Category: DUE_news

Michael Dennin Named 2020 Innovator of the Year!

Congratulations to UC Irvine’s Michael Dennin for being named one of the 2020 Innovators of the Year  (IOTY) by the Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ)! This year marks Michael’s fourth nomination and first win at the awards.  In response to the OCBJ’s announcement of the award recipients on September 24, Michael expressed his deep appreciation[…]

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The Difference Between Success and Winning

Finding Success Together Though we aren’t together physically, we are still a strong Anteater community. Vice Provost Michael Dennin closes out these special weeks of student messaging by explaining how we can achieve success by coming together. He also highlights the Anteater Virtues—curiosity, humility, tenacity and integrity—and their role in creating a safe, healthy, and[…]

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Learn How This UCI Student Finds Balance and Structure

Student Advice for Pandemic Success Second-year business administration major Lisa Deng joins Associate Dean Jonathan Alexander to talk about some of the things she’s been doing to find balance, establish structure, and practice mindfulness during this unprecedented time. From setting aside time for meditation to finding new ways to get organized, Lisa offers her best advice[…]

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See How Your Classmates are Thriving in a Remote Environment

Finding Avenues for Remote Success This academic year will be unlike any other and, as you adjust to the remote environment, challenges are inevitable. But remote doesn’t mean alone—we are here to help you overcome and succeed. Jonathan Alexander, Associate Dean in the Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE), and Kevin Huie, OVPTL Executive Director of[…]

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What You Need to Know to Prepare for Remote Learning Success

How Students Can Prepare for This Year Did you know that there is a complete guide to remote student success? This video introduces the Remote Student Success Guide, your central resource for health and wellness tips, remote studying strategies, Canvas support, and technical help. Because remote learning requires the right technology, UCI has established minimum[…]

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You are Special. You are an Anteater. ZOT! ZOT! ZOT!

Celebrating Student Strength and Resilience While the COVID-19 pandemic is certainly unprecedented, Vice Provost Michael Dennin emphasizes the strength and resilience that Anteater students have shown during this time. This week, students will hear from their peers as well as faculty and staff as they share strategies for the upcoming academic year. Vice Provost Dennin[…]

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Overview of the OVPTL and DUE: Knowing Where to Turn for Help

Breaking Down the OVPTL and DUE As an incoming UCI student, knowing where to get help is important—especially in a remote environment. However, with UCI divided into so many different departments, units, and so on, it can be difficult to know where to turn. Watch this video overview of the Office of the Vice Provost[…]

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How UCI Has Made Remote Learning Both Fun and Engaging

Promoting Engagement in the Remote Classroom  Brian Sato, Associate Dean for the Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation (DTEI), teams up with DTEI directors Andrea Aebersold and Danny Mann to explain some of the things they’ve done to ensure fun and engaging classroom experiences this Fall. Andrea, Director of Faculty Instructional Development, shares how she’s[…]

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Taking Advantage of Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) Resources and Support

DUE Units Provide Opportunities for Support and Engagement  Where can students turn for academic help and community-building opportunities? Jonathan Alexander, Associate Dean in the Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE), highlights what some of the units within the DUE are doing to support UCI’s diverse student body this year. Trace Yulie, Director of the Learning and[…]

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How UCI Prepared for Remote Student Success

Creating a Memorable College Experience Brian Sato, Associate Dean for the Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation (DTEI), and Kevin Huie, Executive Director of Student Success Initiatives (SSI), discuss how the campus has prepared for remote student success. From ensuring engaging in-class experiences to offering a variety of resources and support services, UCI is doing[…]

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