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ARC Fellows: Augmented Reality for the Public Good: Urban Engagement and Sustainability

Augmented Reality for the Public Good: Urban Engagement and Sustainability Submitted by our 2017 ARC Fellow Team: Peter Bittner and Richard Hernandez (New Media, Graduate School of Journalism) Note: Peter and Richard are coordinating an event on campus for Fall 2017. They have other student and staff collaborators on the project from across campus. Our […]


ARC Fellows: Populism, Performance, and the Formation of Economic Subjects

Populism, Performance, and the Formation of Economic Subjects Submitted by our 2017 ARC Fellow Team: Christian Nagler (Theater, Dance and Performance Studies) and Angela Marino (Theater, Dance and Performance Studies) Over the last few years, we have witnessed xenophobic, nationalist and autocratic regimes ascend to power in many parts of the world, with the exuberant support […]

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Campus Programming taking place during Inauguration Week at UC Berkeley

Campus Programming taking place during Inauguration Week at UC Berkeley   January 10, 2017: As Chancellor Dirks announced to the UC Berkeley community in November, our campus remains steadfast in our values, committed to the safety, growth, and well-being of all of our students, faculty, and staff.  The first week of our new semester (January 13-20, 2017) coincides […]


Berkeley students present Fall capstone projects in arts and design

Berkeley students present Fall capstone projects in arts and design   Berkeley, CA — From sculptures made of found wood stacked like a Rube Goldberg machine to wheeled robots that navigated obstacle courses, craft and creativity were on display across UC Berkeley’s campus at the end of the Fall 2016 as students across disciplines presented […]

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UC Berkeley’s Fall Arts and Design Showcase: Bringing Talent into Focus

    UC Berkeley’s Fall Arts and Design Showcase: Bringing Talent into Focus From November 29 through December 7, 2016, students enrolled in arts and design courses all across the UC Berkeley campus will display a diverse array of final projects in dozens of presentations, exhibitions, performances, and design reviews. Celebrate the accomplishments of Berkeley’s […]


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Arts + Design Faculty Forum: Creativity, Diversity, Technology, and Social Impact

      At a time when many tout the importance of “creativity,” Berkeley’s arts and design landscape offers a uniquely bracing context for creative experimentation, one enriched by the scientific and cultural wealth of a world-class research university, one propelled by our historic commitment to public access and social impact.  The Arts + Design […]


Welcome Back to Fall 2016!

Welcome Back! We are all getting ready for a new academic year filled to the brim with exciting courses, exhibitions, performances, and a range of public events that feature UC Berkeley’s rich and bracing creative culture. After reviewing our first start-up year of the Arts+Design Initiative, it is a thrill to anticipate a new one. […]

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