Sakina Ibrahim, Master of Fine Arts 2014 alumnus of the University of California, Irvine, has been nominated for the 47th Annual NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work Instructional for her first book, self-published in June 2015, Big Words to Little Me: Advice to the Younger Self. Sakina utilizes the book's message to facilitate empowerment workshops [...]
As an incoming assistant professor of higher education, Dr. Constance Iloh, 28, offered a preview of her work at the 2015 Black Excellence in Higher Education summit sponsored by the White House. She received a UCI Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship to explore the changing landscape of higher education and a research grant from the ECMC [...]
As of January 2016, African American studies has been established as a full-fledged department within the UCI School of Humanities, headed by Bridget Cooks, associate professor and director of the program, and now inaugural chair of the Department in African American Studies. UCI is now aligned with other UC campuses and national peer institutions [...]
Mary Sargious, UCI's 2015-16 Dalai Lama Scholar, hopes her project to mentor foster teens will "empower adults and youths to create change and nurture compassionate leadership." Find Out More.
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