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UC San Diego Division of Arts and Humanities Offers New Summer Academy

January 19, 2017

…Division of Arts and Humanities Offers New Summer Academy UC San Diego’s Division of Arts and Humanities is on a mission to highlight the value of the humanities, to increase student enrollments, and to assist low-income, first-generation and underrepresented students. Its vision was recently recognized by the Andrew W. Mellon…

UC San Diego’s KNIT, Digital Arts & Humanities ‘Connect the Dots’

July 10, 2017

…Division of Arts and Humanities is crafting collaboration and community on campus — digitally. By offering online tools collectively referred to as a “digital commons,” KNIT will enable university faculty, students and staff to customize websites for courses; research projects or personal academic portfolios; create or join public and private…

A Single Gene Mutation May Have Helped Humans Become Optimal Long-Distance Runners

September 11, 2018

…eventually become the modern human species. Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report on studies of mice engineered to lack the same gene and resulting data that suggest the lost gene may also have contributed to humanity’s well-documented claim to be among the best long-distance runners…

$1.25 Million Legacy Gift Boosts UC San Diego’s Department of Theatre and Dance

November 9, 2015

Teachers often inspire students, but students can move teachers, too. Such was the case during a recent visit to UC San Diego’s Department of Theatre and Dance by long-time educator and arts supporter Lois Chant. Her $1.25 million legacy gift will boost the department’s efforts to continue its top-ranked theater…

Mining Microbiomes

October 29, 2015

…are only 10 percent human. Ninety percent of the cells that make up our bodies are actually bacteria, viruses, fungi and other microbes. And researchers are now finding that these unique microbial communities — called microbiomes — can greatly influence human and environmental health. The human gut microbiome alone has…

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

August 10, 2016

…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 by Spanish-speaking…

UC San Diego’s Division of Arts and Humanities Helps Students the “Write” Way

November 10, 2016

…Division of Arts and Humanities Helps Students the “Write” Way UC San Diego’s Division of Arts and Humanities is devoted to developing students’ skills of critical thinking and analytic expression. Those skills include writing analytically. Some students, however, who enroll at the university—including some first-generation, underrepresented and international students—have not…

Students to Discover Paths, Make Connections at Conference for Research in the Arts, Humanities and

October 30, 2014

…Research in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Nov. 4 UC San Diego undergraduates in the arts, humanities and social sciences are using research as a means to deepen engagement in their fields and make interdisciplinary connections to further define their academic interests. On Nov. 4, they will have an…

Breaking Down Barriers to Success

May 2, 2019

…Division of Arts and Humanities Breaking Down Barriers to Success Arts and Humanities transfer students shine in campus-wide McNair Program Three transfer students in the Division of Arts and Humanities have been selected as campus McNair scholars, a national program that supports first-generation students to help break down barriers in…

UC San Diego’s Graduate Programs Among Nation’s Best, According to U.S. News and World Report

March 12, 2013

The 2014 edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools guidebook, released today, highly ranks the University of California, San Diego’s professional schools in engineering and medicine, as well as its academic Ph.D. programs in the social sciences and humanities.

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