Guided by the UC San Diego Strategic Plan, the university is in the midst of a major transformation. One year in and nearly 50% complete, the North Torrey Pines Living and Learning Neighborhood is the Fall 2020 home of the Institute of Arts and Humanities and the departments of History, Literature and Philosophy. Want more?
Undergraduate Research Conference draws 180 students from across campus, including Nalani Tran of Visual Arts. Tran was nominated by professor Dino Dinco for her project "Queer Resilience through Media Practices and Performance Art."
From the Opening Dinner to a Strauss Family Foundation collection private tour, the
Preparing Accomplished Transfers to the Humanities program with the San Diego Community College District and led by Daniel Widener of
History is well underway.
"To my mind, if we are going to meet the unnerving challenges of the future, we simply must rebuild support for our public institutions today ... so our entire community understands their importance," writes History professor Rebecca Jo Plant in this op-ed.
The 45th President of the United States, so far as is known, has never expressed a desire to be in an opera. But he plays a key role in "The Central Park Five," the wildly ambitious new work by acclaimed cutting-edge composer Anthony Davis of
Academically, programs to support Latinx/Chicanx students available at UC San Diego include the
Institute of Arts and Humanities Chicanx and Latinx Studies program that explores Chicanx and Latinx life, history and culture.
Composer George Lewis (formerly of
Music) and noted playwright Lauren Yee (
Theatre and Dance alumna) are among this year's six honorees, one of the nation's most exclusive and prestigious cultural awards for excellence and innovation in the arts.