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  • UC San Diego Institute of Arts and Humanities Increases Its Cultural Breadth

    The University of California San Diego’s Institute of Arts and Humanities (IAH) is adding two programs to its already culturally rich offerings—Chicana/o and Latina/o Arts and Humanities (CLAH) and Third World Studies (TWS). Both are established campus programs now administered through the institute.…

  • UC San Diego Theatre Alumni Win Princess Grace Awards in Triplicate

    The University of California San Diego’s Department of Theatre and Dance is one of the top theater training programs in the nation for a reason—it produces promising artists. This fact wasn’t lost on the Princess Grace Foundation-USA, an organization that supports emerging artists, when it recently…

  • UC San Diego Arts and Humanities Names New Associate Deans

    The University of California San Diego’s Division of Arts and Humanities includes three new associate deans. In addition to their faculty and research work, David Gutierrez from the Department of History will serve as the new associate dean for the division, and John “Jody” Blanco from the Department…

  • Alumnus’ Heritage Featured in Play Premiering at La Jolla Playhouse

    UC San Diego’s Department of Theatre and Dance ranks high in the nation for a reason—the transferable training it provides to its graduate students through a unique partnership with the world-renowned La Jolla Playhouse. Proof of that collaboration’s success lies in, “The Last Tiger in Haiti,”…

  • Global Change Makers

    Nick Forsch relies heavily on clinician feedback for his research. As a bioengineering Ph.D. student at UC San Diego, he is developing computational tools to enable doctors to better understand their patients’ diseases. The challenges of translating his research to real-world doctors and patients led…

  • UC San Diego Arts and Humanities Awarded Four Hellman Fellowships

    The University of California San Diego’s Division of Arts and Humanities significantly increased its presence on the recently released list of 2016 – 2017 Hellman Fellowships, a university program designed to provide financial support to promising faculty for activities that enhance progress toward…

  • UC San Diego Announces Inaugural Directors for the Institute of Arts and Humanities

    University of California San Diego’s Division of Arts and Humanities launched a new initiative last fall by establishing the Institute of Arts and Humanities (IAH)—a cultural hub that fortifies academic, administrative and community outreach efforts within the division. Now, the division has appointed…

  • UC San Diego Humanities Professor Awarded Fellowship to Study Lithium Triangle

    University of California San Diego’s Luis Martin-Cabrera has been named a 2016 Whiting Public Engagement (WPE) Fellow by the Whiting Foundation for his proposal to investigate the lives of indigenous groups living in a region known as the “Saudi Arabia of Lithium.” A key component in rechargeable…