The ancient Greeks knew the battlefield could leave emotional scars, and they had a distinctive way of dealing with it: They put on a play. Dramas about Achilles and Ajax showed these mythological war heroes suffering from the “divine madness” caused by combat — known today as post-traumatic stress disorder. “Scholars say Greek theater helped […]
For a decade, UC Irvine’s innovative Beall Center has been showcasing technology-based work and challenging perceptions.
Art is often described as “cutting-edge.” But UC Irvine’s Beall Center for Art + Technology is beyond that. It’s on the “bleeding edge,” according to Antoinette LaFarge, associate dean for graduate affairs at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts and associate professor of digital media. She should know. She’s been with the center from the beginning. This fall […]
High school students take part in a highly competitive summer program that lets them live on campus and learn about university life.
Alumnus Robb Havassy rides high in the gnarly world of surf art. Although he never took a painting class or intended to be an artist, he’s enjoying the kind of success some only dream about.
Drama, dance lessons foster speaking skills of K-2 English learners.
UCI’s Amy Bauer oversees a Web site offering critical analyses of the popular TV show.
Almost 20 years ago, Ruth Kluger wrote an account of her remarkable wartime experiences to share with a few friends. Today, her story of growing up Jewish during the Holocaust continues to resonate with countless people worldwide. “I wanted to present as honestly as possible what I remembered of that period — what people might […]