Below you'll find our post category archive. Note that many titles will have , , and at the end of the text. These help identify pages, posts, and events representing our three core values: Community, Thriving, and Wellness. To learn more about this, read about our Action Plan. These also all help support our #ActForInclusion.
Recognizing Mentorship and Achievement at UCI ♥ ★
Dear Campus Community This spring quarter is like no other. COVID-19 has demanded more from each of us than we imagined at the start of 2020. Greater courage in the face of uncertainty; will to adjust to new learning and working conditions; and faith in the indomitable human spirit to rise to new challenges. These are the attributes of the Anteater spirit. That spirit will animate the virtual commencement later in June when thousands of undergraduates, graduates and medical students will receive their hard-earned diplomas. I want to extend my warm Congratulations to the Class of 2020! Savor this achievement….
Dr. Sora Han Receives 2nd Annual Frances Leslie DECADE Mentor Excellence Award ♥ ★
Dr. Sora Han, Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society (CLS), the School of Law, and the Department of African American Studies, and the Director of the PhD Program in Culture and Theory in the School of Humanities, is the 2020 recipient of the Frances M. Leslie DECADE Mentor Excellence Award. Among her many activities, as DECADE Mentor in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Society, Dr. Han developed programming that impacted students from the undergraduate to graduate level in her department, school, campus, and beyond. For example, in 2015-2016, she received a Graduate Growth Incentive Award…
Dr. Ann Hironaka receives the inaugural Frances Leslie DECADE Mentor Excellence Award
A MESSAGE FROM VICE PROVOST DOUGLAS HAYNES 2019 Frances M. Leslie DECADE Mentor Excellence Award Dean Frances Leslie had a vision years ago to create the DECADE mentor program. Since its inception, almost 115 faculty members have served in this role, committing to diversity, equity, and inclusion – and to ensuring an inclusive environment for graduate success. This year, the Office of Inclusive Excellence solicited nominations from across campus for the inaugural DECADE Mentor Excellence Award, and has named this award after the woman whose vision made this all possible: Graduate Dean Frances Leslie. The inaugural awardee of the Frances…
Anteater Insights: Inclusive Excellence Spirit Grants
Dear Colleagues, I am delighted to announce the recipients of the 2016 Inclusive Excellence Spirit Grants. Inclusive excellence is integral to UCI’s ascendancy among globally preeminent universities. Our commitment to this concept inclusive excellence informs our research, teaching and service missions as a land-grant public research university. The purpose of the Spirit Awards is to stimulate campus capacity to advance equity, diversity and inclusion in our academic programs and in the many communities served by UCI. Toward this end, all funded proposals are expected to address at least one of five aspirational goals: Deepen understanding of race, gender, class, sexuality,…