Toward Racial Justice Conversation – May 25, 2021

Toward Racial Justice Conversation – May 25, 2021   Last year’s murder of George Floyd focused attention on confronting systemic racism and promoting racial justice as a combined national imperative. To commemorate and reflect on these legacies as well as the strategies going forward, the Office of Inclusive Excellence will host a Toward [...]

Toward Racial Justice Conversation – May 25, 20212021-06-02T13:24:45-07:00

After the Fierce Urgency of Now Passes – Message on George Floyd Commemoration

Dear campus community, Today marks the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd. George Floyd's death simultaneously elevated attention to systemic anti-Black racism in the United States and spurred UCI to aspire to be the nation's foremost destination for Black people to thrive as students, faculty, staff and members of our community. UCI's Black [...]

After the Fierce Urgency of Now Passes – Message on George Floyd Commemoration2021-05-25T11:22:39-07:00

Office of Administrative Policies and Procedures on NAGPRA

  As a follow-up to Provost Stern’s March 31, 2021 message to employees regarding the Native American Cultural Affiliation and Repatriation Interim Policy (“Current Policy”), this is to inform you that the University of California Office of the President invites comments on a proposed Presidential Policy on Native American Cultural Affiliation and Repatriation. The proposed Policy [...]

Office of Administrative Policies and Procedures on NAGPRA2021-04-08T08:04:58-07:00

Hal Stern on the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act

Dear campus community, The UC Office of the President issued the Native American Cultural Affiliation and Repatriation Interim Policy on July 24, 2020 to clarify the process by which all UC campuses will implement the federal Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and California NAGPRA (CalNAGPRA). NAGPRA protects Native American graves and requires [...]

Hal Stern on the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act2021-03-31T16:51:36-07:00

2020 LEAD Planning Committee

Thank you to the 2020 LEAD Planning Committee adelí durón (co-chair) Joseph Morales (co-chair) Samantha Anderson Alex Camacho Sandra Campero Claudia Campos Jordie Conde Louis DeSipio Kevin Domínguez Doug Everhart Daniel Fabrega Michelle Foley Kimberly Macías Mariela Menéndez Veronica Ahumada Newhart Jessica Ortega Raslyn Rendon Santana Ruiz Alyssa Sanchez José Sánchez Amanda Sivgals Burt Álvaro [...]

2020 LEAD Planning Committee2021-03-31T16:47:50-07:00

Academic Excellence Black Scholars House

Academic Excellence Black Scholars House   The Academic Excellence Black Scholars House is a first-year experience living learning community. Students residing in the House will learn to successfully navigate the university environment while embracing scholastic achievement and individual identity. Interested in being apart of the Academic Excellence Black Scholars House? Email: tboucher@uci.edu or [...]

Academic Excellence Black Scholars House2021-02-17T17:02:58-08:00

Take the Pledge Honor Roll & Testimonials

Take the Pledge Honor Roll Take the Pledge has received over 1,000 signatories from the UCI community, comprised  of faculty, staff, students and campus affiliates. Community members have pledged to: ⋅ Acknowledge the existence of anti-Black racism ⋅ Understand their relationship to anti-Black and micro- and macro-aggressions ⋅ Recognize uncredited labor that Black people expend [...]

Take the Pledge Honor Roll & Testimonials2021-02-16T16:02:26-08:00

A call for a California higher education compact for Black people ♥ ★

Cal Matters | A call for a California higher education compact for Black people African-American college graduate. Photo via iStock In Summary A new California compact has to mobilize the entire postsecondary education system to advance racial justice in the teaching mission. California demands a new compact for higher education – one that [...]

A call for a California higher education compact for Black people ♥ ★2021-03-16T15:49:23-07:00

Inclusive Excellence Term Chairs: Inaugural Theme Black Lives Matter

<<Back to Black Thriving Initiative Inclusive Excellence Term Chairs: Inaugural Theme Black Thriving The Inclusive Excellence Term Chair program will focus on a national imperative and/or global challenge. It provides an opportunity for the campus to recognize distinguished research, teaching and service of incumbent faculty in contributing to the selected theme. The inaugural theme for [...]

Inclusive Excellence Term Chairs: Inaugural Theme Black Lives Matter2021-03-17T09:48:41-07:00

‘We do belong here’: The scientist behind #BlackInNeuro hopes to transform a Twitter movement into a lasting community

‘We do belong here’: The scientist behind #BlackInNeuro hopes to transform a Twitter movement into a lasting community Angeline Dukes, who’s currently a student in the department of neurobiology and behavior at the University of California, Irvine, said it was “wonderful” to find a community of people who had not only succeeded, but overcome the [...]

‘We do belong here’: The scientist behind #BlackInNeuro hopes to transform a Twitter movement into a lasting community2021-03-16T14:18:20-07:00
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