Statement from UC President Janet Napolitano on filing Supreme Court brief on DACA

  Statement from UC President Janet Napolitano on filing Supreme Court brief on DACA UC Office of the President Friday, September 27, 2019 The University of California today filed a brief in the Supreme Court challenging the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In September 2017, after [...]

Statement from UC President Janet Napolitano on filing Supreme Court brief on DACA2019-09-30T15:57:10-07:00

Free Speech in Our Scholarly Community

Free Speech in Our Scholarly Community Sept. 26, 2019 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 [...]

Free Speech in Our Scholarly Community2019-09-26T12:00:54-07:00

Announcement: Latinx Resource Center Director

Announcement from Student Life and Leadership: Dear UCI Community: We are excited to announce adelí durón as the inaugural Director for the upcoming Latinx Resource Center opening this Fall 2019! Through the interview process, adelí stood out from the strong pool of candidates with her clear, inclusive vision for the Latinx Resource Center, demonstration [...]

Announcement: Latinx Resource Center Director2019-09-23T16:12:15-07:00

Celebrate Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week Sept 16 – 22

  Senate Resolution honors Hispanic-Serving Institutions, recognizes National HSIs Week, Sept. 16-22, 2019 The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities applauds the U.S. Senate for recognizing the contributions made by Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and emerging HSIs. A Senate Resolution introduced by U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and adopted unanimously by the full Senate observes [...]

Celebrate Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week Sept 16 – 222019-09-19T16:07:21-07:00

Outsports: The Re-Education of Coach Russell Turner

Outsports: The re-education of coach Russell Turner Since the UC-Irvine basketball coach called a player ‘queen’ in the NCAA tournament, Russell Turner has educated himself and become a better person. By Cyd Zeigler@CydZeigler Sep 11, 2019, 7:00am PDT   It wasn’t until the morning after his greatest triumph as a basketball coach that Russell [...]

Outsports: The Re-Education of Coach Russell Turner2019-09-11T16:54:47-07:00

Confronting Extremism as a Fundamental Responsibility for Citizenship

Dear Campus Community, Two years ago and a month after the public display of racism and violent extremism in Charlottesville, Virginia, UCI launched the Confronting Extremism initiative. The purpose of the initiative was to channel our research, teaching and service mission to better understand extremism and to use these insights to inform how to [...]

Confronting Extremism as a Fundamental Responsibility for Citizenship2020-06-04T13:44:45-07:00

The Shocking Paper Predicting the End of Democracy

The Shocking Paper Predicting the End of Democracy Alex Wong/Getty Images Political Science Human brains aren’t built for self-rule, says Shawn Rosenberg. That’s more evident than ever. By RICK SHENKMAN         full article: https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2019/09/08/shawn-rosenberg-democracy-228045  September 08, 2019 Rick Shenkman, founder of George Washington University’s History News Network, is the author of Political [...]

The Shocking Paper Predicting the End of Democracy2019-09-08T16:14:51-07:00

Office of Inclusive Excellence Certificate Program – Fall 2019

Dear Campus Community, I am writing to announce the launch of the new Office of Inclusive Excellence (OIE) Certificate Program for 2019-2020. It is open to faculty, staff, and students, and I want to encourage you to consider participating. For more information, please see the program website here. The purpose of the OIE Certificate [...]

Office of Inclusive Excellence Certificate Program – Fall 20192019-09-04T18:45:19-07:00