NCLINE LEADERSHIP STRATEGIES | Leading Black Thriving in Higher Education ♥ ★

Sue Padernacht: Vice Chancellor Douglas M. Haynes, PhD Leading Black Thriving in Higher Education   Ncline Leadership Strategies | September 1, 2021 Through the Black Thriving Initiative (BTI), University of California Irvine (UCI) intends to become the nation’s foremost destination for Black people to thrive. Black Thriving recognizes and responds to anti-Blackness as [...]

NCLINE LEADERSHIP STRATEGIES | Leading Black Thriving in Higher Education ♥ ★2021-09-02T11:16:02-07:00

ORANGE COAST MAGAZINE | Raven Baxter is the New Director of Diversity Initiatives at UC Irvine’s School of Biological Sciences ♥ ★

Raven Baxter is the New Director of Diversity Initiatives at UC Irvine’s School of Biological Sciences Baxter, known as Dr. Raven the Science Maven, is an award-winning science communicator. Orange Coast Magazine | Astgik Khatchatryan | August 2, 2021 Photograph by Yves-Richard Blanc This fall, she begins her new role at UC Irvine, [...]

ORANGE COAST MAGAZINE | Raven Baxter is the New Director of Diversity Initiatives at UC Irvine’s School of Biological Sciences ♥ ★2021-08-03T16:32:19-07:00

DACA Ruling in Texas – We Are Inextricably Bound Together as Members of the UCI Community ♥ ✚

Dear campus community, Last Friday, a federal judge in Texas ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is unlawful, halting the program's ability to accept new applicants. While this is very concerning, please understand that many actions are in motion to preserve DACA. The Biden Administration will file an appeal, which could [...]

DACA Ruling in Texas – We Are Inextricably Bound Together as Members of the UCI Community ♥ ✚2021-07-20T11:44:56-07:00

LA TIMES | UC admits largest, most diverse class ever, but it was harder to get accepted ♥ ★

UC admits largest, most diverse class ever, but it was harder to get accepted JULY 19, 2021 9:23 AM PTUC Irvine made the largest year-to-year gains in diversity, increasing the share of underrepresented students to 41% of Californians offered freshman seats from 29% last year. Among them, the share of Black students doubled and American Indian [...]

LA TIMES | UC admits largest, most diverse class ever, but it was harder to get accepted ♥ ★2021-08-30T16:03:55-07:00

UCI NEWS | Seven faculty members named 2021-22 Hellman Fellows ★

Seven faculty members named 2021-22 Hellman Fellows June 23, 2021 L to R: Adriana Villavicencio, Adeyemi Adeleye, Vibhuti Ramachandran, Celia Symons, Judit Romhanyi, Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen, Christopher Seeds Seven assistant professors at UCI will receive $50,000 Hellman Fellowships, which are bestowed annually to support research by junior faculty. They join an elite group [...]

UCI NEWS | Seven faculty members named 2021-22 Hellman Fellows ★2021-07-06T09:45:37-07:00

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at UCI ♥ ★

Dear campus community, UCI students, staff, faculty and community members are invited to celebrate the diverse and impactful contributions of individuals of Asian and Asian American descent through a variety of offerings at UCI and beyond this May. These activities also highlight the need for vigilance and allyship to stem a wave of over 3,700 [...]

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at UCI ♥ ★2021-04-28T08:07:36-07:00

UCI NEW | Latinx Excellence and Achievement Awards recognizes Hispanic and Latinx graduate students ♥ ★

Latinx Excellence and Achievement Awards recognizes Hispanic and Latinx graduate students UCI News | April 2, 2021 The 2021 Latinx Excellence and Achievement Awards took place April 1 as a virtual gala. In its fourth year, UCI’s LEAD remains the only celebration and awards event in the University of California system focused on Hispanic and Latinx graduate [...]

UCI NEW | Latinx Excellence and Achievement Awards recognizes Hispanic and Latinx graduate students ♥ ★2021-04-02T09:45:39-07:00

What Happens Before College Matters ♥ ★

What Happens Before College Matters  Experts agree higher education needs to do more to create equity for Black students. But more attention needs to be paid to barriers Black students face before they step foot on campus.   By: Madeline St. Amour // October 20, 2020 GETTY IMAGES/TIM BOYLE / Students at a Chicago public [...]

What Happens Before College Matters ♥ ★2020-10-20T10:04:14-07:00
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