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LA Times: UC Irvine’s rare distinction: It’s an elite research university that’s a haven for Latinos

Excerpt: UC Irvine may seems an unlikely haven for Latino students. The campus is located in what used to be a largely white Republican community, home now to so many Asians that people joke that UCI stands for University of Chinese Immigrants. But the Irvine campus is now the most popular UC choice for [...]

LA Times: UC Irvine’s rare distinction: It’s an elite research university that’s a haven for Latinos 2017-11-06T10:33:49+00:00

Inside Higher Ed: University of California plan links first-generation students with similar professors

Excerpt: The initiative, which encourages instructors on campus to identify themselves via T-shirts, buttons and other means as the first in their families to graduate from a four-year institution, starts next week during Santa Cruz's Student Success Week. Fifty-four professors have signed on so far, along with dozens other faculty supporters. Systemwide, some 800 [...]

Inside Higher Ed: University of California plan links first-generation students with similar professors 2017-11-06T10:33:59+00:00

UCI Rated #1 in New York Times “Top Colleges Doing the Most for the American Dream”

Excerpt: Welcome to the third annual College Access Index. It's a New York Times ranking of colleges — those with a five-year graduation rate of at least 75 percent — based on their commitment to economic diversity. The ranking is based on a combination of the number of lower-and middle-income students that a college [...]

UCI Rated #1 in New York Times “Top Colleges Doing the Most for the American Dream” 2017-11-06T10:34:09+00:00

UCI meets U.S. Department of Education eligibility as a Hispanic-serving institution

Excerpt: Irvine, Calif., May 22, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Education has named the University of California, Irvine a Hispanic-serving institution for 2017-18, meaning that fully one-quarter of undergraduates identify as Latino and that half of all students receive financial aid. The designation builds on UCI’s recognition earlier this year as an Asian American [...]

UCI meets U.S. Department of Education eligibility as a Hispanic-serving institution 2017-11-06T10:34:22+00:00

Resources for Supporting Undocumented Students

UC Website - Undocumented Student Resources University of California Statement of Principles in Support of Undocumented Members of the UC Community UC's FAQs on Immigration Enforcement Actions Know Your Rights if Approached by Immigration Enforcement Agents Working with Immigrant-Origin Clients: An Update for Mental Health Professionals. Based on a Report of the APA Presidential [...]

Resources for Supporting Undocumented Students 2017-11-06T10:34:33+00:00

ICYMI: Reza Aslan presents Fear Inc.: Confronting Islamophobia in America at the Irvine Barclay Theatre on May 2nd

On Tuesday May 2nd, Professor Reza Aslan visited the UCI campus to discuss Fear Inc. Confronting Islamophobia in America. The afternoon started with a student forum, where UCI students were able to have a more intimate conversation with Professor Aslan. The public lecture was presented to a full house at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. Professor Aslan [...]

ICYMI: Reza Aslan presents Fear Inc.: Confronting Islamophobia in America at the Irvine Barclay Theatre on May 2nd 2017-11-06T10:34:44+00:00

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. [...]

Finding mentors who help students soar 2017-11-06T10:34:53+00:00

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 [...]

Vice Provost Haynes Discussing Inclusivity on “Ask the Leader” with Claudia Shambaugh 2017-11-06T10:36:57+00:00

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 [...]

Community Members 2017-11-06T10:37:06+00:00

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 – Addressing Stereotypes 2017-11-06T10:37:49+00:00