Category: DUE_news

$200 dollar Million Gift Raises the Bar For UCI

“The greatest wealth is health” and UCI has just been given a historic amount of health indeed with a $200 million dollar donation towards the brand-new Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences. Through this donation, Susan and Henry Samueli will enable pioneering reforms in the pursuit of integrative health care. The new college[…]

Read more

Arts of Communication Bootcamp at the Writing Center

It’s been said that “the art of communication is the language of leadership.” That’s why the Office of the Campus Writing Coordinator and the School of Humanities partnered to offer the first Arts of Communication Boot Camp (ACB). The two-day boot camp was held in mid September. Participants commented that brushing up on their communication[…]

Read more

ANTrepreneur Center Moves!

Many college students come up with ideas that could turn into a business. But not all students know where to start. Maybe their idea comes from a creative hobby; maybe it’s a novel skill; or maybe it’s an idea for a new smartphone app. As the saying goes, “Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.” To[…]

Read more

Originating at UCI, First Generation Faculty Initiative Spreads System Wide to All UC Campuses

More than half of UCI’s current student body are first-generation students, and in Fall of 2014, UCI professor Anita Casavantes Bradford sparked an idea to start a faculty-led initiative to celebrate the courage and ambition of first-gen students and to support them in successfully overcoming economic, social and cultural challenges to their pursuit of a[…]

Read more

Summer Bridge Scholars Program Enrolls More Students Than Ever Before

What skills set a student apart? What support systems will help students succeed in their four-year degrees? How do we ensure every student gets the personalized support they need to succeed at our university? These are core questions that the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning try to answer. When coming up[…]

Read more

UCI Launches SpeakerHub for Alumni, Faculty and Staff

UCI’s Alumni Association in partnership with SpeakerHub is launching a UCI-specific SpeakerHub! SpeakerHub is a free website that allows users to be invited to speaking engagements in the classroom and at student events. The Alumni Association and SpeakerHub’s founder have teamed up to create a portal in which alumni, faculty, staff, and possibly even students[…]

Read more

Outstanding Campuswide Honors students receive Chancellor’s Award of Distinction

Academic engagement is an important part of UCI’s Campuswide Honors Program (CHP), but many honors students also attribute their success to the CHP’s tight knit community of dedicated and engaged students. Or as CHP third-year Camille A. says, “CHP students aim high, and they are supportive of each other in reaching their goals.  Being surrounded[…]

Read more

Top 10 Things to do (as a College Student) When you’re at the Beach

Recently UC Irvine was named one of the top 10 colleges by the beach. But as so many of our students find out too late, being near is not the same thing as being at the beach. We hope you take a day to kick back and fully enjoy all Irvine has to offer. To[…]

Read more

Vice Provost Michael Dennin is Nominated for OCBJ Innovator of the Year Award

Real innovators not only create disruptive change but do so by harnessing the ongoing change in the world around them. Innovators stay on the cutting edge through their outstanding leadership. Enter Professor, Dean of Undergraduate Education, and Vice Provost Michael Dennin. Under his leadership at UC Irvine, the campus has seen some of the most[…]

Read more

4 Steps to Standing out with UCI’s New Student Success Initiative

Have you heard the news? The Division of Undergraduate Education has launched the new Student Success Initiative (SSI). This is a program meant to make big changes for the better in a dynamic campus environment – making an impact for disadvantaged student populations. With over 25,000 students, UC Irvine must take into account the changing[…]

Read more