FITE Film, a documentary depicting the path to success in higher education followed by several formerly incarcerated UC Berkeley students, premiered on campus Thursday night.

Students from NYU, Berkeley and Ringling College of Art and Design have won gold medals at the 2017 Student Academy Awards, which were handed out on Thursday night at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in the Academy’s Beverly Hills headquarters.

Three Berkeley alums win MacArthur ‘genius’ awards

Three alumni of UC Berkeley are among the 24 amazing Americans revealed today as winners of the coveted MacArthur “genius” award.

Arts + Design Communications Chronicle

What a dramatic beginning to the new academic year! I joined the Arts + Design Office as its first communications manager in the Spring of 2017.

Student Opportunities: October 2017 List

October 2017 

This is an informal list of opportunities offered in the Arts + Design units on campus and in similar fields off campus that is assembled each month. This list is not comprehensive, nor is it updated when a position is filled. If you are interested in an opportunity, verify that it is still available before applying.

Journalist Franklin Foer was ousted as the head of The New Republic when a Facebook co-founder bought the magazine and shifted the focus away from longform journalism. Foer says this is just one of many changes that signal a seismic shift to a media focused on “clickbait” and web traffic.

When Santiago Mejia joined a panel last Friday at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism to discuss 50 years of social movement photography, little did he know that he would record a historic moment less than 24 hours later, as Oakland A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell became the Major League Baseball player to kneel in protest during playing of th

Two students at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism were nominated for 2017 Student Academy Awards for documentary films they produced, one on the subject of disability rights leader Hale Zukas and the other on a rare medical condition that has kept a man living in darkness for 10 years.

Inside Rainbow Sign, a vibrant hub for black cultural arts

From the outside, Rainbow Sign didn’t look like much. Housed in a modest building — previously a mortuary — it sat on the corner of Grove (now MLK Jr. Way) and Derby in Berkeley, a quiet, beige house with a tasteful, arched doorway.

Fall brings a brimming arts cornucopia to campus

Fall at UC Berkeley always arrives with an air of anticipation and this year follows suit, with an exhilarating lineup of events ranging from readings by award-winning poets, a student art exhibition on authority, chats with cartoonists, an adaptation of a classical play complete with a cloud structure and the holiday favorite, The Hard Nut.