Carrie Mae Weems holds a notepad

How to develop your profound voice

Acclaimed artist and alum Carrie Mae Weems ’84 delivers a ‘great challenge’ to students across campus.

Lisa Ranran Hu

Sophomore named to Teen Vogue’s ‘21 Under 21’ for trailblazing film about gender identity

Lisa Ranran Hu’s movie, “Escape,” has challenged the status quo in her home country of China.

Alan Castel reads his book

How to stay healthy and happy through the decades

UCLA’s Alan Castel explains the psychology of successful aging in his new book, “Better with Age.”

Ruth Bader Ginsburg in SCOTUS robe

Ruth is Truth

The first full-life biography of pioneering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hits the shelves.

UC Santa Barbara Frankenstein

A monster for our times

Mary Shelley breathed life into Frankenstein more than 200 years ago, and her classic novel only grows more relevant.

Marlen Ríos-Hernández sits on stairs

A Ph.D. in punk? Only at UC Riverside

Doctoral candidate Marlen Ríos-Hernández takes a scholarly approach to the mosh pit.

A Hard Day's Night poster featuring the Beatles

New course on the Beatles comes together

Award-winning filmmaker will teach the band’s story through film, video and interviews with music industry executives.

A character plays with a toy trolley in The Good Place

How a UCLA philosophy professor helped construct ‘The Good Place’

‘The Trolley Problem’ is just one of the thought experiments that make the show tick.

Shakespeare in emoji form

Call me Emoji

‘Moby Dick’ has been translated into emojis. True story. 

The UC ‘September Issue’: Boldly Californian

We combed our campuses for student styles that we admire. Here's what we found.