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 [...]
LA Times: UC President Janet Napolitano blasts Trump immigration crackdown as a backward step University of California President Janet Napolitano blasted the Trump administration's immigration crackdown on Wednesday, calling it a step backward that would make communities less safe. Napolitano, who served as U.S. Homeland Security secretary under President Obama, said the vast expansion of deportation [...]
OFFICE OF THE VICE PROVOST AND GRADUATE DEAN Graduate Division 120 Aldrich Hall Irvine, CA 92697-3180 Phone: (949) 824-6763 Fax: (949) 824-9096 www.grad.uci.edu February 7, 2017 Dear Colleagues, I have received many inquiries from both students and faculty about the impact of Presidential Executive order 13769 on foreign nationals from Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, [...]
A message from Chancellor Howard Gillman: Guidance on the Executive Order Affecting Visa Processes and Entry into the United States Dear UCI community: Yesterday President Trump signed an executive order suspending entry into the United States for various categories of travelers. The order apparently includes refugees, immigrants, non-immigrant visa holders, and lawful U.S. permanent residents [...]
New York Times’ article ranks UCI as #4 in upward mobility, with 81% of students from the bottom fifth of the income distribution ending up in the top three-fifths. Read the full article New York Times article.
UC-UCI HBCU Faculty Forum | Rescheduled to February 15, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, HIB 137 Dear Colleagues, A forum to provide application guidance and tips on the University of California-Historically Black Colleges and Universities (UC-HBCU) Initiative has been rescheduled to 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at Humanities Instructional Building 137. RSVP using the [...]
NPR News - KPCC January 6, 2017 "New research shows broad academic benefits for students taking ethnic studies classes" Excerpt: Public school districts in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Long Beach and about a dozen others have started ethnic studies classes in recent years. But they’ve done so without a key ingredient: academic research [...]