To: All faculty, staff and students From: Chancellor Howard Gillman and Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor Enrique Lavernia Subject: Introducing UCI Confronting Extremism Distribution date: Oct. 24, 2017 To the Anteater community: The world is changing. In recent years and months, we have seen increasing displays of hate, violence and unrest entrenched in extremism. While [...]
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The Chronicle of Higher Education October 17, 2017 By Howard Gillman and Erwin Chemerinsky http://www.chronicle.com/article/Does-Disruption-Violate-Free/241470 Does Disruption Violate Free Speech? When student protesters prevented President Michael H. Schill of the University of Oregon from delivering his State of the University speech this month, the group explained, "Free speech is the right of individuals and [...]
Dear campus community, This fall, UCI and other campuses have been subjected to unauthorized poster distribution by external organizations unaffiliated with the University of California. The posters were removed because they violated posting policy on campus property. The content of these unauthorized posters was troubling. They targeted students, faculty and administrators by name and/or caricature. [...]
UCI launches Center for Jewish Studies Multidisciplinary hub aims to advance research, engage public on October 16, 2017 Irvine, Calif., Oct. 16, 2017 – A new Center for Jewish Studies at the University of California, Irvine will bring together faculty, students, visiting scholars and members of the public interested in exploring Judaism. Led by Matthias [...]
EVENT: UCI will host a presentation called “Running for Her Life: How Kathrine Switzer and Elizabeth Gray Broke Barriers, Created Social Progress & Found Empowerment Through Running,” in which the two women share their inspirational stories. A reception and book signing will follow. WHEN/WHERE: 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Student Center’s Crystal Cove [...]
A message from Chancellor Howard Gillman 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 mutual respect. [...]
September 12, 2017 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY We write today to share urgent news for those in our community who are in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. On September 5, the Trump administration announced it would end the DACA program, effective March 5, 2018. We strongly disagree with this decision. It threatens [...]
Letter from President Napolitano regarding UC’s decision to sue the Trump Administration on the unlawful repeal of DACA
Letter from President Napolitano regarding UC’s decision to sue the Trump Administration on the unlawful repeal of DACA Dear Colleagues, I wanted you to be among the first to know that today the University of California has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) challenging its decision to rescind the Deferred [...]
To the Anteater community: This morning, President Trump’s administration announced its plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, impacting the lives of an estimated 800,000 “Dreamers” across the United States. The UCI community includes hundreds of Dreamers who significantly contribute to our campus and to Orange [...]
UC President Napolitano denounces decision to end DACA program, calls on Congress to make protections permanent
September 5, 2017 University of California Office of the President Media contact: (510) 987-9200 UC President Napolitano denounces decision to end DACA program, calls on Congress to make protections permanent University of California President Janet Napolitano, U.S. secretary of homeland security from 2009 to 2013, released the following statement today (September 5) [...]