Category: DUE_news

Your Impact at UCI: Supporting SSI

Every year, Student Success Initiatives (SSI) offers programs, services, and resources that support UCI’s diverse student body. As a unit, we are committed to creating equitable and inclusive environments for students of all backgrounds. In addition to helping our students with academic achievement and professional development, we also help them build communities of support. Because[…]

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All in the Family: Restaurateur Ed Lee Talks Success and Family

The UCI Leadership Series is dedicated to amplifying the stories and voices that have historically been missing from the leadership and entrepreneurship conversation. In this latest installment, we highlight Ed Lee, co-founder of Wahoo’s Fish Taco, about the experience of starting a family business. Like many children of Asian immigrant parents, Ed Lee was expected[…]

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SSI Announces Stand-Alone Transfer Student Center

As UCI prepares to welcome students back for Fall 2021, there are many exciting developments taking place on campus. One of the changes that students can look forward to is the reestablishment of the Transfer Student Center (TSC) as a stand-alone center. Previously housed within Student Success Initiatives (SSI) as the Transfer Student Hub, the[…]

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Research, Innovation, and Pedagogical Excellence: Exploring the Future of Higher Education

When the Anteater Learning Pavillion (ALP) opened its doors in fall of 2018, it marked the start of an educational revolution at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). As the first facility in California designed with active learning principles in mind, the ALP comprises 55,000 square feet of learning space optimized for meaningful student engagement[…]

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Stepping up to the Challenge: What UCI is Doing to Serve First-Generation Students

Despite being one of the newer campuses in the illustrious University of California (UC) system, the University of California, Irvine (UCI) is both a highly-ranked research university and an example of inclusive excellence for its sister campuses and universities across the nation. This year marks the third consecutive year that UCI was the top choice[…]

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Venturing Ahead: UCI Alumna Anh Tran Talks Entrepreneurship and Startup Success

  The UCI Women in Leadership series is dedicated to amplifying the stories and voices that have historically been missing from the leadership and entrepreneurship conversation. In this latest installment, we highlight Anh Tran—financial advisor, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™, Estate Planning Attorney, founder and Managing Partner of SageMint Wealth, and Partner at Modern Wealth Law.[…]

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Advancing Student Service: UCI Libraries and DUE Team Up to Unveil Science Library 5th-Floor Renovations

For many, the start of a new year is a time of anticipation and excitement. While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and political unrest were a rough start to 2021, there are many bright spots in store for UCI’s students and community. For instance, Anteaters can look forward to visiting the newly renovated 5th floor of[…]

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Transitioning to CampusPress: What UCI Faculty, Staff, and Students Need to Know

In this new remote environment, having a fast, intuitive, and secure website is more important than ever. Now that UCI has transitioned to remote learning, websites are the primary way that students interface with staff and access resources. For units within the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (OVPTL), Division of Undergraduate[…]

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UCI’s Top Research and Information Resources for Student Entrepreneurs

In recent years, UCI has seen a new trend sweep across campus—students from all majors have become increasingly interested in starting their own businesses. Recognizing the opportunity to better support students, UCI Libraries jumpstarted an effort to provide library research and instructional services to meet this growing demand. In 2019, they welcomed Sara Heimann as[…]

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UCI Celebrates the First Prestigious Scholarship Recipient of the New Year!

The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning and the Division of Undergraduate Education are excited to announce the first prestigious scholarship recipient for this year! Malak Kudaimi, UCI alumna and staff member, has been named a Marshall Scholar for 2021-22. Kudaimi is the third UCI student to receive the award, following Kelly[…]

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