Experience the creative accomplishments and original research of Berkeley’s talented students in Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Literature, Film, Media, and Design.

Paul Fonoroff has two rules when it comes to collecting. “You have to be passionate about it,” he deadpans. “And it has to be something that no one else is interested in.”

Dothraki developer, invented-language leader to teach summer class

Back in 2001, Andrew Garrett, now UC Berkeley’s linguistics department chair, had a promising student by the name of David J. Peterson in his undergraduate historical linguistics class.

UC Berkeley’s Anthony Barnosky and his Stanford colleague and wife, Liz Hadly, will join director Cyril Dion on Saturday, April 15, to discuss Dion’s climate change film Tomorrow, which opens in the U.S. on Friday.

Welcome to the New Arts + Design Initiative Website

Welcome to the new Arts + Design Initiative Website


“Well, Berkeley isn’t exactly known for being an artistic university.”

Yosemite documentary features Berkeley sequoia researchers

A PBS Nature documentary that first aired March 29 and is now available for streaming explores the impact of climate change on Yosemite National Park, and features two UC Berkeley biologists who climb to the tops of giant sequoias to understand what the future holds for these ancient trees.

Statement on the Proposed Federal Budget Cuts from AVC Shannon Jackson

We are a university committed to sustaining the depth and breadth of our shared cultural life—across all creative fields, across a range of historical eras, and representing local, national, and global regions of the world.

Never-before-seen views of elk herds on an incredible journey

A new film produced by a UC Berkeley professor takes viewers on an incredible journey with elk herds on their migration from Wyoming’s ranch lands to Yellowstone’s high-alpine meadows.

Google Digital Media Travel Fellows Named

Three J-School students--Paayal Zaveri, Christian Stork, and Peter Bittner--are recipients of Google Digital Media Travel Fellowships.

Is it love? Scientists talk romance on Facebook Live

Is it love or just infatuation?