Battling bias Freshman seminar series on prejudice aims to teach tolerance, encourage activism Megan Cole / UCI on January 16, 2018 “Has anyone ever been a bystander to hate?” The question hangs in the air. Valerie Jenness, UCI professor of criminology, law & society, eyes her fall-quarter class of freshmen expectantly. After some hesitation, students [...]
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Frequently Asked Questions for University Employees About Possible Federal Immigration Enforcement Actions on University Property
Frequently Asked Questions for University Employees About Possible Federal Immigration Enforcement Actions on University Property Charles F. Robinson, General Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs at the University of California, has issued the following FAQ for members of the University of California community, who are concerned about immigration enforcement actions occurring across the country [...]
Led by Vice Provost Michael Dennin, UCI will convene faculty and administrators from HSI high schools, colleges and universities in Southern California for a three-day conference on the theme of Pathways for Hispanic Students in STEM. The conference, sponsored by a NSF grant, aims to identify and describe challenges facing [...]
Excerpt: For decades, the euphemistic “director’s couch” described the extra audition female actors were expected to master before a part in a movie might be offered. More than just couches, but swimming pools, hot tubs, beds, kitchens, and more served as props whereby women were grabbed, poked, fondled, squeezed, masturbated upon (or coerced to [...]
A message from Chancellor Howard Gillman and Vice Chancellor Thomas A. Parham It is with great sadness that we announce the passing on Nov. 21 of Dr. Joseph L. White, professor emeritus in the School of Social Sciences and professionally recognized as the “godfather of black psychology.” Over the course of his 41-year [...]
UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman has been elected to the governing board of the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities. Established in 1986, HACU is the only national education association that represents Hispanic-serving institutions. Although its members in the U.S. account for only 10 percent of higher education institutions nationwide, they educate more than two-thirds [...]
Dear colleagues: I am pleased to announce a call for proposals of up to $20,000 for the new Provost Initiative on Understanding and Engaging with Extremism. This call is part of the recently announced UCI Confronting Extremism initiative, managed through the Office of Inclusive Excellence, that engages scholars and community members on pivotal topics shaping our [...]
The University of California — birthplace of the Free Speech Movement — will open a center in Washington D.C. devoted to research, education and advocacy on issues of free speech and civic engagement. “Few issues today are more timely, or more challenging, than free speech on our nation’s college campuses,” said UC President Janet [...]
To: All faculty, staff and students From: Chancellor Howard Gillman and Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor Enrique Lavernia Subject: Introducing UCI Confronting Extremism Distribution date: Oct. 24, 2017 To the Anteater community: The world is changing. In recent years and months, we have seen increasing displays of hate, violence and unrest entrenched in extremism. While [...]
The Chronicle of Higher Education October 17, 2017 By Howard Gillman and Erwin Chemerinsky http://www.chronicle.com/article/Does-Disruption-Violate-Free/241470 Does Disruption Violate Free Speech? When student protesters prevented President Michael H. Schill of the University of Oregon from delivering his State of the University speech this month, the group explained, "Free speech is the right of individuals and [...]