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Holocaust Living History Workshop Series Continues at UC San Diego in 2022

January 18, 2022

The University of California San Diego’s Holocaust Living History Workshop (HLHW) 2021-2022 series continues with five profound events that underscore this year’s theme, “Beyond the Great Silence: The Holocaust in Art, Memory, and Life.”

Suraj Israni Center for Cinematic Arts Established in Memory of Promising Film Student

December 21, 2021

In recognition of a generous gift from Deepak and Varsha Israni, UC San Diego is proud to establish the Suraj Israni Center for Cinematic Arts within the Division of Arts and Humanities, the university’s hub for creative and academic advancement in culture, music, theater, film and the arts.

Triton Pride at This Year’s San Diego Festival of Books

August 11, 2021

When this year’s San Diego Festival of Books returns Aug. 21, UC San Diego will once again be well represented, from faculty as featured authors and professors leading key panels, to staff who have helped shape the cultural event in our region for years.

UC San Diego Scholar of Eastern Europe Amelia Glaser Selected as Harvard Radcliffe Fellow

July 20, 2021

Associate professor Amelia Glaser has been named a 2021–2022 fellow at Harvard Radcliffe Institute, where she will investigate contemporary literature and art in Ukraine to better understand how a collective identity can be publicly reimagined during, and immediately following, political upheaval.

Training Computers to Transfer Music from One Style to Another

July 20, 2021

UC San Diego computer music professor and high school student devise a machine learning tool to transfer music notation between musical styles.

Annual Summer Program for the Advancement of Women in Philosophy Supports Potential Grad Students

July 15, 2021

Discussions ranging from reparations to the removal of monuments await the 14 students selected to participate in this year’s Summer Program for the Advancement of Women in Philosophy, the 10-day program organized by the UC San Diego Department of Philosophy.

Machine Learning Enhances Non-verbal Communication in Online Classrooms

June 21, 2021

Prompted by the challenge of teaching music via Zoom during the pandemic, researchers use eye tracking, gaze estimation and machine learning to improve non-verbal communication in virtual classrooms.

Conrad Prebys Foundation Awards $500,000 Grant to Support Department of Music’s Community Outreach

May 3, 2021

The UC San Diego Department of Music will expand its post-pandemic reach with support from a $500,000 grant from The Conrad Prebys Foundation, helping to launch the department’s outreach to both regional and international audiences.

UC San Diego Music Professor Wins Prestigious Award

March 2, 2021

UC San Diego music professor and composer Lei Liang will receive a Goddard Lieberson Fellowship in Music for 2021 from the American Academy of Arts and Letters at a virtual ceremony on May 19.

Engineer-turned-Artist Named Associate Director of Interdisciplinary Institute

February 19, 2021

The Qualcomm Institute at the University of California San Diego has appointed the composer, music professor and sound designer Shahrokh Yadegari to be an Associate Director of the interdisciplinary institute.
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