Library Resources on Racism and Diversity

New Ebook Collection: Understanding and Combatting Racism The UCI Libraries stands in solidarity with the campus in its stance against anti-blackness, and as allies against racism.   To support the campus educational role and intellectual discourse on this timely topic, the Libraries offer a new ebook collection in OverDrive: Understanding and Combatting Racism. To access this collection, [...]

Library Resources on Racism and Diversity2020-07-09T13:38:38-07:00

Adding an LGBTQ+ focus to M.D. Training – UCI News – ♥ ★ ✚

  Two UCI medical students who’ve benefited from donor support spearhead revisions to school curriculum that boost inclusivity by Christine Catlett, UCI | April 28, 2020 “Perhaps the greatest feedback I’ve gotten about these curriculum changes was when another medical student told me that because of our efforts, when they were treating a trans patient, [...]

Adding an LGBTQ+ focus to M.D. Training – UCI News – ♥ ★ ✚2020-05-12T17:03:58-07:00

Zoombombing Incident Update ♥ ★ ✚

Dear Campus Community, UCI again experienced an incident of Zoombombing yesterday during a public lecture event. Zoombombing describes an individual or a group of individuals misusing Zoom features to interrupt a meeting or class, often with criminal, vulgar, or inappropriate images or chat messages. These incidents are unacceptable at UCI. If you experience Zoombombing, please [...]

Zoombombing Incident Update ♥ ★ ✚2020-04-21T15:59:51-07:00

UCI Provost Initiative on Contemporary Issues: Understanding Domestic Terrorism

CALL FOR PROPOSALS - UCI Provost Initiative on Contemporary Issues: Understanding Domestic Terrorism Dear Campus Community, As part of our efforts to advance and expand the Confronting Extremism program, the Provost Initiative on Contemporary Issues: Understanding Domestic Terrorism requests UCI senate faculty proposals that explore the origins and sources, causes and consequences, methods and [...]

UCI Provost Initiative on Contemporary Issues: Understanding Domestic Terrorism2019-10-03T15:47:29-07:00

Confronting Extremism as a Fundamental Responsibility for Citizenship

Dear Campus Community, Two years ago and a month after the public display of racism and violent extremism in Charlottesville, Virginia, UCI launched the Confronting Extremism initiative. The purpose of the initiative was to channel our research, teaching and service mission to better understand extremism and to use these insights to inform how to [...]

Confronting Extremism as a Fundamental Responsibility for Citizenship2020-06-04T13:44:45-07:00

Fortifying Our Campus Community by Confronting Extremism and Hate

Dear Campus Community, "Hello Brother" is how a Muslim worshiper greeted a visitor to a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand last Friday. The visitor entered the Al Noor Mosque with hate in his heart and armed with weapons to kill as many people as possible. The subsequent attack on this mosque and a second [...]

Fortifying Our Campus Community by Confronting Extremism and Hate2019-03-18T17:43:32-07:00

National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement

  A message from Chancellor Howard Gillman     I am pleased to announce that the UC’s National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement has selected its inaugural class of fellows. The center, established by President Janet Napolitano in October 2017 and housed at the UC’s Washington, D.C., office, brings together people of [...]

National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement2018-02-09T10:47:47-08:00

Battling Bias

Battling bias Freshman seminar series on prejudice aims to teach tolerance, encourage activism Megan Cole / UCI on January 16, 2018 “Has anyone ever been a bystander to hate?” The question hangs in the air. Valerie Jenness, UCI professor of criminology, law & society, eyes her fall-quarter class of freshmen expectantly. After some hesitation, students [...]

Battling Bias2018-01-19T11:45:06-08:00

Frequently Asked Questions for University Employees About Possible Federal Immigration Enforcement Actions on University Property

Frequently Asked Questions for University Employees About Possible Federal Immigration Enforcement Actions on University Property Charles F. Robinson, General Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs at the University of California, has issued the following FAQ for members of the University of California community, who are concerned about immigration enforcement actions occurring across the country [...]

Frequently Asked Questions for University Employees About Possible Federal Immigration Enforcement Actions on University Property2018-01-17T13:37:52-08:00