Arts

Professor wins book award for Haiti memoir

Amy Wilentz is honored by the National Book Critics Circle.
Susan Straight

SoCal author is a Straight-up original

Riverside native and longtime professor Susan Straight will receive a lifetime achievement award from the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes.
"Frozen"

Mathematicians bring snow to life for Disney's 'Frozen'

UCLA researchers help create what are arguably the most realistic, animated snow scenes in any film.

Digitization project breathes new life into UC Libraries’ collections

Out-of-print treasures get new exposure in the digital realm.

Alumnus up for "Best Picture" Oscar

"Nebraska" is one of several notable films produced by Ron Yerxa.
Maria del Carmen notes

Century-old music mystery solved

Musicologist Walter Clark locates long-lost opera by Spanish composer Enrique Granados.
Evil White Foods video

Film professor's video addresses LA public health crisis

Los Angeles transit passengers will learn of the dangers of 'Evil White Foods' from John Jota Leaños' film.
Dr. Seuss illustration

Dr. Seuss donation? A cause for celebration!

Trove of archived works, donated to the UC San Diego Library, may find their way into new books to delight Dr. Seuss' legion of fans.
Bunche Hall

In the footsteps of Ansel Adams

Revisit locales for the iconic photographer's 'Fiat Lux' images, and see how UCLA has changed over a half century.

If it ain’t Baroque, don’t fix it

Four decades ago, music professor Linda Burman-Hall founded the Santa Cruz Baroque Festival. It's still going strong today.

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