dance your Ph.D. UC

Dance your Ph.D.

Using aerial dance to explain her research, Nancy Scherich wins a Science magazine competition.

John Lithgow UC San Diego

John Lithgow: An actor’s lessons

The Emmy award-winner shares encouragement and experience with an MFA class.

Get Out UCLA

‘Get Out’-inspired class gets students to dig into portrayals of race and fear

Jordan Peele stops by lecturer Tananarive Due's course on how depictions of blackness have shaped real-life prejudice.

UC San Diego Stefan Savage

Meet UC’s 2017 MacArthur award ‘geniuses’

Four alums and one professor earn prestigious fellowships to continue their creative work.

head shake

Animations that are true to life

Animated films are about to take a leap forward, thanks to math.

UC Santa Cruz daydreaming

The link between dreaming and mind-wandering

What are dreams? "An accidental byproduct of our waking cognitive abilities," a new book says.

UC Merced whale

Human speech, jazz and whale song

Three wildly different samples show how much forms of communication have in common.

food podcast UC Berkeley

New podcast explores people, places behind the food we eat

The Berkeley Food Institute explores the network of people and places behind what we eat in a new series.

UC Santa Barbara printing press

Step back into the 19th century

A replica printing press from England takes center stage in the new Maker Lab.

Bob Dylan archive UC Santa Cruz

UC Santa Cruz music alumnus lands job as head archivist of Bob Dylan Archive

Alum will help build the world's leading academic resource on the artist.

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