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Higher Ground: The Alignment of UCI’s Policies, Principles, and Programs with the UC Regents’ Principles Against Intolerance

Higher Ground: The Alignment of UCI's Policies, Principles, and Programs with the UC Regents' Principles Against Intolerance I am writing to update the campus community regarding UCI’s alignment with the UC Regents’ Principles Against Intolerance. Last August, Chancellor Gillman requested me to assess our campus policies, principles and practices in relation to the regents’ principles [...]

Anteater Insights: Douglas M. Haynes

Dear colleagues, UCI aspires to be a national leader and global model of inclusive excellence. We seek to create a campus community where all expect equity, support diversity and practice inclusion. Each of us can and should contribute to shaping this vital campus aspiration. If anything, the UCI Black Student Union demands movement reminds us [...]

Dr. Joseph Morales Joins the Office of Inclusive Excellence as Assistant Director

I am delighted to welcome Dr. Joseph Morales to the UCI Office of Inclusive Excellence. Dr. Morales will serve as the Assistant Director for Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships. In this role he will contribute to building campus capacity to become a national leader and global model of inclusive excellence. Among his duties include monitoring and [...]

Annual Message on Free Speech in Our Scholarly Community

Dear fellow Anteaters: As we start an exciting new academic year, I want to share some thoughts on the protections and norms of free speech on our campus. I deeply believe that it is possible to have robust free speech while treating each other with mutual respect. Freedom of speech is a bedrock value of [...]

Principles Against Intolerance

To the Anteater Community: The Regents of the University of California’s March 2016 approval of “The Statement of Principles Against Intolerance” reaffirmed the university’s long-standing view that “Acts of hatred and other intolerant conduct, as well as acts of discrimination that demean our differences, are antithetical to the values of the University and serve to [...]

New book by UCI professor explores Filipino and Filipino-American pop music

New book by UCI professor explores Filipino and Filipino-American music and performance Christine Bacareza Balance’s Tropical Renditions: Making Musical Scenes in Filipino America invites its readers to a range of trans-local musical scenes throughout the Filipino diaspora Christine Bacareza Balance, associate professor of Asian American studies and gender & sexuality studies at the University of [...]

Official Launch of New Dreamers Website

Student Affairs is proud to announce the official launch of our new and improved Dreamers Website http://dreamers.uci.edu/ This site will serve as an information hub for programs, services, and resources for students who identify as AB540, Dreamers, and Undocumented. The site is now interactive, provides access to additional resources, and contains integrated social media buttons [...]

Inclusion at UCI

  Dear Campus Community, A number of posters, advertising a student-sponsored event, have appeared on campus using offensive language directed at members of the campus community. One such poster included the word "faggotry”. Homophobia as well as other forms of bias contradicts our campus' enduring commitment to inclusive excellence. Let me be clear: bigotry has [...]

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

Dear Colleagues, May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. At UCI, we acknowledge the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in advancing our mission as a public research university proudly serving the residents of Orange County and the state of California. At the [...]

Professor Roxane Silver appointed Associate Director of the UCI ADVANCE Program

Dear Colleagues, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Roxane Silver as Associate Director of the UCI ADVANCE Program in the Office of Inclusive Excellence, effective April 1, 2016. In this role, Dr. Silver will be principally responsible for directing the Diverse Educational Community and Doctoral Experience (DECADE) Faculty Mentors Program. Originally funded [...]