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

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 […]

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UCI Gets 2.7 Million Grant to Study Undergraduate Achievement within Physics and Chemistry Courses

UCI Gets 2.7 Million Grant to Study Undergraduate Achievement within Physics and Chemistry Courses

The Institute of Educational Sciences (IES) has awarded the University of California, Irvine $2,700,000 to fund research that will evaluate the effectiveness of introductory physics and chemistry courses, focusing on students who are underrepresented in science. The UCI team is led by Distinguished Professor of Education Jacquelynne Eccles and scientists […]

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UC Irvine Offers Stipend for Online Course Development

UC Irvine Offers Stipend for Online Course Development

Under the leadership of Chancellor Howard Gillman, the University of California, Irvine, is following a new Strategic Plan. Pillar two, “First in Class,” calls for the utilization of modern technological tools to create the most effective learning environments. Michael Dennin, Vice Provost of Teaching and Learning, is positioning the UCI […]

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UCI meets U.S. Department of Education eligibility as a Hispanic-serving institution

UCI meets U.S. Department of Education eligibility as a Hispanic-serving institution

Irvine, Calif., May 22, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Education has named the University of California, Irvine a Hispanic-serving institution for 2017-18, meaning that fully one-quarter of undergraduates identify as Latino and that half of all students receive financial aid. The designation builds on UCI’s recognition earlier this year as […]

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UCI Students Award 70,000 in Funding to Eight Local Nonprofits Through New Experiential Philanthropy Course

UCI Students Award 70,000 in Funding to Eight Local Nonprofits Through New Experiential Philanthropy Course

What is an experiential philanthropy course? It is a course that allows students to learn about the giving process and its effects on institutions and society, while also practically allocating real money to nonprofit organizations. Under the guidance of Gillian Hayes, Kleist Professor in Informatics and the Faculty Director for […]

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