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

Challenging Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia during COVID-19 ♥ ✚

<< Back to Perspectives/Confronting Extremism Events Learning outcomes of the Webinar: Address the current state of Anti-Asian racism Discuss the historical relevance and context Explore different opportunities for all of us to practice allyship Resources: Land Acknowledgement + Support Indigenous Communities Which indigenous land are you on? Find [...]

Challenging Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia during COVID-19 ♥ ✚2020-06-04T13:30:19-07:00

Office of Inclusive Excellence | Message on Anti-Black Racism ♥ ★ ✚

Dear colleagues, “We are in this together” has become a common phrase as we confront this unprecedented pandemic. The sentiment captures the genuine appreciation for the courage of first responders and essential workers whom we rely on to keep our communities running. It also acknowledges the hard realities of sickness, death and the growing economic [...]

Office of Inclusive Excellence | Message on Anti-Black Racism ♥ ★ ✚2020-07-23T12:58:35-07:00

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

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 [...]

Dr. Sora Han Receives 2nd Annual Frances Leslie DECADE Mentor Excellence Award ♥ ★2020-05-19T16:36:44-07:00

Ellen Druffel Elected to the National Academy of Sciences ★

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce that Ellen Druffel, Distinguished Professor and Fred Kavli Chair in Earth System Science, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. She is one of 146 scientists from around the world being recognized this year for their outstanding and continuing achievements in original research. Professor Druffel [...]

Ellen Druffel Elected to the National Academy of Sciences ★2020-05-05T14:02:40-07:00

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
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