Category: DUE_news

UCI’s Research Justice Shop: Transforming Academic Research for the Greater Good

At UCI, research is an integral part of campus culture. However, research goes far beyond studying samples in the lab or poring over ancient texts. At the Research Justice Shop (RJS), co-founders and co-directors Connie McGuire and Victoria Lowerson Bredow are working with the Newkirk Center for Science & Society and the Division of Undergraduate[…]

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2020 in Review: How UCI Summer Session Adapted to Help Students Navigate Remote Learning

The University of California, Irvine’s (UCI) Division of Summer Session is among one of the largest Summer Session divisions, as measured by student enrollment, in the entire UC system. On average, UCI Summer Session enrolls over 40% of the student population (approximately 14,000-15,000 students) and generates between $35M to $45M in net revenue for the[…]

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Town Hall on Fall Teaching 2021: Supporting the Transition of Teaching to the Post-Pandemic World

  On Tuesday, May 25, 2021, the University of California, Irvine hosted a virtual town hall for faculty featuring panelists Hal Stern (UCI Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor), Michael Dennin (Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning and Dean of the Division of Undergraduate Education), Gillian Hayes (Dean of Graduate Division), Brian Sato (Associate Dean of[…]

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UCI Student Earns Prestigious Key into Public Service Scholarship

The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, the UCI Scholarship Opportunities Program, and the UCI chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society are pleased to announce that third-year student Karishma Muthukumar has been named a 2021 Key into Public Service Scholar! With over 800 applicants, Muthukumar is one of just 20 students[…]

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The Futures of Higher Education Festival

We are pleased to announce a call for panels, events, workshops, or other creative and innovative forums for THE FUTURES OF HIGHER EDUCATION FESTIVAL.  Students: please see below for a special invitation to apply for a limited number of scholarships to help you participate. This festival both celebrates our return to campus and serves as an[…]

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Mind Your Mental Health: A Closer Look at Loneliness with Dr. Christine Catipon

If this past year has taught me anything, it’s how important it is to care for our mental health. While COVID has changed many facets of our lives, one of the positives to come out of the pandemic is our collective willingness to be candid about our mental health and the difficulties that we’ve been[…]

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Mind Your Mental Health: Breaking Down Lack of Motivation with Dr. Ylena Shayne

  If this past year has taught me anything, it’s how important it is to care for our mental health. While COVID has changed many facets of our lives, one of the positives to come out of the pandemic is our collective willingness to be candid about our mental health and the difficulties that we’ve[…]

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Mind Your Mental Health: Discussing Anxiety with Dr. Katie Ohene

If this past year has taught me anything, it’s how important it is to care for our mental health. While COVID has changed many facets of our lives, one of the positives to come out of the pandemic is our collective willingness to be candid about our mental health and the difficulties that we’ve been[…]

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Mind Your Mental Health: Understanding Sleep Deprivation with Dr. Katie Ohene

If this past year has taught me anything, it’s how important it is to care for our mental health. While COVID has changed many facets of our lives, one of the positives to come out of the pandemic is our collective willingness to be candid about our mental health and the difficulties that we’ve been[…]

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UCI Esports and Army ROTC Program Participate in Cross-Training Event

At first glance, there seems to be very few similarities between esports and the U.S. military. One is born of 21st century technology, an exciting showcase of fantastical characters, special abilities, and fierce competition across digital arenas and battlegrounds. The other is as old as the country itself, with a rich history of tradition, honor,[…]

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