Dear Colleagues, The Cross-Cultural Center is being transformed into Deconstruction Zone during Week 4 (April 24-28). Deconstruction Zone is an annual spring event open to the broader campus community that aims to educate participants about various forms of oppression and engage them in current social issues via film screenings, interactive exhibits, and educational passives. I invite you to [...]
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Dear colleagues, Recipients of the 2016-17 Inclusive Excellence Spirit Awards at UCI provide innovative approaches to advance diversity, equity and inclusion. An array of eight projects representing five academic units are currently underway across the campus. The projects range from clinical research to reduce post-surgery pain for vulnerable populations, to a math festival to raise [...]
Date: May 2, 2017 Speaker: Reza Aslan, Professor of Creative Writing at UC Riverside and Host of CNN's Believer Title: Fear Inc., Confronting Islamophobia in America Reserve Tickets: Community Members Reserve Tickets: UCI Faculty, Staff, and Student Please visit this page after the event for additional event related resources!
Date: January 24, 2017 Speaker: Jeff Kopstein, Chair of the UCI Department of Political Science Title: The Return of the Jewish Question: Antisemitism and Modern Politics
UC Irvine Professor Vicki Ruiz Pioneered the Study of Mexican-American Women—and Isn’t Done via OC Weekly
UC Irvine Professor Vicki Ruiz Pioneered the Study of Mexican-American Women—and Isn't Done Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 12:40 p.m. By Gustavo Arellano When UC Irvine professor Vicki Ruiz received a National Humanities Medal from Barack Obama at the White House in 2015, her children had a bet on whether their mom would cry. [...]
Astrobiology’s shining star UCI is fortunate to have some of the most talented, celebrated individuals in their field teach our students. By attracting these brilliant minds to campus, we have built our reputation as a leader of academic and research excellence in a wide variety of subjects – from arts and humanities to physical and [...]
Preliminary Guidance on the Revised Executive Order Restricting Travel and Entry Into the United States by Individuals from Designated Countries
March 6, 2017 University of California Office of the President Preliminary Guidance on the Revised Executive Order Restricting Travel and Entry Into the United States by Individuals from Designated Countries On Monday, March 6, 2017, President Donald Trump issued a new executive order that restricts entry into the United States for 90 days for [...]
Perspectives on Bias, Prejudice, and Bigotry: Jeffrey Kopstein – The Return of the Jewish Question: Antisemitism and Modern Politics
In case you missed it: Perspectives on Bias, Prejudice, & Bigotry: Jeffrey Kopstein - The Return of the Jewish Question: Antisemitism and Modern Politics January 24. 2017 Please visit our event page for updates, when available, on upcoming lectures in this series.
To the Anteater community: The dramatic increase nationwide in threats of violence against Jewish schools, community centers and other organizations – 90 bomb threats since the start of the year and 20 just yesterday – hit close to home Monday afternoon when our neighboring Merage Jewish Community Center received a bomb threat and was [...]