students Aaron Minoofar and Guy Dotan

A winning strategy: Students invent board games that tap into Inca culture, history

Students in an archaeology class on the Inca Empire devised board games based on the history and culture of what was the largest civilization in pre-Columbian America.

Ancestry.com, UC Riverside partner to digitize historical newspapers

Historians, genealogists, rejoice: Partnership will bring millions of pages of historical California papers online.

Digitization project breathes new life into UC Libraries’ collections

Out-of-print treasures get new exposure in the digital realm.
Maria del Carmen notes

Century-old music mystery solved

Musicologist Walter Clark locates long-lost opera by Spanish composer Enrique Granados.

Clayborne Carson: King's chronicler

The man who edits and publishes Martin Luther King’s papers isn't just a scholar of the civil rights movement. Historian, documentarian, playwright and scholar Clayborne Carson lived it.
U.S. flags

Four threats to American democracy

UCLA professor examines four interconnected issues that could threaten a breakdown of effective democratic government in the United States.

Intellectual migration from fascist Europe to Berkeley

Exhibition at the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life traces the journeys of artists, writers and scholars who eventually made their way to safety and intellectual prominence at UC Berkeley.
Douglas Haynes

‘Downton Abbey’ and diversity

Professor, administrator is a scholar of British history, fan of the TV series and award-winning champion of equity in faculty hiring

World's earliest depiction of volcanic eruption

Professor confirms that Turkish mural is a representation of an eruption more than 8,000 years ago.

JFK: Fifty years on

Looking back at President Kennedy's assassination a half century ago.