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UCI Awarded the Dr. Juan Francisco Lara Education Award

UCI Awarded the Dr. Juan Francisco Lara Education Award UCI received the Dr. Juan Francisco Lara Education Award for 2018 from the Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.  The award recognizes UCI’s recent designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution.  This designation demonstrates UCI’s commitment to serve as an engine of social mobility for first generation [...]

UCI Awarded the Dr. Juan Francisco Lara Education Award 2018-05-07T15:02:51+00:00

First gen mentor earns teaching excellence award

First gen mentor earns teaching excellence award April 23, 2018   Davin Phoenix, political science assistant professor, one of 19 honored at 25th annual Celebration of Teaching ceremony "I want students in my class to feel the sense of empowerment that comes from being not just more knowledgeable, but also more curious and more [...]

First gen mentor earns teaching excellence award 2018-05-07T12:46:10+00:00

W. Kamau Bell

<< Back to The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour Thank you for your interest in UCI tickets for the W. Kamau Bell event at 7:00 p.m. on May 22. Reservations are at maximum capacity and tickets are unavailable for this event. If tickets become available on event day (May [...]

W. Kamau Bell 2018-05-04T16:30:48+00:00

The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour

<< Back to Perspectives on Bias, Prejudice, and Bigotry Lecture Series Date: May 22, 2018 Speaker: W. Kamau Bell, Host and Executive Director of CNN docu-series United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell Title: The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour UCI RSVP  (Free, Authentication Required) Community Member RSVP [...]

The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour 2018-05-07T10:23:18+00:00

Racial Bias in America: How Did We Get Here and Why Are We Stuck?

Date: January 26, 2018 Speaker: Jeffery Robinson, Deputy Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Title: Racial Bias in America: How Did We Get Here and Why Are We Stuck?

Racial Bias in America: How Did We Get Here and Why Are We Stuck? 2018-04-26T09:03:09+00:00

2018-2019 Newkirk Graduate Student Fellowship Awards – Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

2018-2019 Newkirk Graduate Student Fellowship Awards – Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 Through a generous gift of Martha and Jim Newkirk, The UCI Newkirk Center for Science and Society is now soliciting applications from UCI graduate students from all disciplines for graduate student fellowships. The Fellows and their projects will be an integral [...]

2018-2019 Newkirk Graduate Student Fellowship Awards – Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 2018-04-18T08:50:52+00:00

Modern dance giant Donald McKayle has died

Modern dance giant Donald McKayle has died  Trailblazing African American performer, choreographer and teacher was 87   credit: Michelle S. Kim/UCI   Irvine, Calif., April 9, 2018 — Modern dance pioneer Donald McKayle, one of the first African American men to break through racial barriers via dance, has died. The iconic performer, choreographer, teacher, [...]

Modern dance giant Donald McKayle has died 2018-04-09T16:13:21+00:00

National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement

  A message from Chancellor Howard Gillman     I am pleased to announce that the UC’s National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement has selected its inaugural class of fellows. The center, established by President Janet Napolitano in October 2017 and housed at the UC’s Washington, D.C., office, brings together people of [...]

National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement 2018-02-09T10:47:47+00:00

UCI’s Efi Foufoula-Georgiou, Judith Olson elected to National Academy of Engineering

UCI’s Efi Foufoula-Georgiou, Judith Olson elected to National Academy of Engineering                                                                                                Distinction honors contributions to research, education and practice   Irvine, Calif., Feb. 8, 2018 — Two University of California, Irvine faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to those pursuing research, [...]

UCI’s Efi Foufoula-Georgiou, Judith Olson elected to National Academy of Engineering 2018-02-09T10:11:20+00:00

Battling Bias

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 [...]

Battling Bias 2018-01-17T13:50:09+00:00