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"Stunning Site and Stunning Shortlist": Architects are Abuzz about UCSC's Institute of the Arts and Sciences Capacity studies for the Institute and the surrounding arts area.The Institute will be on the site of the red buildings in the center. (Walker Macy)
"Stunning Site and Stunning Shortlist": Architects are Abuzz about UCSC's Institute of the Arts and Sciences

A|N Blog, a leading blog on architecture and part of Architect's Newspaper, has published a very enthusiastic article about UCSC's Institute of the Arts and Sciences.  

Blurring the Lines: The Institute of the Arts and Sciences promises to explore unexpected convergences, provocative subjects The Harrison Studio: On Mixing, Mapping, and Territory, Sesnon Gallery
Blurring the Lines: The Institute of the Arts and Sciences promises to explore unexpected convergences, provocative subjects

Ever since it opened its doors in 1965, UC Santa Cruz has been a place where seemingly different areas of study can "talk" to each other across the lines, much to the benefit of students and professors alike.

Institute to present inaugural Leonardo Art/Science Evening, Oct. 8 Bloom, 2013, by Ken Goldberg, Sanjay Krishnan, Fernanda Viégas, and Martin Wattenberg, Installation View
Institute to present inaugural Leonardo Art/Science Evening, Oct. 8

The Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) is a national program of evening gatherings that brings together artists, scientists, and scholars for informal presentations and conversations.

Arts Division public event to help shape new Institute of Arts and Sciences 3 Conversations Reception by Shelby Graham
Arts Division public event to help shape new Institute of Arts and Sciences

The UC Santa Cruz Arts Division will present a public event to help in the planning of a groundbreaking new interdisciplinary Institute of the Arts and Sciences on Friday, April 26, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the University Center’s Alumni Room.

John Weber Chosen as Director of the Institute of the Arts and Sciences John Weber, Founding Director
John Weber Chosen as Director of the Institute of the Arts and Sciences

The UC Santa Cruz Arts Division announced that John Weber has been hired to guide the development of a new institute of the arts and sciences.