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Building an Archive of San Diego History

February 28, 2019

…from the Race and Oral History Project, along with professors Yen Le Espiritu, Luis Alvarez and Simeon Man, visit Barrio Logan in spring 2018. (Photos courtesy UC San Diego Race and Oral History Project) Building an Archive of San Diego History UC San Diego students bring campus to community and…

San Diego Technology Archive to Expand to Include Additional Tech Sectors

January 20, 2014

…of the Center for Oral History at the Chemical Heritage Foundation. He has a Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies from Cornell University. SDTA will benefit students, academic researchers, historians, company employees, investment entities, and other individuals with an interest in San Diego’s unique business environment for technology and innovation.…

UC San Diego Names 2020-2022 Changemaker Faculty Fellows

December 17, 2020

…Title: The Race and Oral History Project Community Partners: United Women of East Africa, Refugee Health Unit | UC San Diego Center for Community Health, Allies to End Detention, American Friends Service Committee—US-Mexico Border Program, Barrio Logan College Institute, and Casa Familiar Project Description: The project seeks to curate an…

UC San Diego Literature Department Excellence Reflected in Alumna’s First Novel

August 2, 2017

…and the veracity of oral history that pushes the boundaries between language and form in profound ways. Described as “a grand experimental epic,” the story is about an American teenager in the mid-1990s named Lao K, who is contemplating whether or not to help her dying mother, Li-Ming, end her…

Conversations Across Generations Help Unite Campus LGBT Community

April 28, 2016

…have shifted across decades. “Oral history of the LGBT community tends to be passed horizontally among peers close in age,” explained Shaun Travers, director of the UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center. “Intergenerational Dialogues offers an opportunity for a small group of people to come together, share a meal and…

$5 Million Gift to Establish New Center for Taiwan Studies

May 6, 2021

…also expand the Taiwanese-American oral history project initially funded by the TAH Foundation. Interdisciplinary collaboration Division of Arts and Humanities Dean and Chancellor’s Associates Chair in Italian Literature Cristina Della Coletta said the Chens are helping to elevate UC San Diego as a hub for cultural and academic collaboration. The…

Obituary Notice—Charles Cox: Esteemed Scripps Professor of Oceanography

December 4, 2015

…A Scripps Archives 2013 oral history interview with Chip Cox by Peter Brueggeman can be heard here. In lieu of flowers, his family suggests contributions in memory of Chip Cox go to Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, to continue to support the ocean exploration research that Cox was…

Obituary Notice: Edward (Jerry) Winterer, Scripps Oceanography Geologist

September 7, 2016

…in 1968. In an oral history recorded in 2006, Winterer recalled his first drilling trip in the western Pacific Ocean in 1969: “We knew almost nothing about what we were going to run into. Mainly just blank mystery. And so I simply oriented my career thereafter on a study of…

Two Gifts Help Establish San Diego’s First Large-Scale, University-Based Resource on Homelessness

June 2, 2022

…the clients and conducted oral history interviews to understand the diversity of this population and the day-to-day challenges unhoused San Diegans face. Students shared how these experiences have profoundly changed their own thinking and attitudes about this complicated issue. “This course has made me more deeply understand the intersectionality between…

News Obituary: Y.C. Bert Fung

December 20, 2019

…said in an extensive oral history he recorded for IEEE in 2000. “It’s the new product in between, which is neither of the mother fields. The interesting part is the new in-between part.” Fung as a teacher and mentor More than 100 researchers from around the world gathered at UC…

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