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.
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…
Dear campus community, The UC Office of the President (UCOP) updated the Native American Cultural Affiliation and Repatriation Policy on December 17, 2021 to increase and achieve repatriation, in compliance with the Federal Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and the California NAGPRA (CalNAGPRA), and to increase accountability and transparency across all UC campuses. NAGPRA and CalNAGPRA were enacted to address the rights of Native American and Native Hawaiian tribes and lineal descendants to repatriation of ancestral human remains and certain cultural items (funerary objects, sacred objects, and objects of cultural patrimony). I write to raise awareness of…
Proven communications leader will guide effort to enhance UCI’s reputation
With recent announcements of Native Americans eligible to have their UC tuition waived beginning this fall and adding Native Hawaiians to the heritage month that historically honored Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, we checked in with Assistant Professor Na’puti in the Department of Global and International Studies to help break down these massive identify groups and their cultures. Broadcasting from the island of Guam, Na’puti shares about her work with indigenous populations in the Pacific Islands and how that translates to better understanding of global indigeneity.