His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama

Creating hope with the Dalai Lama

His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama speaks with author Pico Iyer as the keynote event in a new initiative.

Nate Mohler painted cityscape 'Grunge City'

Love it or hate it? Artists on the crypto-art craze

UCLA design media arts faculty and alumni share their thoughts on the crypto-art craze.

Artificial intelligence graphic with tongue saying 'the end'

Will AI write the next Great American Novel?

A writer explores what happens to art when our muses become mechanical, when inspiration is not divine but digital.

United States of Al stars

New sitcom produced by UC Riverside’s Reza Aslan brings humor and heart to assimilation

The new show follows a Marine combat veteran and a former interpreter as they adjust to life in America after life in Afghanistan.

Map of slave trade voyages with geographic labels

UC Santa Cruz joins new consortium to ensure future of SlaveVoyages database

Three UC campuses will help grow a repository that Henry Louis Gates Jr. has called one of the most significant research projects in the history of slavery.

César Chávez

Historical photographs of César Chávez available through UC Merced library

The UC Merced Library holds intimate portraits of labor leader, community organizer, businessman and Latino American civil rights activist César Chávez.

Kids watching TV

What are kids actually learning from popular TV?

A 50-year survey shows the values kids learn have changed from decade to decade, often reflecting shifts in the broader culture.

Jeffrey MacKie-Mason

UC’s deal with Elsevier: What it took, what it means, why it matters

UC Berkeley librarian Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, co-chair of UC’s publisher negotiation team, explains the significance of this step for open access.

Lunar New Year ox animation

Happy Lunar New Year

Reflections on the holiday and its global celebrations from scholars at UC Irvine.

Domenico di Michelino Dante Divine Comedy Painting Duomo Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore Church Florence Italy. Painting created 1465

Lessons from Dante in a time of COVID-19

Reflecting on the poem’s renewed relevance on the 700th anniversary of its completion.