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UCI accepts applications for nation’s first 4 + 1 B.A./M.A. Program in Asian American Studies

UCI accepts applications for nation’s first 4 + 1 B.A./M.A. Program in Asian American Studies Asian American Studies is announcing a newly minted 4+1 program, the only one in the country.  Students who are admitted into the program will receive a M.A. in Asian American Studies after one additional year of study.  [...]

UCI accepts applications for nation’s first 4 + 1 B.A./M.A. Program in Asian American Studies 2017-11-06T10:32:03+00:00

Homescapes/Warscapes 25/30

The UCI Department of Asian American Studies (AAS) and the Southeast Asian Archives (SEAA) are both marking important milestones during the 2016-2017 academic year. AAS is turning 25 years old and the SEAA is turning 30. The archive has a remarkable collection of primary sources on the resettlement of Cambodian, Hmong, Laotian, and Vietnamese peoples [...]

Homescapes/Warscapes 25/30 2017-11-06T10:32:13+00:00

Climate Monitor: Social Media and Free Speech

Climate Monitor: Social Media and Free Speech Date March 9, 2016  Event Hateful social media from a student-elected leader Action Response from Thomas A. Parham, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs (included below) While it is neither appropriate nor possible to speak out every time a member of our community posts a message in [...]

Climate Monitor: Social Media and Free Speech 2017-11-06T11:10:54+00:00

Climate Monitor: Homophobic Event

Climate Monitor: Homophobic Event Date Early 2016 (approximately) Event Homophobic Event Action Response from Dr. Haynes, Vice Provost for Academic Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (included below) Dear Campus Community, A number of posters, advertising a student-sponsored event, have appeared on campus using offensive language directed at members of the campus [...]

Climate Monitor: Homophobic Event 2017-11-06T11:12:12+00:00

Dr. Constance Iloh named in Forbes 2016 “30 Under 30”: Education

As an incoming assistant professor of higher education, Dr. Constance Iloh, 28, offered a preview of her work at the 2015 Black Excellence in Higher Education summit sponsored by the White House. She received a UCI Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship to explore the changing landscape of higher education and a research grant from the ECMC [...]

Dr. Constance Iloh named in Forbes 2016 “30 Under 30”: Education 2017-11-06T11:13:06+00:00

Formation of the Department of African American Studies

As of January 2016, African American studies has been established as a full-fledged department within the UCI School of Humanities, headed by Bridget Cooks, associate professor and director of the program, and now inaugural chair of the Department in African American Studies. UCI is now aligned with other UC campuses and national peer institutions [...]

Formation of the Department of African American Studies 2017-11-06T11:13:21+00:00

Drawing an ACE

Mary Sargious, UCI's 2015-16 Dalai Lama Scholar, hopes her project to mentor foster teens will "empower adults and youths to create change and nurture compassionate leadership." Find Out More.

Drawing an ACE 2017-11-06T11:13:33+00:00

UCI receives $1.1 million to help first-generation and low-income students

Housed in the Division of Undergraduate Education, Student Support Services gives students the resources they need to get the most from their college experience. Now it will be able to help even more undergraduates – thanks to a five-year, $1.1 million Trio grant from the U.S. Department of Education. (Per the grant requirements, UCI will [...]

UCI receives $1.1 million to help first-generation and low-income students 2017-11-06T11:13:58+00:00