Adria L. Imada Named 2021 Andrew Carnegie Fellow ★

Dear colleagues, On behalf of Chancellor Gillman, we are pleased to announce that Adria L. Imada, professor of history, has been named a 2021 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. Her project will examine diverse survivors of 20th-century epidemics in the United States and its territories. Professor Imada joins a group of 26 fellows nationwide selected from more [...]

Adria L. Imada Named 2021 Andrew Carnegie Fellow ★2021-04-28T08:18:10-07:00

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at UCI ♥ ★

Dear campus community, UCI students, staff, faculty and community members are invited to celebrate the diverse and impactful contributions of individuals of Asian and Asian American descent through a variety of offerings at UCI and beyond this May. These activities also highlight the need for vigilance and allyship to stem a wave of over 3,700 [...]

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at UCI ♥ ★2021-04-28T08:07:36-07:00

Inclusiveness, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Award ★

Inclusiveness, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Award About the IDEA Award The ASN/SSE/SSB Inclusiveness, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Award was created in 2019 by the American Society of Naturalists (ASN), the Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE), and the Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB). The IDEA Award is given to a person at any career stage who has strengthened the ecology [...]

Inclusiveness, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Award ★2021-04-23T10:45:09-07:00

The Death of George Floyd Reignited a Movement. What Happens Now? ♥

A community member visited the George Floyd memorial site in Minneapolis last June.Credit...Joshua Rashaad McFadden for The New York Times The Death of George Floyd Reignited a Movement. What Happens Now? Calls for racial justice touched nearly every aspect of American life on a scale that historians say has not happened since the [...]

The Death of George Floyd Reignited a Movement. What Happens Now? ♥2021-04-23T10:30:07-07:00

A Message from the Law School | Community Statement on Chauvin Verdict ♥

Community Statement on Chauvin Verdict 04-20-2021 Dear Law School Community, Over the last few weeks, we have endured the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, even as we have confronted new instances of police violence against Black and brown people in the U.S. Many of the bystanders who witnessed the murder of George Floyd [...]

A Message from the Law School | Community Statement on Chauvin Verdict ♥2021-04-23T08:56:56-07:00

Statement on the April 15 FedEx Facility Shooting in Indianapolis, Indiana ♥

Dear campus community, As members of the UCI campus community, we grieve the loss of life in recent mass shootings. All are tragic. In this statement we call attention to the shooting that took place in Indianapolis, Indiana on Thursday, April 15, 2021. The Indiana community lost Matthew R. Alexander (32), Samaria Blackwell (19), Amarjeet [...]

Statement on the April 15 FedEx Facility Shooting in Indianapolis, Indiana ♥2021-04-22T12:34:10-07:00

A Message from President Drake | UC commends Chauvin murder trial verdict ♥ ★

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., and UC Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez released the following statement today (April 20) regarding the Chauvin trial verdict: As the prosecution made abundantly clear, Derek Chauvin grossly and maliciously overstepped his duties as a police officer when he killed George Floyd. The jury confirmed [...]

A Message from President Drake | UC commends Chauvin murder trial verdict ♥ ★2021-04-23T10:31:29-07:00

A Message from Assistant Vice Chancellor Rameen Talesh | Chauvin Guilty Verdict & Campus Resources ♥ ✚

Dear Anteaters, Today we learned the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial on the murder of George Floyd. After a lengthy trial, the jury was swift in their decision to find Chauvin guilty and we can rest in the knowledge that, in this case, justice has been served. It has been almost a year since [...]

A Message from Assistant Vice Chancellor Rameen Talesh | Chauvin Guilty Verdict & Campus Resources ♥ ✚2021-04-20T20:59:39-07:00

A Message from Chancellor Gillman | Today’s Guilty Verdict in the Chauvin Trial ♥

A year ago, after we had all seen the video of George Floyd’s killing, I wrote to all of you, saying that “We watched with shock and horror the video of a white policeman callously, even casually, kneeling on the neck of an unarmed and unresisting black man until that man was dead, while other [...]

A Message from Chancellor Gillman | Today’s Guilty Verdict in the Chauvin Trial ♥2021-04-20T20:52:28-07:00

Daunte Wright – A Death in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota ♥ ★ ✚

Dear campus community, Daunte Wright joins a lengthening and disheartening list of unarmed Black people who have been killed in police custody. The time and place may be different, but the conclusion is the same: another life is taken. This loss, like others, ripples through an ocean of grieving families, friends and communities. The survivors [...]

Daunte Wright – A Death in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota ♥ ★ ✚2021-04-16T12:37:29-07:00
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