University of California San Diego professors Amy Adler and F. Akif Tezcan are among the 184 artists, writers, scholars and scientists announced as this year’s Guggenheim Fellows, awarded by the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
Longtime campus supporters Chiu-Shan Chen Ph.D. ’69 and Rufina Chen have committed $5 million to UC San Diego, one of the largest individual gifts to the Division of Arts and Humanities. This gift will establish a new Center for Taiwan Studies within the division.
Three members of the University of California San Diego community, including two professors and one professor emeritus, have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences—one of the oldest and most esteemed honorary societies in the nation.
When actor and professor Richard Robichaux was in production for the new Disney series “Big Shot,” he often brought back lessons from set to his classroom—a common practice for graduate students in the Department of Theatre and Dance.
When Alicia Yancey started her first year at UC San Diego, she sought out spaces where Black students like her could thrive. For community, she grew close to the Black Resource Center and served two years as president of the Black Student Union.
Five of the world’s most renowned composers and lyricists gathered for a virtual UC San Diego event March 6, outlining how they envision the role of opera in advancing equality and social justice.
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