Arts

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.

desert landscape

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.

Jeff Mackie Mason UC Berkeley

Why UC split with publishing giant Elsevier

Universal open access to UC research and contained costs were important, unmet goals.

A tree, a camera and William Shakespeare

4 reasons the future will rely on humanities majors

As new technological and scientific advancements are made, humanists are needed at every turn.

Patricia Cardoso

‘Real Women Have Curves’ director joins UC Riverside faculty

‘I think I just fell in love with the school and the people here,’ says Colombian-born Patricia Cardoso on stepping out from behind the camera.

Young Creators and Visionaries Collaborative

Young, gifted and black: The next generation of artists and entrepreneurs

This Black History Month, we are tuning into visions of the future from our current students and recent alums.

Woman reading book with cocoa

Famous UC writers on their favorite books

UC’s leading literary lights give us ideas for a holiday read.

Gonzo Hunter S. Thompson

UC Santa Cruz receives significant Hunter S. Thompson collection

An 800-volume collection has been donated to Special Collections Archives at UC Santa Cruz.

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