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Holocaust Living History Workshop Launches 2020-2021 Series Virtually

October 5, 2020

The University of California San Diego’s Holocaust Living History Workshop (HLHW) is returning this fall with a yearlong series of seven lectures that underscore the theme “Witnessing the Past: Holocaust Histories.”

Historian Denise Demetriou Receives Two Prestigious Fellowships

July 13, 2020

The Gerry and Jeannie Ranglas Chair in Ancient Greek History chair holder has been awarded a visiting fellowship to Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies and is also receiving a Getty Scholars’ Grant to conduct research at the Getty Villa.

Making Connections Across Disciplines

July 2, 2020

Department of Music Professor Lei Liang finds a natural connection between earth science, technology and contemporary music as Research Artist in Residence at the UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute

UC San Diego’s Doctoral Programs Lauded by U.S. News and World Report

March 18, 2020

U.S. News & World Report today released its 2021 guidebook that ranks the nation’s top graduate programs and professional schools, giving praise to the University of California San Diego’s innovative programs, including the campus’ Jacobs School of Engineering and School of Medicine.

Composer Chinary Ung to be Inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters

February 26, 2020

When the American Academy of Arts and Letters inducts its newest members in May, University of California San Diego composer and Distinguished Professor of Music Chinary Ung will become the first faculty member in the university’s 60 year history to receive the prestigious honor.

International Symposium at UC San Diego to Highlight Indigenous Voices

February 12, 2020

The greater San Diego-Tijuana region will get a rare opportunity to engage with contemporary Indigenous writing and poetry, part of an international symposium addressing the importance and impact of Indigenous language and literature.

New UC San Diego Symposium Stirs Dialogue Among Data Science and Arts and Humanities Experts

January 27, 2020

On February 7 and 8, UC San Diego will host the Cultured Data Symposium, bringing together experts from data science and the arts and humanities to examine the emerging relationship between data and culture.

UC San Diego, San Diego Community College District Receive Combined $2.7M from Mellon Foundation

December 18, 2019

With support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, UC San Diego and the San Diego Community College District are building a pipeline of successful undergraduate and graduate students, resulting in a new generation of leaders who will reshape the value and meaning of an education in the humanities.

MFA Directing Student Juliana Kleist-Méndez Reflects on Sold-out Production

December 4, 2019

UC San Diego MFA student Juliana Kleist-Méndez is at the helm of "Elektra," the last fall-quarter production for the Department of Theatre and Dance. The sold-out run opens Dec. 4.

Driven by Realities of Climate Change, Composer Lei Liang Receives Classical Music’s Top Honor

December 2, 2019

UC San Diego professor and world-renowned composer Lei Liang wins the 2020 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition for his orchestral work that both evokes the realities of climate change and offers the enduring potential for healing.
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