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

Spring 2020 Newsletter ♥ ★ ✚

Dear Campus Community As we live through this global pandemic, it has quickly caused a wave of disruption across every aspect of our lives. No one is left unaffected. Every member of our campus community is adapting to new ways of teaching, learning and working. The fabric of our lives and those of our families [...]

Spring 2020 Newsletter ♥ ★ ✚2020-04-21T16:03:05-07:00

Formal Review of Proposed Presidential Policy on Gender Recognition and Lived Name ♥★✚

Dear Campus Community, UCI is committed to cultivating an inclusive culture in support of the transgender and gender non-binary community. To this end, I write to urge you to review the proposed Presidential Policy: Gender Recognition and Lived Name by Thursday, April 30. Proposed Presidential Policy: Gender Recognition and Lived Name Appendix of Proposed Presidential [...]

Formal Review of Proposed Presidential Policy on Gender Recognition and Lived Name ♥★✚2020-04-01T10:06:24-07:00

UCI Community Members Encouraged to Participate in the U.S. Census

Dear Campus Community, I am writing to encourage your participation in the U.S. Census. On April 1, citizens and permanent residents as well as enrolled domestic out of state and international graduate students and undergraduates will receive an invitation at your home or dwelling to complete a short questionnaire online, by phone or by [...]

UCI Community Members Encouraged to Participate in the U.S. Census2020-06-04T13:33:32-07:00

LA Times: Why you should stop obsessing about coronavirus news, and how to do it ✚

Why you should stop obsessing about coronavirus news, and how to do it   https://www.latimes.com/science/story/2020-03-11/how-to-stop-stressing-about-coronavirus By Deborah NetburnStaff Writer    March 11, 2020 5 AM It’s 1 in the morning and you can’t stop reading about the coronavirus. Maybe you want to know if you should cancel your trip to Hawaii over spring break or [...]

LA Times: Why you should stop obsessing about coronavirus news, and how to do it ✚2020-03-12T12:49:56-07:00

Coronavirus planning and preparedness ♥ ★ ✚

A message from Chancellor Howard Gillman Dear UCI community, Since my last message, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has increased significantly across the U.S. We expect this number will continue to climb with more widespread testing. It is also reasonable to assume that, at some point, there will be a confirmed case within [...]

Coronavirus planning and preparedness ♥ ★ ✚2020-03-10T09:18:39-07:00

Chancellor Message: Reaffirmation of Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy ♥ ★ ✚

Dear colleagues: As we reach the midpoint of the academic year, it is essential that we continue our work to ensure that everyone at UCI is supported in their research, career and educational pursuits with equal opportunity and in an environment free of discrimination, harassment and sexual violence. Each of us, as members of the [...]

Chancellor Message: Reaffirmation of Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy ♥ ★ ✚2020-06-04T13:36:07-07:00

UCI project to capture histories of marginalized communities in Orange County earns California Humanities grant ♥ ★

Summary: A team of UCI faculty and librarians received a $20K Humanities for All Project Grant from the California Humanities for the project “Sharing Comfort and Care: Intergenerational Story-Mapping in the Cambodian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities of Orange County.”   Full article: UCI project to capture histories of marginalized communities in Orange County [...]

UCI project to capture histories of marginalized communities in Orange County earns California Humanities grant ♥ ★2020-05-19T15:08:21-07:00
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