Arts

View of a Disneyland coaster with Mickey Mouse on it

Welcome to Disneyland

A new course provides an in-depth look at the world of Disney — from a professor who has taken more than 600 spins on the Matterhorn.

D’Vonte Johnson

With new rig, student can achieve director dream

D’Vonte Johnson is ready to turn auteur, thanks to a student-designed camera rig compatible with cerebral palsy.

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Cyber Shakespeare

All UC students can see the Bard's world brought to life in a new online course.

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UC Berkeley students investigate war crimes using social media

A new generation of human rights investigators is already contributing to vital and Pulitzer Prize-winning work.

Robin Hunicke on the Project Runway judges panel

Arts professor Robin Hunicke judges on 'Project Runway'

She served as guest judge for an episode in which contestants designed powerful female video game characters.

Darrin Bell cartoon with two ballot boxes

UC Berkeley alumni score three 2019 Pulitzer Prize victories

The campus boasts three new alumni winners and several other finalists and contributors.

Jeffrey Stewart and Darrin Bell

UC professor, alum win Pulitzers for work grounded in black perspectives

Jeffrey Stewart and Darrin Bell earn one of the nation's highest honors in journalism, literature and music.

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Being 'Other' in America

American Book Award-winning author Laila Lalami examines contemporary life in her new book “The Other Americans.”

Jim Morrison holding a film camera up to Ray Manzarek

The Doors’ Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison as college students, preserved on film

The UCLA Film and Television Archive is crowdfunding an effort to preserve films featuring the two alums.

Kara Cooney at a desk with an open book

The parallels of female power in ancient Egypt and modern times

In her latest book, Kara Cooney notes how a ruler’s gender matters far less than whose agendas are served.

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