Category Archives : New and Noteworthy


ARC Fellows: Celluloid Landscape

Celluloid Landscape Submitted by our 2017 ARC Fellow Team: By Gene Stroman and Chip Sullivan (Landscape Architecture, College of Environmental Design)   Cinema can be useful for landscape architects and other designers of the built environment. Over the course of the Spring semester, Professor Chip Sullivan and I have been exploring this proposition. We have […]

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Newly Launched Berkeley Certificate In Design Innovation Promotes Creativity, Collaboration At Cal

  Newly Launched Berkeley Certificate In Design Innovation Promotes Creativity, Collaboration At Cal   What do classes in costume design, product development, solar powered vehicles and needfinding in the wild all have in common? All four courses — along with dozens of others across departments and disciplines on campus — will be offered to UC […]


ARC Fellows: Stories of Connected Cities

Stories of Connected Cities Submitted by our 2017 ARC Fellow Team: By Andrea Gagliano and Kimiko Ryokai (School of Information and Berkeley Center for New Media) Collaborator: Sasha Volkov (School of Information) In the coming years, the cities we live and breathe in will begin to become more connected and ‘smart’. Street lights will detect […]

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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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]


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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