Newsletter header

Using Humanities and Science to Step Back in Time

Turin research castle

Led by Division of Arts and Humanities dean Cristina Della Coletta, Dominique Rissolo and Falko Kuester, fieldwork in Turin, Italy brings together engineering students and arts and humanities students for the betterment of both.



Philosophy group

Department of Philosophy Ranked Top 20 in the Nation

Based in part on an exceptional faculty, the UC San Diego Department of Philosophy increased its international prestige by ranking as one of the top 20 Ph.D. philosophy programs in the United States.



Open Studios

11th Visual Arts Symposium and Open Studios Explore Culture Today

The Department of Visual Arts opened its galleries, studios and lecture hall March 3, giving an inside look into the practice and research of Ph.D. student art historians and MFA artists.



Sonic Fluidities

Sound as Social Practice

The Department of Music explored art, identity and activism in a first-of-its-kind graduate conference March 2-3. Through guest presentations, performances and installations, the conference used the metaphor of fluidity to explore the social position of sound and music through time and genre.



Triton 5K

Join us for the Triton 5K!

Students, alumni, staff, faculty and the greater community are invited to join "The Division of Arts and Humanities" team on Sunday, April 15 for the 22nd annual Triton 5K & Festival. The best part? Proceeds support student scholarships and The Campaign for UC San Diego.



Hilton Als

Issues of Identity

Pulitzer Prize-winning theater critic Hilton Als joined Department of Theatre and Dance students to talk access and mentorship. With underwriting support from Phyllis Epstein, Als later joined Judith Dolan and neurobiologist Gentry Patrick in a public discussion.



PATH Joanie Lopez

PATH Spotlight: Joanie Lopez

Part of the division's Preparing Accomplished Transfer to the Humanities, or PATH, program, community college transfer student Joanie Lopez is majoring in the Department of Literature and minoring in Chicano/a and Latino/a Arts and Humanities, within the Institute of Arts and Humanities.



LAVA promo

"LAVA" Art Exhibition Opening

With work by Department of Visual Arts students, alumni and faculty, "LAVA" is supported by Executive Vice Chancellor Elizabeth Simmons and Dean Cristina Della Coletta. On display in the EVC Office, the opening reception performance was by Department of Music chair David Borgo and graduate student Tommy Babin.



Greek Day Khosla blog

Greek Independence Day

Hosted by the Center for Hellenic Studies in partnership with History's Nicholas Family Endowed Chair, this year's Independence Day event March 26 celebrates students.

Breaking Ground in Music

Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla attended Music's Reed Family Concert, part of the "It's About Time" festival curated by Steven Schick. The Chancellor's Blog featured the event.



Practical Ethics Teddy Cruz

Ethics of Today's Innovation

The Institute for Practical Ethics celebrates its official launch April 19 with an exciting lecture by Dr. Beth Shapiro: "Can We, Should We, and Will We Bring Back Mammoths?"

Teddy Cruz Wins Vilcek Prize

Reported by ArtForum, Teddy Cruz of Visual Arts receives this year's award from the Vilcek Foundation. The foundation honors the contributions of immigrants to the U.S.