Arts

UC Santa Cruz daydreaming

The link between dreaming and mind-wandering

What are dreams? "An accidental byproduct of our waking cognitive abilities," a new book says.

UC Merced whale

Human speech, jazz and whale song

Three wildly different samples show how much forms of communication have in common.

food podcast UC Berkeley

New podcast explores people, places behind the food we eat

The Berkeley Food Institute explores the network of people and places behind what we eat in a new series.

UC Santa Barbara printing press

Step back into the 19th century

A replica printing press from England takes center stage in the new Maker Lab.

Bob Dylan archive UC Santa Cruz

UC Santa Cruz music alumnus lands job as head archivist of Bob Dylan Archive

Alum will help build the world's leading academic resource on the artist.

UCLA Domingo

Grammy-winner Plácido Domingo to receive UCLA Medal

Campus will present its highest honor to the singer, conductor, opera impresario and former prof.

UC Berkeley Alice Waters

Alice Waters on free speech and the making of a counterculture cook

The celebrated chef releases a memoir spanning her days at UC Berkeley to the White House garden and Chez Panisse.

UC Santa Barbara tea

How tea shaped the modern world

Historian traces tea’s journey across the globe as a commodity and a tool of the British Empire.

Kornbluth UCSF monologue

Comedian looks to tell the stories of dementia patients, caregivers

Josh Kornbluth empowers others to use storytelling as a therapeutic tool.

Secret Life of Muslims web series Linda Sarsour

'The Secret Life of Muslims' earns Emmy, Peabody nods

From when you wear a hijab to getting typecast as a terrorist, the web series invites viewers into Muslim American life.

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