Below you'll find our post archive. These results will come in the forms of Pages, Posts, and Events. Also note that many titles will have , , and at the end of the text. These help identify pages, posts, and events representing our three core values: Community, Thriving, and Wellness. To learn more about this, read about our Action Plan. These also all help support our #ActForInclusion.
In his book, Model Machines: A History of the Asian as Automaton, published June 22, UCI associate professor of global and international studies Long Bui takes a deep dive into historical stereotypes and representations of Asians and Asian Americans, exploring how centuries of dehumanizing descriptions and treatment have marginalized an entire race. He recently spoke about the roles that globalization, racism and colonialism have played in creating and feeding this narrative and how its effects continue to harm the lives and well-being of people of color today.
Google has named UCI’s Yanning Shen, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, a winner of its prestigious Research Scholar Program. Titled “Addressing Unfairness in Learning over Social Networks,” Shen’s machine learning and data mining research explores bias in machine learning algorithms across social networks that may lead to biased results toward underrepresented groups. Her project seeks to design algorithms to address this issue. Google’s award provides professors from around the world with $60,000 in funding for up to one year to support research that advances computer science.
Group aims to double Latino doctoral students, increase professoriate by 20 percent
Harvard University held its first in-person commencement since 2019 – and 371st overall – on May 26 at Tercentenary Theatre. And attending on stage was UCI’s Vicki Ruiz, Distinguished Professor emerita of history and Chicano/Latino studies, to receive an honorary degree, joining an eminent group of seven honorands from around the globe.
Dear campus community, Yet another reminder of why we celebrate Pride month each June, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 543,000 same-sex married couples. From its start as a Gay Pride Day to the current recognition of Pride month, we use this time to recognize the impact that individuals identifying their sexual orientation as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or other (LGBTQ+) have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally. The Stonewall Riots that began on June 28, 1969, following a police raid at the Stonewall Inn brought national attention to the police harassment and discrimination faced by…