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MFA Artist Eddy Miramontes Awarded David Antin Prize at UC San Diego

July 3, 2019

The UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts awarded artist Eddy Miramontes the David Antin Endowed Prize for Excellence in MFA Visual Arts.

Philosopher Nancy Cartwright Honored for Lifetime Scholarly Achievement

May 29, 2019

UC San Diego Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Nancy Cartwright is the recipient of the Carl Gustav Hempel Award, recognizing lifetime scholarly achievement in the philosophy of science as well as scholarly excellence.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Three UC San Diego Professors

April 17, 2019

Susan Ackerman, Yishi Jin and John Wixted of UC San Diego have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country’s most esteemed honorary societies and independent policy research centers. They will join 200 new members in the organization’s 2019 class.

Guggenheim Award ‘A Milestone’ for UC San Diego Professor Katharina Rosenberger

April 17, 2019

Katharina Rosenberger, a composer and professor in the University of California San Diego Department of Music, was awarded a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship for a new collaboration that will investigate the relationship of body and movement to sound.

Changing Strategies to Save Nature

April 17, 2019

The Institute for Practical Ethics welcomes environmental journalist Emma Marris for a unique and optimistic talk about new methods in conservation during Earth Month celebrations, the second keynote address for the new campus institute.

Celebrating Contemporary Literature

April 12, 2019

The UC San Diego Department of Literature’s New Writing Series has introduced hundreds of writers to the greater San Diego community since 1986. The six events set for Spring Quarter kicks off April 17.

Philosophy Professor Awarded $1.2 Million Grant to Advance Research on Free Will and Responsibility

April 11, 2019

UC San Diego Department of Philosophy professor Manuel Vargas and Santiago Amaya of the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia have been awarded a $1.2 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to advance understanding of agency, free will and responsibility.

International Peace Photographer Reza Deghati to Speak at UC San Diego

April 2, 2019

The UC San Diego Division of Arts and Humanities welcomes international photographer Reza Deghati to campus to discuss his philosophy about bettering humanity. The artist will present a public forum April 8 and an exhibition of his work April 9 – May 9, with an opening reception April 13.

European Research Council Awards UC San Diego Professor 2.5 million Euros for Music Research

March 28, 2019

University of California San Diego Distinguished Professor Jann Pasler was awarded a 2.5 million-euro Advanced Grant from the European Research Council, funding a five-year project that will greatly expand colonialism studies and help develop researchers from the former French empire.

Decolonization and the Settler-Indigenous Relationship

March 22, 2019

In new work by UC San Diego assistant professor Julie Burelle, the relationship between two groups of people in Quebec, Canada come into play in an important conversation about settler-indigenous relationships and decolonization, deeply adding to the growing field of Indigenous studies.
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