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  • Dr. Joseph L. White

Finding mentors who help students soar

Excerpt: "For minority students, finding mentors can be a challenge. Here’s how they can overcome barriers. As an undergraduate at the University of California, Irvine, Jeanett Castellanos, PhD, was just glad she'd made it to college. Neither of her parents—both Cuban ­refugees—had graduated from high school, and they were exuberant about their daughter's success. "I [...]

Vice Provost Haynes Discussing Inclusivity on “Ask the Leader” with Claudia Shambaugh

Ask the Leader with Claudia Shambaugh Reza Aslan, an internationally renowned religion writer and scholar, spoke May 2nd, at the Barclay about Islamophobia. Douglas Haynes, UCI Professor of History and Vice Provost for Academic Equity, Diversity & Inclusion covers his organization’s goals and how Professor Aslan addressed them. Vice Provost Haynes also discusses inclusivity on [...]

Community Members

Thank you for your interest in attending the Perspectives on Bias, Prejudice, and Bigotry lecture  Fear Inc. Confronting Islamophobia in America presented by Reza Aslan on May 2nd at 6:00 PM at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. Tickets sales are handled by Irvine Barclay Theatre box office.  Please call the box office directly for ticket availability: [...]

  • Aya Hallak video screenshot

Islamophobia – Addressing Stereotypes

Dear Campus Community, The Office of Inclusive Excellence is launching a new YouTube Channel entitled Spotlight Series. The purpose of this series is to explore and raise awareness about issues that affect our campus and wider society, including anti-Semitism, gender equity, free speech, and immigration among others. The topic of the first installment is Islamophobia [...]

  • Deconstruction Zone flyer

Deconstruction Zone at the Cross-Cultural Center

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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This page is under development. Please check back soon. Looking for Inclusive Excellence activities? Please visit our event page and the diversity opportunities database. If you have any questions, please send us a message.

  • Marguerite Bonnous-Hammath

Anteater Insights: Marguerite Bonous-Hammarth Announces Inclusive Excellence Spirit Awards

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 [...]

Fear Inc., Confronting Islamophobia in America

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 UCI Complimentary RSVP Full: Please join waitlist line at the Irvine Barclay Theatre         Please visit this page after the event for [...]

The Return of the Jewish Question: Antisemitism and Modern Politics

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  

  • Vicki Ruiz

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. [...]

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