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Live, learn, play: Our new neighborhood breaks Ground

Living Learning Groundbreaking

"We are thrilled that this new structure will create a physical hub for the theories and ideas that evolve through dialogue, discussion and reinterpretation with partners on and off campus," said Division of Arts and Humanities dean Cristina Della Coletta for the groundbreaking of the North Torrey Pines Living and Learning Neighborhood. The new location is the future home of the division, the Institute of Arts and Humanities and the departments of History, Literature and Philosophy.



PATH reception

Welcoming our accomplished transfers to the Division

At the opening dinner for the 2018 PATH Summer Academy, Division of Arts and Humanities dean Cristina Della Coletta welcomed students to the PATH program.



Kamil Awards

'Stunning' short film selected as 8th Kamil Media Awards Grand Prize

The winning submission in this year's Department of Visual Arts Adam Douglas Kamil Media Awards is an experimental narrative that focuses on urban landscapes, the environment and memory.



Ethics Public Sphere

#MeToo and the failure to warn Others

The Department of Philosophy's latest Ethics in the Public Sphere distinguished lecture series brought a timely discussion to the larger San Diego community.



Tijuana postcard

Learning to curate History

Through the Institute of Arts and Humanities, undergraduates from the departments of Literature and History explored the Library archives to present exhibits on Tijuana tourism and a South Pacific expedition.



Chancellor blog

Chancellor honors graduate Research

Department of History graduate student Alina Mendez was recognized with a Chancellor's Dissertation Medal for her research. Mendez was also selected to receive the Graduate Dean's Fellowship Award for Humanistic Studies.



Telematics

A global community Affair

The Department of Music's telematics concert brought musicians together over two continents for one live concert. Bonus: read an exclusive interview with faculty member Mark Dresser in Amplify Magazine.



Integrity Winners

Campus champions of Integrity

Congratulations to Department of Theatre and Dance faculty member Lisa Porter, recognized at the 8th Annual Integrity Awards ceremony for her contribution to academic, research and professional integrity on campus.



Dancers at Che

Growing opportunities in art with the San Diego Unified School District

UC San Diego and the Division of Arts and Humanities partner with the San Diego Unified School District to increase educational opportunities for students in the arts, establishing a bridge to the university.



Hollywood Reporter KPBS book Cover

Top Drama School for Acting

For its annual list of top drama MFA programs, The Hollywood Reporter ranked Theatre and Dance #4, the highest-ranked program on the West Coast.

Debut Book Lights Up Shelves

Literature alum Julia Dixon Evans appeared on KPBS Midday Edition for her new novel, "How to Set Yourself on Fire," before an extensive book tour.



Union-Tribune photo MCASD Visual Arts

Using Sounds of the Sea

Music professor Lei Liang and his students are using the sounds of snapping shrimp and grunting fish to compose ocean-inspired music concerts, the Union-Tribune reports.

Bodies in Motion at MCASD

Exhibition at downtown museum showcased some of the best and brightest from the Visual Arts MFA program, highlighted here by San Diego City Beat.