Category: DUE_news

Priscilla Tenggara, UC Irvine, wins 2016-2017 UCEAP Internship Award

Employers today are looking for a lot more than a degree. They want confident and experienced candidates who can thrive in a multicultural world. One way that UCI students can gain such experience and skills is by getting an internship while they study abroad! Priscilla Tenggara of UC Irvine, did just that. In fact, she[…]

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CHP’s Lunch with Leadership Stems Conversation About Service and Professional Pathways

The Campuswide Honors Program (CHP) welcomed UCI alumna Jennifer Friend, CEO of Project Hope Alliance, to share her personal story and professional trajectory with honors students during last month’s Lunch with Leadership event.  The new quarterly series provides CHP students the opportunity to enjoy an intimate hosted lunch and engage in discussion with an established[…]

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BottleRocket to a Better Tomorrow: ANTrepreneurs Raise $200,000 in Seed Funding

No matter how big or small the idea may be, college is a great time to start a company. Whether your company is a success or failure, there is a lot of real world learning that happens. Oftentimes, students don’t know where to start once they have an idea — but the good news is,[…]

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UCI Receives STEM Grant from the AAU and Northrop Grumman Foundation

For immediate release From The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning The Association of American Universities (AAU) announced that UCI is one of the selected twelve AAU member campuses within the AAU STEM Education Network to receive mini-grants in the form of $10,000 for two years. The new program, called Active Learning[…]

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America’s Great Working Class Colleges

On numerous occasions UC Irvine and the Office of the Vice Provost in particular have expressed a growing concern with the future of institutional learning — calling for continual adaptation in order to suit the changing needs of a diversified student population and a swiftly evolving globally centered job market. This is why the Office[…]

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Flying High at UCI: UCI Media Drone

UCI Media has a fully licensed and ‘pilot certified’ drone operator and is ready to ‘take to the skies’ to capture UCI from a bird’s eye view. “With the rapid progression of technology, it’s important to stay ahead of the curve,” says Iain Grainger, Director for UCI Media. “We are very thankful to UCI Risk[…]

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UROP Special Calls for Proposals

In addition to the regular Fall Call for Proposals, the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) and other initiatives are collaborating for three special calls of proposals. UCI undergraduates from all disciplines who are conducting research projects or creative activities under the guidance of UCI faculty are encouraged to apply. UROP is collaborating with UCI Women’s[…]

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Ryan Foland was named as one of the top 11 marketers to follow this year

Ryan Foland, Senior Administrator of Social Media and Marketing for the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and learning was named as one of the top 11 marketers to follow this year. Read more here.

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Student Delivers Hope to Hospital in Homeland

If you’ve ever doubted the power of one person to make a difference in the world, you need to meet Lydia Natoolo. She was a 33-year-old community college student, an immigrant from Uganda who struggled just to pay her bills, when she read an article about a hospital in her homeland that had no running[…]

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Transfer Edge Mentorship: Students Helping Students

By Aftin Pomeroy The incoming students of the 2016 Transfer Edge Program have proven to be exceptionally motivated and full of curiosity, especially when it comes to research.  In response, Transfer Edge Mentors Aftin Pomeroy and Anthony Wovenu recently designed an event called the Faculty Research Panel, where several professors offered to speak about their[…]

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