Category: DUE_news

UCI Vice Provost Michael Dennin and Students to Advance Education at Haiti Tech Summit 2018

Haiti has recently been through a lot; hurricanes and floods have devastated the island’s surface and scarred its people–but humans rebuild. That’s why from June 21-23, 2018, UCI is taking part in a 13 year effort to revitalize the Haitian entrepreneurial economy: the 2nd Annual Haiti Tech Summit. This year UCI will send Michael Dennin,[…]

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Mentorship that Matters

Being truly caring is what defines a good person and a great mentor. And when Dr. Donald Dabdub, the recipient of the 2018 Tom Angell Faculty Mentoring Award, pulled out his phone to read his personal motto, he refocused the conversation onto the first and most important part of mentoring: really caring. That is why[…]

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“Take Advantage of the Opportunities”: Career Tips From an Honors Alumna

The Campuswide Honors Program’s Lunch with Leadership series brings together alumni and community leaders with Campuswide Honors Program (CHP) students. In informal discussions over lunch, students have the opportunity to network, ask questions, and hear some great career tips. Winter quarter’s Lunch with Leadership featured a Campuswide Honors Program alumna, St. John Knits Vice President,[…]

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How This Anteater’s Academic Internship Is Shaping Her Future

As her UCI commencement looms closer, School of Social Sciences’ senior Daijanique Joseph is gearing up for a future of championing for educational equity. After being selected for the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), she conducted her own research on the academic persistence of African American female college students at four-year institutions, a demographic that[…]

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“Take Advantage of the Opportunities”: Career Tips From an Honors Alumna

The Campuswide Honors Program’s Lunch with Leadership series brings together alumni and community leaders with Campuswide Honors Program (CHP) students. In informal discussions over lunch, students have the opportunity to network, ask questions, and hear some great career tips. Winter quarter’s Lunch with Leadership featured a Campuswide Honors Program alumna, St. John Knits Vice President,[…]

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CHP Students Explore Life as an Atmospheric Chemist with Earth System Scientist

Eric Saltzman, Earth System Science Professor at UCI, shared his personal story and professional trajectory with honors students during a recent Campuswide Honors Program (CHP) “Lunch with Leadership.” The quarterly lunches give CHP students the chance to enjoy an intimate hosted lunch and chat with a campus leader.   At the luncheon, Saltzman spoke about[…]

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UCI Partners with Team Kids to Build a National Model of Youth Development

“If you could have any wish, what would you wish for?” When you were a kid, you’d probably ask for unicorns to be real or for superpowers, but what about the kids who dream of world peace, an end to pollution, and the hope for a better life for their families? Sometimes the simplest question[…]

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UROP: Providing Opportunities for Undergraduates to Take Risks (Strategically)

Neil Armstrong once said “Research is creating new knowledge” but what about creating new disciplines? Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research has never been more alive at UCI, expanding our understanding of the world like never before. The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (OVPTL) promotes students’ academic and future success through partnerships between[…]

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UCI to Host 2019 SoCal Writing Centers Association Tutor Conference

Writing means sharing — sharing experiences, sharing stories, sharing lives. And in the age of digital communication and social media, there are many ways to share. Here at UCI, we understand the importance of writing as a basis for communication of all kinds. That’s why UCI is pleased to host the 2019 SoCal Writing Centers[…]

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Leaders Needed for Mentorship Program: 10 Ways to Spot an Anteater Leader

Have you heard of the Leadership Development Program (LDP) through Summer Session? LDP provides undergraduate students the chance to develop leadership and mentorship skills. It also helps Summer Session spice up student life with programs and events while simultaneously creating a supportive and welcoming atmosphere for incoming freshmen, transfer students, and visiting international students. And[…]

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