Recent Messages About Free Speech

A Message for the DECADE Community on Behalf of Graduate Dean Gillian Hayes ♥★✚

Dear DECADE mentors and DECADE student community, I am writing to  you today with a heavy heart and a humble request for your help in supporting our many students, post-docs, faculty, and staff who are struggling right now. As if 2020 wasn’t hard enough, this past week has pushed many past our limits. We [...]

A Message for the DECADE Community on Behalf of Graduate Dean Gillian Hayes ♥★✚2020-07-09T13:40:53-07:00

Free Speech in Our Scholarly Community

Free Speech in Our Scholarly Community Sept. 26, 2019 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 [...]

Free Speech in Our Scholarly Community2019-09-26T12:00:54-07:00

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

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

UC President announces National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement

The University of California — birthplace of the Free Speech Movement — will open a center in Washington D.C. devoted to research, education and advocacy on issues of free speech and civic engagement.   “Few issues today are more timely, or more challenging, than free speech on our nation’s college campuses,” said UC President Janet [...]

UC President announces National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement2017-11-01T14:07:56-07:00

Does Disruption Violate Free Speech?

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 [...]

Does Disruption Violate Free Speech?2017-10-20T16:54:44-07:00

Free Speech in Our Scholarly Community

  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. [...]

Free Speech in Our Scholarly Community2017-09-28T13:54:54-07:00

Student Conduct Review Regarding Incident of May 10, 2017

UCI welcomes all opinions and encourages a free exchange of ideas – in fact, we defend free speech as one of our bedrock principles as a public university.   Yet, we must protect everyone’s right to express themselves without disruption.  This concept is clearly articulated in our policies and campus messaging.  We will hold firm [...]

Student Conduct Review Regarding Incident of May 10, 20172017-09-01T08:54:34-07:00

UCI School of Law: Hate In A Period of Political Turmoil

Hate In A Period of Political Turmoil 2017-2018 Colloquium Series Sept. 8, 2017–April 19, 2018 UC Irvine School of Law The Center for Biotechnology & Global Health Policy’s 2017-18 Colloquium Series Hate In A Period of Political Turmoil will launch on Friday, September 8, 2017 with a special event: Charlottesville: A Defining Moment in America, A [...]

UCI School of Law: Hate In A Period of Political Turmoil2017-08-30T14:59:05-07:00

Yesterday’s Events in Charlottesville

  A message from Chancellor Howard Gillman   To the Anteater Community: The shocking and revolting events that unfolded in Charlottesville remind us that the despicable and violent ideology of white supremacy continues to haunt and terrorize communities across the nation. We send our condolences and heartfelt thoughts to the friends and families of [...]

Yesterday’s Events in Charlottesville2017-08-14T09:48:45-07:00