Tavis Smiley: Higher Ed. with John King, Michele Siqueiros, Douglas Haynes

Tavis Smiley Higher Ed. with John King, Michele Siqueiros, Douglas Haynes Video duration: 10:35 Aired: 06/29/17 Rating: NR Video has closed captioning. The esteemed panel discusses higher education as a path to economic opportunity and social mobility. View online: http://www.pbs.org/video/3002360390/

Tavis Smiley: Higher Ed. with John King, Michele Siqueiros, Douglas Haynes2017-06-29T11:56:15-07:00

Updated guidance on executive order restricting travel and entry into the United States by individuals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen (‘Designated Countries’)

UC Office of the President Tuesday, June 27, 2017 The March 6, 2017 Executive Order No. 13780 ("Executive Order" [https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/press-room/preliminary-guidance-revised-executive-order-restricting-travel-and-entry-united-states]) was challenged in multiple lawsuits and multiple courts issued orders holding that the Executive Order was unlawful and temporarily stopping the Executive Order from going into effect. (The Executive Order was [...]

Updated guidance on executive order restricting travel and entry into the United States by individuals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen (‘Designated Countries’)2017-06-27T15:01:08-07:00

UCI accepts applications for nation’s first 4 + 1 B.A./M.A. Program in Asian American Studies

UCI accepts applications for nation’s first 4 + 1 B.A./M.A. Program in Asian American Studies Asian American Studies is announcing a newly minted 4+1 program, the only one in the country.  Students who are admitted into the program will receive a M.A. in Asian American Studies after one additional year of study.  [...]

UCI accepts applications for nation’s first 4 + 1 B.A./M.A. Program in Asian American Studies2017-06-27T12:51:00-07:00

Homescapes/Warscapes 25/30

The UCI Department of Asian American Studies (AAS) and the Southeast Asian Archives (SEAA) are both marking important milestones during the 2016-2017 academic year. AAS is turning 25 years old and the SEAA is turning 30. The archive has a remarkable collection of primary sources on the resettlement of Cambodian, Hmong, Laotian, and Vietnamese peoples [...]

Homescapes/Warscapes 25/302017-06-26T16:08:05-07:00

OC Register: What is a cultural graduation ceremony? Universities host celebrations for blacks, Latinos, gays, veterans and others

Excerpt: “Commencement is so big that the accomplishments of some of the students are not recognized, but when you break it down by community, you can recognize their accomplishments,” said Romaine Arterberry, of UCR’s Women’s Resource Center. UC Irvine will host its own “Raza Graduation,” the 39th edition, next Thursday in the Bren Events Center. [...]

OC Register: What is a cultural graduation ceremony? Universities host celebrations for blacks, Latinos, gays, veterans and others2017-06-12T13:59:37-07:00

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 Latinos2017-06-09T10:44:35-07:00

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 professors2017-06-02T11:26:38-07:00
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