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UC San Diego Staff Member Mario Aguilera Earns Prestigious Science Writing Award

October 7, 2021

…National Association of Sciences Writers (NASW) 2021 Excellence in Institutional Writing Award. The NASW presented the award at its virtual ScienceWriters2021 event on Sept. 29, honoring Aguilera in the short-form category for his story, “Drug Lord’s Hippos Make Their Mark on Foreign Ecosystem.” Last year, Aguilera received Honorable Mention in…

The Unlimited Possibility of Human Imagination

September 26, 2022

The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination at UC San Diego brings together scientists, artists and engineers to better understand, enhance and encourage imagination.

Diversity is Hallmark of UC San Diego Department of Literature New Writing Series

January 25, 2016

…through March 2, takes a transnational focus with guest writers John Gibler, Lorena Gomez Mostajo, John B. Washington and Marivi Blanco. The next presentation, featuring Washington, takes place Jan. 27, 4:30 p.m., in the Visual Arts Presentation Lab on campus.

UC San Diego Library Joins One Book, One San Diego for 10th Anniversary Celebration

October 25, 2016

Local author Zohreh Ghahremani to speak on Nov 3. for One Book event at Geisel Library

Celebrating Contemporary Literature

April 12, 2019

The UC San Diego Department of Literature’s New Writing Series has introduced hundreds of writers to the greater San Diego community since 1986. The six events set for Spring Quarter kicks off April 17.

UC San Diego Welcomes Author George R.R. Martin in Support of Clarion Workshop

April 17, 2017

…Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop. Martin is a former instructor for the oldest science fiction and fantasy writing program, which resides within the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination. Considered the most prominent fantasy writer since J.R.R. Tolkien, Martin will engage in conversation about the craft of writing…

Carlos Blanco Aguinaga, One of Founders of UC San Diego Literature Department, Dies

September 26, 2013

…distinguished literary critic, fiction writer, and one of the founders of UCSD’s Literature Department, died in La Jolla on September 11, 2013. Born in Irún, in the Basque country, Blanco was 9 years old when he and his anti-Francoist family became exiles during the struggle between Republican loyalists and Falangist…

Economist, Writer-performer Awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

May 1, 2012

Economist, Writer-performer Awarded Guggenheim Fellowships Eileen Myles Two members of the UC San Diego faculty have won a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2012: Writer-performer Eileen Myles and economist James E. Rauch. Myles and Rauch join four others from the University of California, among 181 scholars, artists and scientists from the U.S.…

Author Cory Doctorow to Speak at UC San Diego on Scarcity, Abundance and the Finite Planet

January 26, 2018

On Feb. 9, bestselling novelist and activist Cory Doctorow will be back on the UC San Diego campus for a lecture at the Qualcomm Institute on the Earth’s finite resources as reflected in his 2017 novel, WALKAWAY.

Funny Finding:  Men Win Humor Test (by a Hair)

October 19, 2011

Men are funnier than women, but only just barely and mostly to other men. So says a psychology study from the University of California, San Diego Division of Social Sciences.

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