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Art’s Content: Jacobs Medical Center Captures Curative Power of Creativity

December 14, 2016

…areas to cafeterias and lobbies. One way is through art, and the new Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health reflects this with an extraordinary collection of paintings, photographs, sculptures, and other mediums, by renowned artists that are featured on every floor and inside every patient room throughout the…

UC San Diego Institute of Arts and Humanities Increases Its Cultural Breadth

August 10, 2016

…San Diego’s Institute of Arts and Humanities (IAH) is adding two programs to its already culturally rich offerings—Chicana/o and Latina/o Arts and Humanities (CLAH) and Third World Studies (TWS). Both are established campus programs now administered through the institute. CLAH provides a broad introduction to the histories and cultures produced…

‘Silent Music’ Exhibition at UC San Diego Mimics Living Organism

March 28, 2017

…exhibition by Canadian sound artist Robin Minard, opens on Thursday, April 6 and runs through June 9 in the gallery@calit2 of the Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego. The installation mixes perceptions of nature and technology in quite public spaces. The opening includes a talk by the artist, panel discussion…

Artist Offers Dystopic Vision of New Life Emerging from Great Pacific Garbage Patch

January 18, 2017

…campus will be treated to a mind-expanding yet dystopic art show that asks a simple question: If life started today in our plastic debris-filled oceans, what kinds of life forms would emerge out of the contemporary primordial ooze? The exhibition, “An Ecosystem of Excess”, opens February 2 and runs through…

UC San Diego Partners with Warner Bros. to Celebrate Iconic Film at Comic-Con

July 16, 2018

…directed by Stanley Kubrick, who co-wrote it with futurist Arthur C. Clarke, changed the world. The groundbreaking cinematic revolution offered a visionary view of the future and of humankind’s place in the cosmos. The film inspired numerous changes in science, technology and art—demonstrating the lasting impact of its ingenuity and…

UC San Diego Division of Arts and Humanities Hosts Lectures on Health and Well-being

December 10, 2015

The University of California, San Diego Division of Arts and Humanities hosts, “Degrees of Health and Well-being,” a public lecture series that runs from January 20 through February 24, 7:00 p.m., in the Great Hall, where six keynote speakers will present talks to campus and wider San Diego audiences.

San Diego to be Research Hub for New Human Vaccines Project

April 7, 2016

…the “Mesa Consortium,” a new scientific hub for the Human Vaccines Project. Under a collaborative agreement, the Mesa Consortium and the Human Vaccine Project aim to transform current understanding of the human immune system and expedite development of vaccines and biologics to prevent and treat many global diseases.

Evolutionary Gene Loss May Help Explain Why Only Humans are Prone to Heart Attacks

July 22, 2019

…in a heightened risk of cardiovascular disease in all humans as a species, while also setting up a further risk for red meat-eating humans.

Alumni Couple Donates $500,000 to UC San Diego Department of Literature

January 14, 2016

Alumni play a key role in a university’s fundraising efforts. Casey and Matthew Shen are prime examples. The University of California, San Diego alumni couple recently donated one-half million dollars to their alma mater to establish the Casey and Matthew Shen Endowment to support graduate student fellowships in the Department…

UC San Diego Researchers Collaborate to Fool the Eye and the Mind through Touch

July 14, 2017

…Reality. Department of Visual Arts Professor Sheldon Brown and M.F.A. candidate Jon Paden are partnering with scholars in the departments of Neuroscience, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and NanoEngineering on a project entitled, “Tromper soi-même: Fooling the senses with new techniques of combined visual and afferent Augmented…

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