Category: DUE_news

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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Announcing the Newly Named Undergraduate/Undeclared Advising Program

The Division of Undergraduate Education would like to announce the new name for its Undecided/Undeclared advising program. Effective July 1, 2016, the name of the advising unit has changed to the UNDERGRADUATE/UNDECLARED ADVISING PROGRAM. The Undergraduate/Undeclared Advising Program assists new freshmen and lower-division transfer students without a declared major in fostering a successful transition to[…]

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Achieving Excellence with the Help of Donors

Leaving a legacy is something that individuals and corporations achieve by helping to support impactful change. Since the very start of UC Irvine’s history, donors have and continue to create legacies through their giving. Donors help to create exciting opportunities for research and much needed scholarships. One of the most inspiring ways that donors are[…]

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