UC San Diego Jade pendant

A pendant fit for a king

One of the largest Mayan jades found to date, containing a historical text, is discovered.

UC Santa Cruz César E. Chávez

Honoring the legacy of César E. Chávez on campus

Legendary organizer inspired a legion of student activists, including those of farmworker families.

Sabino Osuna photographs UC-Mexico

A gift of history

UC gives images of the Mexican Revolution to the Ministry of Culture.

Ethiopia UCLA Wendrich

UCLA archaeologist enlists community to help preserve cultural heritage in Ethiopia

Locals jump in to protect their ancient treasures.

Obama UC Berkeley

Through the lens of hope: Obama’s videographer debriefs

The UC Berkeley alum who brought us some of the White House's most informal moments reflects on her remarkable job.

Mayan city UC Santa Barbara

Unearthing an ancient city

A modern-day Indiana Jones works to preserve the legacy of a Mayan city in a new film.

UCLA Herzog

New Werner Herzog film follows internet from its birth at UCLA

Professor gives "Lo and Behold" its title and a look at the origins of our hyper-connected society.

Cleveland UC Santa Barbara

What 19th century politics can teach us about today

Scholars see echoes of the past in the ways gridlock, inequality and technology are influencing the current election.

Sketches of the secret histories of America

Students tell the secret history of America on Medium

A professor challenges students to share alternative stories of life in America.

UC Santa Cruz Gail Project

A world without the humanities

A UC Santa Barbara project, 4Humanities, draws attention to the importance of liberal arts in novel ways.