Ensuring college access for first-gen students ★

Ensuring college access for first-gen students Regent and UCI alumnus Eloy Ortiz Oakley discusses his first-gen journey Social Ecology alumnus Eloy Ortiz Oakley M.A.'96, MBA '99,photo: steve zylius/UCI   Eloy Ortiz Oakley’s parents didn’t go to college, but today the UCI graduate (BA ‘96, MBA ‘99)  leads the largest higher education [...]

Ensuring college access for first-gen students ★2020-10-07T14:20:49-07:00

Hispanic Heritage Month: UCI as a Latinx Thriving University ♥★

Dear Campus Community, Hispanic Heritage Month is an occasion to recognize the many achievements of the diverse Latinx community. This year's observance is mixed with joy and sadness. Death and sickness have visited far too many families while the economic fallout has disrupted countless lives. As the campus carefully begins reopening for the start of [...]

Hispanic Heritage Month: UCI as a Latinx Thriving University ♥★2020-10-12T10:42:18-07:00

A message from Chancellor Howard Gillman | U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ♥ ★ ✚

A Message from Chancellor Howard Gillman To the Anteater community: Today, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision that, for the time being, upholds Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA is an executive order from the Obama administration that allows employment eligibility and deferment from deportation to people who were brought into the [...]

A message from Chancellor Howard Gillman | U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ♥ ★ ✚2020-06-19T09:55:04-07:00

Office of Inclusive Excellence | Inclusive Excellence and the UCI Police Department ♥ ★ ✚

To the Anteater community: We are writing to announce several actions to further align the UCI Police Department with our commitment to inclusive excellence and confronting anti-Black racism. This commitment is grounded in a community where all expect equity, support diversity, practice inclusion and honor free speech. Realizing this commitment mandates a campus police department [...]

Office of Inclusive Excellence | Inclusive Excellence and the UCI Police Department ♥ ★ ✚2020-07-23T09:06:37-07:00

UCOP | A message from President Napolitano to the UC community about George Floyd’s death and related protests ♥ ★ ✚

To the University of California community: I write to share with you the statement of my outrage over the senseless and tragic death of George Floyd in Minnesota, and the many Black lives lost before him. Like many of you, I am incensed over the continued brutality against people of color in communities across the [...]

UCOP | A message from President Napolitano to the UC community about George Floyd’s death and related protests ♥ ★ ✚2020-07-23T09:02:18-07:00

UCI Leadership | In Support of the African American Community ♥ ★ ✚

Dear UCI Community: We watched with shock and horror the video of a white policeman callously, even casually, kneeling on the neck of an unarmed and unresisting black man until that man was dead, while other policemen stood by and watched.  This brutal and racist act was like something out of Mississippi during Jim Crow, [...]

UCI Leadership | In Support of the African American Community ♥ ★ ✚2020-08-03T12:32:11-07:00

Graduate Division | 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 [...]

Graduate Division | A Message for the DECADE Community on Behalf of Graduate Dean Gillian Hayes ♥★✚2020-07-23T09:03:27-07:00

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 [...]

Recognizing Mentorship and Achievement at UCI ♥ ★2020-05-29T11:05:58-07:00

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

OpEd: Latino STEM Teachers, DACA, and the Future of Teaching – Latino Rebels

  OpEd: Latino STEM Teachers, DACA, and the Future of Teaching Latino Rebels - Nov. 20, 2019 (OpEd) Adriana D. Briscoe, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at University of California, Irvine writes, “Months after reading Glenda Flores’ award-winning book, Latina Teachers, I couldn’t stop thinking about the teachers I’d had and the role they [...]

OpEd: Latino STEM Teachers, DACA, and the Future of Teaching – Latino Rebels2019-11-22T15:37:24-08:00
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