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

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 By TERESA WATANABE | STAFF WRITER  JULY 19, 2021 9:23 AM PT UC 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 [...]

LA TIMES | UC admits largest, most diverse class ever, but it was harder to get accepted ♥ ★2021-07-19T12:33:49-07:00

UCI NEWS | Seven faculty members named 2021-22 Hellman Fellows ★

Seven faculty members named 2021-22 Hellman Fellows June 23, 2021 L to R: Adriana Villavicencio, Adeyemi Adeleye, Vibhuti Ramachandran, Celia Symons, Judit Romhanyi, Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen, Christopher Seeds Seven assistant professors at UCI will receive $50,000 Hellman Fellowships, which are bestowed annually to support research by junior faculty. They join an elite group [...]

UCI NEWS | Seven faculty members named 2021-22 Hellman Fellows ★2021-07-06T09:45:37-07:00

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

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

LA TIMES | In the pandemic, Asian Americans relish the cozy family ritual of hot pot ♥ ✚

In the pandemic, Asian Americans relish the cozy family ritual of hot pot Cousins Jessica Wu and Alice Fang split a hot pot with a metallic divider that separates a mild mushroom soup base from a spicier red-pepper base. Both incorporate lamb, broccoli and mushrooms. Wu favors sweet corn, while Fang does not.(Jessica Wu [...]

LA TIMES | In the pandemic, Asian Americans relish the cozy family ritual of hot pot ♥ ✚2021-04-07T16:14:29-07:00

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION | Without Asian American Studies, We Can’t Understand American Racism ♥ ✚

Without Asian American Studies, We Can’t Understand American Racism Media response to the Atlanta massacre shows why ethnic studies is so essential.   As James Kyung-Jin Lee, [associate professor and] a former chair of the Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California at Irvine, recently told me, “I just finished teaching a [...]

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION | Without Asian American Studies, We Can’t Understand American Racism ♥ ✚2021-04-07T16:30:14-07:00

A Message from Chancellor Gillman | UCI’s Commitment to Inclusion and Equity ♥ ✚

Yesterday a young white man killed eight women in three separate attacks in the Atlanta area. Six of the eight victims were Asian. There has been a long series of attacks on Asians and Asian-Americans across the nation in recent months, fueled by anti-Chinese political rhetoric during the pandemic and emblematic of long-standing discrimination that [...]

A Message from Chancellor Gillman | UCI’s Commitment to Inclusion and Equity ♥ ✚2021-03-17T14:12:06-07:00

Message on Anti-Asian Discrimination ♥

Dear campus community, From coast to coast, Asian and Asian-American communities are experiencing an alarming number of acts of bias, prejudice and bigotry. From 2019 to 2020 alone, nearly 3,000 acts were reported. Orange County is no exception. Here the Human Rights Commission reports a 10-fold increase in anti-Asian incidents and crimes. These disturbing trends [...]

Message on Anti-Asian Discrimination ♥2021-03-17T10:35:50-07:00
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