UCI NEWS | UCI receives grant to support 30 HBCU students in Summer Institute in Neuroscience ♥ ★

UCI receives grant to support 30 HBCU students in Summer Institute in Neuroscience Center for Neurobiology of Learning and Memory to partner with Delaware State U. Manuella Yassa and Dr. Autumn Ivy Irvine, Calif., July 28, 2021 — The UCI Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory has been awarded a UC-HBCU [...]

UCI NEWS | UCI receives grant to support 30 HBCU students in Summer Institute in Neuroscience ♥ ★2021-07-28T12:34:52-07:00

Ariyan Johnson Brings Innovation and Passion to UCI Dance ★

Ariyan Johnson Brings Innovation and Passion to UCI Dance Ariyan Johnson (right) on set on "Spiritual Cyphers: Hip Hop and the Church." Director of Photography Leslie Saltus Evans, sets up an outside shot with Victor Lewis, a dancer for Philadanco. By Jezebel Ramirez-Robles and Lauren Knight Professor Ariyan Johnson is a multidisciplinary artist [...]

Ariyan Johnson Brings Innovation and Passion to UCI Dance ★2021-07-28T12:18:38-07:00

ABC NEWS | US volleyball star revels as role model for deaf kids ★

US volleyball star revels as role model for deaf kids U.S. men's volleyball star David Smith was born nearly completely deaf ABC News | By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer July 28, 2021 David Smith was born nearly deaf with 80-90% hearing loss but has managed to overcome that to become an elite athlete competing in [...]

ABC NEWS | US volleyball star revels as role model for deaf kids ★2021-07-28T11:53:53-07:00

ALUM KELLY PERINE | Thee Who Hesitates ♥

Thee Who Hesitates by Kelly Perine, MFA '98   Actor/Writer Kelly Perine's Docu-Narrative on COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy within the African-American community and other communities of color. __ On April 24th, 2021, I got my 2nd vaccination shot. I'd been locked down like the rest of the world, for over a year. Now mere [...]

ALUM KELLY PERINE | Thee Who Hesitates ♥2021-07-28T08:46:36-07:00

UCI SPORTS | Villanueva Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year Award ★

Villanueva Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year Award UCI Sports | July 15, 2021 IRVINE, Calif. - UC Irvine track & field's Brianna Villanueva has been nominated for the 2021 NCAA Woman of the Year award, the NCAA announced Thursday afternoon. "We couldn't be prouder of such a deserving and honorable student-athlete as Brianna [...]

UCI SPORTS | Villanueva Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year Award ★2021-07-28T08:38:57-07:00

Dawn Bounds co-authors chapter in anti-racism textbook ♥ ★

Dawn Bounds co-authors chapter in anti-racism textbook Assistant Professor Dawn Bounds has co-authored a chapter in “Making Black Lives Matter: Confronting Anti-Black Racism,” a textbook coming fall 2021. The textbook is edited by renowned scholar and psychologist Kevin Cokley, PhD. Featuring contributed chapters from Black scholars, practitioners, activists, and students, the book explores the history and contemporary circumstances [...]

Dawn Bounds co-authors chapter in anti-racism textbook ♥ ★2021-07-26T09:17:24-07:00

MS. MAGAZINE | U.S. Acts Decisively to Protect Asian Americans—But Drags Its Feet on Protecting Black Americans ♥

U.S. Acts Decisively to Protect Asian Americans—But Drags Its Feet on Protecting Black Americans Ms. Magazine | 7/20/2021 by CLAIRE KIM Claire Jean Kim, UCI professor of political science and Asian American studies writes, "In May, President Biden signed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act into law. … To understand the full import of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, we need [...]

MS. MAGAZINE | U.S. Acts Decisively to Protect Asian Americans—But Drags Its Feet on Protecting Black Americans ♥2021-07-21T15:17:26-07:00

DACA Ruling in Texas – We Are Inextricably Bound Together as Members of the UCI Community ♥ ✚

Dear campus community, Last Friday, a federal judge in Texas ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is unlawful, halting the program's ability to accept new applicants. While this is very concerning, please understand that many actions are in motion to preserve DACA. The Biden Administration will file an appeal, which could [...]

DACA Ruling in Texas – We Are Inextricably Bound Together as Members of the UCI Community ♥ ✚2021-07-20T11:44:56-07:00

LA TIMES | UC admits largest, most diverse class ever, but it was harder to get accepted ♥ ★

UC admits largest, most diverse class ever, but it was harder to get accepted JULY 19, 2021 9:23 AM PTUC Irvine made the largest year-to-year gains in diversity, increasing the share of underrepresented students to 41% of Californians offered freshman seats from 29% last year. Among them, the share of Black students doubled and American Indian [...]

LA TIMES | UC admits largest, most diverse class ever, but it was harder to get accepted ♥ ★2021-08-30T16:03:55-07:00

CBS NEWS | Doctor recalls battling racism to achieve Olympic dream of representing the U.S. in water polo ★

Doctor recalls battling racism to achieve Olympic dream of representing the U.S. in water polo ER doctor Omar Amr recalls battling racism that included physical and mental aggression to achieve his Olympic dream of competing in water polo. He became one of the first African Americans to represent the U.S. when he played in Greece. [...]

CBS NEWS | Doctor recalls battling racism to achieve Olympic dream of representing the U.S. in water polo ★2021-07-15T10:00:32-07:00
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