Joshua Bloom

Doctoral candidate wins American Book Award

Prize goes to Joshua Bloom and co-author Waldo Martin of UC Berkeley for 'Black Against Empire,' acclaimed history of the Black Panthers.

Honors for faculty, students

Riverside English professor is a finalist for the prestigious National Book Award in Poetry; Santa Cruz grad students' interactive fiction honored at IndieCade games festival.
Serpent still from "Frontera!" animated film

Film professor’s original animation debuts on

Unconventional short film uses humor, hip hop and comic book-style animation to tell fascinating story of revolt in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.
Murmuration art installation

High-tech 'visual poetry' breaks through boundaries of art

Professor Jennifer Steinkamp won a national award for her video installation "Murmuration."
Robert Heinlein

Sci-fi fan photographer leaves collection to UC Riverside

Jay Kay Klein gift includes thousands of author, fan photos and endowment to support Eaton Collection.
Cary Joji Fukunaka

Santa Cruz alum wins Emmy for ‘True Detective’

Cary Joji Fukunaga takes award for directing HBO drama.
D.B. Weiss and David Benioff

Crowning achievement

Once a struggling writer, alumnus David Benioff is now Hollywood royalty as the co-creator of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones.’
S.P.Q.R. by Terry Schoonhoven

Mural in student lounge rediscovered as campus treasure

Painting by acclaimed artist Terry Schoonhoven is one of his last remaining murals.
View of the Campidoglio (Capitoline Hill)

Art for the masses

Fellowship enables art historian to study the Capitoline Museum in Rome and the origins of the public art museum.

Spotlight on Grateful Dead's literary legacy

Few bands in popular music have had a more dynamic literary history than the Grateful Dead.