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UC Santa Cruz awarded four NEH grants

Jan 26, 2016 UC Santa Cruz has been awarded four grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support faculty research and the Dickens Project.

LASER talk to spotlight research on pumas, filmmaking, river people, and ancient DNA

Jan 25, 2016 UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present its first LASER talk of 2016 on Tuesday, February 2, on campus at the Digital Arts Research Center.

Endangered species: American public libraries

Jan 22, 2016 Focusing his lens on shared commons that are under threat, alumnus Robert Dawson spent 21 years photographing 526 of the nation’s public libraries.

Institute of Arts and Sciences to launch campuswide 'Collective Museum' Feb. 11

Jan 20, 2016 The Institute of the Arts and Sciences (IAS) at UCSC will kick off its innovative first exhibition project--Collective Museum, by the Portland-based artist group Public Doors and Windows, Feb. 11.

Film by UC Santa Cruz art professor nominated for Academy Award

Jan 14, 2016 Last Day of Freedom, an animated short by UC Santa Cruz associate professor of art Dee Hibbert-Jones and San Francisco artist Nomi Talisman, has been nominated for an Academy Award in the category of best documentary short.

Craft becomes art for celebrated Kiowa artist and alumna

Jan 11, 2016 Alumna Teri Greeves uses the traditional skill of beadworking to tell stories in new ways, to create a new language that draws people together.

UCSC hires game designer Erin Swink as creative director of master's program

Dec 16, 2015 Independent game developer Erin Robinson Swink will be creative director of the master's program in games and playable media

UC Santa Cruz faculty win Rydell Visual Arts Fellowships

Dec 11, 2015 Three faculty members from the UC Santa Cruz Arts Division have been awarded Rydell Visual Arts Fellowships for 2016-17

The year in review at UC Santa Cruz

Dec 8, 2015 At UC Santa Cruz, 2015 was a year celebrating our 50th anniversary by advancing knowledge, challenging the status quo, and taking risks. And the campus capped it all off with a big top celebration.

Film professor speaks at Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood

Dec 4, 2015 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented a lecture by UC Santa Cruz film and digital media professor Shelley Stamp on December 3, at the Linwood Dunn Theater...

Art professor to screen film shortlisted for Oscar nomination

Nov 30, 2015 Last Day of Freedom, an award-winning animated short by UC Santa Cruz associate professor of art Dee Hibbert-Jones, will be screened on campus, December 3 at Kresge Town Hall.

Campus fills eight UC Presidential chairs in support of research mission

Nov 19, 2015 The eight new chairs - in everything from screenwriting to open-source software - bring the campus total to 30.

Dancing biologist finds inspiration in both art and science

Nov 18, 2015 For Xochitl Clare it’s easy to see a link between a 4,000-pound pinniped and a boisterous form of Cuban dance — a very real relationship between art and science.

Theater Arts collaborates with Tandy Beal & Company for ‘Nutz Re-Mixed’

Nov 6, 2015 Over 30 dancers and world circus artists will perform acts of comedy and outrageous skill in "Nutz Re-Mixed," running Nov. 20 to Dec. 6 at the Mainstage Theater.

Carmel International Film Festival to screen film professor’s new documentary

Oct 20, 2015 “'Daisy and Max' is not the film I had planned to make,” says UC Santa Cruz assistant professor of film and digital media Jennifer Maytorena Taylor...

Arts Division to present ‘The Business of Entertainment’ panel of industry leaders

Oct 16, 2015 Six executives in the entertainment business--including several UC Santa Cruz alums--will share their knowledge with students and the community in a special Nov. 6 panel discussion at the Music Center Recital Hall.

Center for Creative Ecologies at UC Santa Cruz to present talks on global climate justice

Oct 9, 2015 The new Center for Creative Ecologies at UC Santa Cruz offers a place to consider the intersection of visual culture, politics, and the environment...

Life, realized

Oct 5, 2015 Alumni authors give voice to transformative experiences at UC Santa Cruz that changed their lives and shaped their careers.

Internationally acclaimed artist to lead evening of stargazing at UC Santa Cruz

Oct 1, 2015 Acclaimed artist Russell Crotty and the grad student-led Astronomy Club will present an evening of stargazing on the hillside above UC Santa Cruz’s Great Meadow on October 14.

New UC Presidential Chair to strengthen screenwriting program at UC Santa Cruz

Sep 24, 2015 UC Santa Cruz has received a gift from arts alumnus Ken Corday, plus funds from the UC Regents, to establish a new Kenneth R. Corday Family Presidential Chair in Writing for Television & Film.

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