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OVPTL Learning Assistants Pilot Deemed a Success

OVPTL Learning Assistants Pilot Deemed a Success

LARC and the Office of the Vice Provost of Teaching and Learning are pleased to share preliminary results of this year’s Learning Assistant pilot program. What are LAs? Learning Assistants are undergraduate students who are trained to help transform undergraduate courses to include small groups of students articulating, defending and […]

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Entrepreneur Marketing Class

Entrepreneur Marketing Class

As part of a class project, 45 students from Entrepreneur Marketing (Social Science 189) likely shattered a UCI record when they were challenged to encourage donors to bring canned foods to the Blackstone LaunchPad on campus during a one week period in May. The students were required to use guerilla […]

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The Blum Center For Poverty Alleviation held the 2nd part of the two-part conference on Global Security at UC Irvine on May 5-6

The Blum Center For Poverty Alleviation held the 2nd part of the two-part conference on Global Security at UC Irvine on May 5-6

The Blum Center For Poverty Alleviation held the 2nd part of the two-part conference on Global Security at UC Irvine on May 5-6. Focusing on topics relating to food security, sustainability, and development, the conference featured speakers such as Janet Napolitano, Nora Gilbert, and Paula Daniels. Dr. Wendy Slusser from […]

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The Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation co-sponsored the 2016 Business Plan Competition with UCI Applied Innovation and The Paul Merage School of Business on May 6

The Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation co-sponsored the 2016 Business Plan Competition with UCI Applied Innovation and The Paul Merage School of Business on May 6

The Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation co-sponsored the 2016 Business Plan Competition with UCI Applied Innovation and The Paul Merage School of Business on May 6. At the end of the competition, twelve student-led entrepreneur teams at University of California, Irvine won top prizes. Community business leaders oversaw and judged […]

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What would it take to become a real-life superhero?

What would it take to become a real-life superhero?

  What if you were bitten by a radioactive spider? This is technically the safest way to become a superhero, according to Michael Dennin, professor of physics and astronomy at the University of California, Irvine. In his classes, Dennin often uses superheroes to explain the language and processes of science. […]

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REGISTER NOW for Global Food Summit: Sustainable Solutions on May 5-6, 2016.

REGISTER NOW for Global Food Summit: Sustainable Solutions on May 5-6, 2016.

GFS: Sustainable Solutions is the second part of the two-part conference Global Food Security series held at UC Irvine. The Global Food Security Summit will assemble global leaders, practitioners, and academics from across the University of California system, to think critically about the new frameworks designed to address this challenge at […]

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UC Irvine receives UC Grant support for Underrepresented Students in Study Abroad

UC Irvine receives UC Grant support for Underrepresented Students in Study Abroad

In an effort to make study abroad a more accessible part of every undergraduate’s academic experience, the University of California Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) invited student support offices and academic departments across all UC campuses to submit grant proposals that would support underrepresented student cohorts to study abroad and address […]

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