TB sanatorium

Scourge of the city

UCSF's battle with tuberculosis is woven into San Francisco’s history, from its early public health partnership with SF General Hospital to the research and training that have led to a global attack on the disease.
Joshua Bloom

Doctoral candidate wins American Book Award

Prize goes to Joshua Bloom and co-author Waldo Martin of UC Berkeley for 'Black Against Empire,' acclaimed history of the Black Panthers.
Kara Cooney

Egyptologist gives new life to female pharaoh

No usurper, Hatshepsut was just really good at her job, according to new biography.
Yosemite National Park

Berkeley and the making of Yosemite

Digital book brings to life the revered national park that's marking its 150th anniversary.
aerial view, El Zotz, Guatemala

Capturing ancient Maya sites from both a rat’s and a ‘bat’s' eye view’

Drones and lasers help archaeologists study ruins hidden in Guatemalan jungle.
Derek Boling and Tim Groeling

Archive unveils digitized speeches from turbulent Sixties

UCLA’s communication studies department has posted full speeches given on campus between 1962 and 1973, featuring major figures of the era such as Cesar Chavez, Lenny Bruce, Jane Fonda and Eldridge Cleaver.
Fig. 1 - animation

Into the archives of animation

Long before Pixar and today's CGI special effects extravaganzas, early animators of the silent era introduced new techniques into filmmaking.
David Blackwell

Life stories of early black faculty offer window onto history

Eighteen African American faculty and senior administrators, hired before the advent of affirmative-action policies in the 1970s, recount their stories in an oral-history series.
Walnut Grove community, 1925

Rare documentary about early Japanese immigrants resurfaces

After 30 years, film about first-generation Issei in California reaches new audiences.
Grateful Dead

Dead's legacy lives on at Santa Cruz

Collection of iconic band's materials is one of many rich archives entrusted to UC.