UC Santa Cruz |

Ashley Nicole Black, UC Santa Cruz theater arts alumna, earns dual Emmy nod

Already an Emmy winner for her work on “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” Black is behind the laughs on a number of shows, from “A Black Lady Sketch Show” to “Ted Lasso.”

UC Riverside |

New book explores how an epidemic shaped Christianity in the Americas

A new book details how Indigenous Mexicans rebuilt the Roman Catholic Church in the aftermath of an outbreak.

UC Santa Barbara |

In the words of the Buddha

UC Santa Barbara joins forces with global 84000 project to translate entirety of the Tibetan Buddhist canon.


Can TV shows help with teen mental health?

A UCLA report suggests they can, but only when topics are approached in a credible, supportive way.

UC Santa Cruz |

Virtual reality warps your sense of time, research shows

Psychology research demonstrates unique ‘time compression’ effect of virtual reality.

UC Newsroom |

A new generation of storytellers emerges

How UCLA’s Center for EthnoCommunications brings Asian American perspectives to life.

UC Santa Barbara |

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.


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.

California Magazine |

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.

UC Riverside |

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.

UC Santa Cruz |

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.

UC Merced |

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.