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.

The facts behind science fiction

With Comic-Con looming, UC Irvine professor says our fascination with superheroes provides fertile ground for teaching fundamentals of physics.
man/science fiction photo illustration

Science fiction through lens of racial inclusiveness

Prestigious grant will fund a yearlong exploration of ethnic futurisms.
Tom Burtonwood's Orihon

One for the books

New exhibit shines a spotlight on artists’ books.
Donald Neuen

A grand finale for conductor extraordinaire

Donald Neuen officially retired at the age of 80 with a stirring concert at UCLA's Royce Hall.
Fig. 1 - animation

Into the archives of animation

Long before Pixar and today's CGI special effects extravaganzas, early animators of the silent era introduced new techniques into filmmaking.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author to teach at UC Riverside

Jane Smiley joins distinguished faculty of the Department of Creative Writing.