Daily Archives: December 1, 2015


Op-Ed: Chancellor’s Corner

In his monthly op-ed for the Daily Cal, Chancellor Dirk highlights exposure to the arts as central to the undergraduate experience. Academic study and practice in arts and design fields can have an incredible impact on our work…as well as in our lives. These disciplines encourage creativity and imagination, expose people to new ideas, bring […]

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Reflections on the End-of-Semester

End-of-Semester Reflections  Shannon Jackson, Associate Vice Chancellor for the Arts and Design “Where would our society be,” asks Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, “without the aesthetic dimension of life centering on form, image, language, movement, narrative, and expression? Without art, we would cease to be human.” Read on. How poignant to have this reminder from our campus leader – and […]