Inclusive Excellence Term Chair Call for Nominations ★

Dear colleagues, The Inclusive Excellence Term Chair (IE Term Chair) Program is envisioned to transform UCI through research, teaching, and service aligned to the priorities of its Black Thriving Initiative. The IE Term Chair program leverages the research and capacities of the campus to broaden UCI's response to designated national imperatives. A maximum of one [...]

Inclusive Excellence Term Chair Call for Nominations ★2021-03-30T09:35:55-07:00

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs | Bridging the Gap: Pharmacy Deserts ♥ ✚

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Bridging the Gap: Pharmacy Deserts Access to fresh food, safe shelter and health services all support the wellbeing of communities—their absence in neighborhoods of color leads to health inequities. Over the last decade, pharmacies have closed in low-income neighborhoods and new ones have opened at more profitable [...]

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs | Bridging the Gap: Pharmacy Deserts ♥ ✚2021-03-16T13:37:20-07:00

UC Irvine Athletics | Servant Leadership: Paula Smith ★

UC Irvine Athletics | Servant Leadership: Paula Smith February 22, 2021 In honor of Black History Month, UC Irvine Athletics would like to celebrate the service of Paula Smith and her dedication to change in college athletics.   READ MORE

UC Irvine Athletics | Servant Leadership: Paula Smith ★2021-03-10T14:56:37-08:00

INSIDE HIGHER ED | Claiming a Louder Life: Part I & Part II by Professor Aomawa Shields ♥ ★

INSIDE HIGHER ED | Claiming a Louder Life: Part I February 19, 2021 There is a cost to remaining publicly silent in the face of overtly racist and exclusionary attitudes, writes Aomawa Shields. READ MORE   INSIDE HIGHER ED | Claiming a Louder Life: Part II March 5, 2021 Aomawa Shields describes how she found [...]

INSIDE HIGHER ED | Claiming a Louder Life: Part I & Part II by Professor Aomawa Shields ♥ ★2021-03-05T11:44:22-08:00

Take the Pledge Testimonials

Take the Pledge Testimonials Each person who takes the pledge recognizes that a whole university response is required to build a culture where Black people thrive at UCI and beyond. Take a look at why our community members Take the Pledge!   Will you Take the Pledge?    The following participants have given [...]

Take the Pledge Testimonials2021-02-16T15:19:19-08:00

End Racism Initiative | Recognizing Black Excellence | A message from Director Michael A. Yassa, Ph.D. ♥ ★ ✚

Dear colleagues, Today marks the beginning of Black History Month, a federally recognized celebration of the numerous contributions Black and African Americans have made, and continue to make to this country. It is also a time to solemnly reflect on the continued struggle for racial equity and justice. The events of the past year have [...]

End Racism Initiative | Recognizing Black Excellence | A message from Director Michael A. Yassa, Ph.D. ♥ ★ ✚2021-02-03T10:44:16-08:00

UC President Michael V. Drake reflects on Black History Month ♥ ★ ✚

UC President Michael V. Drake reflects on Black History Month   This Black History Month, UC President Michael V. Drake reflects on the Black workers, scholars, artists and activists who have propelled the University of California—and the world—forward and the work that remains to achieve our ideals of equality, inclusion and justice.

UC President Michael V. Drake reflects on Black History Month ♥ ★ ✚2021-02-03T09:32:23-08:00

Black History Month: Recognizing Black groundbreakers in the Anteater community ♥ ★ ✚

UCI NEWS | Black History Month Recognizing Black groundbreakers in the Anteater community by Lilibeth Garcia | February 1, 2021 Students gathered at the Center for Black Cultures, Resources & Research on January 23, 2020. Steve Zylius / UCI Recent events have forced our society to reckon with its inequities, leading to a [...]

Black History Month: Recognizing Black groundbreakers in the Anteater community ♥ ★ ✚2021-02-03T10:20:07-08:00

UCI study first to link disparities and ‘pharmacy deserts’ in California

UCI study first to link disparities and ‘pharmacy deserts’ in California Findings demonstrate how factors such as poverty further reduce access to pharmacies by Nedda Bozorgmehri / UCI | January 6, 2021 “Social determinants of health compound the negative effects of pharmacy shortage,” said Cheryl Wisseh, a UCI health sciences assistant clinical professor of [...]

UCI study first to link disparities and ‘pharmacy deserts’ in California2021-03-16T13:39:27-07:00

SCIENCE MAGAZINE | ‘A time of reckoning.’ How scientists confronted anti-Black racism and built community in 2020 ♥ ★ ✚

‘A time of reckoning.’ How scientists confronted anti-Black racism and built community in 2020 Science Magazine | December 21, 2020 One of those institutions is the University of California, Irvine, which in August announced a university-wide initiative that aims to confront anti-Blackness—by, for instance, changing the campus culture, hiring new faculty members, and intensifying recruitment of underrepresented [...]

SCIENCE MAGAZINE | ‘A time of reckoning.’ How scientists confronted anti-Black racism and built community in 2020 ♥ ★ ✚2021-03-17T10:16:30-07:00
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