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UCI Works Together to Try and Earn the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Inclusive Excellence and Collaboration Grant

UCI Works Together to Try and Earn the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Inclusive Excellence and Collaboration Grant

Calling all undergrad scientists! The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (OVPTL) is excited to share that the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has recently announced a new competition for science education grants to colleges and universities. The call is now open for pre-proposals for their Inclusive […]

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Anteaters Learn at Social Media Brunch

Anteaters Learn at Social Media Brunch

Social Media can be overwhelming. The good news is that there are best practices to make managing Social Media more manageable. With increased importance of online visibility for UCI departments and divisions, The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (OVPTL) is creating workshops for UCI departments to […]

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Leading by Example, Iain Grainger Receives the UCI 2016 Excellence in Leadership Award

Leading by Example, Iain Grainger Receives the UCI 2016 Excellence in Leadership Award

Chancellor Howard Gillman of UC Irvine recently presented Iain Grainger, Director of Communication for both UCI Media Services and the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, with the “Excellence in Leadership” award at its 2016 Staff Assembly Excellence in Leadership Award Program. Supervisors were nominated by their […]

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Mark Deppe Wins ANTrepreneur of the Year Award

Mark Deppe Wins ANTrepreneur of the Year Award

Last Tuesday, May 31, 2016, Mark Deppe was awarded the title of ANTrepreneur of the Year at UC Irvine Blackstone LaunchPad’s second annual awards ceremony. The celebration of work in the local entrepreneurial community, held at Applied Innovation’s The Cove, featured over 25 other awards for startups and advocates of […]

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DUE Sponsors Ideas Worth Spreading

DUE Sponsors Ideas Worth Spreading

The Division of Undergraduate Education was happy to support this year’s TEDxUCIrvine event. Held at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts Samueli Theater, a full house gathered to listen and learn from experts about Core Conversations. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. […]

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program 2016 Symposium

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program 2016 Symposium

On May 20th, the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) held its 23rd Annual Symposium. The daylong event featured over 700 projects completed collaboratively or individually by over 1000 individual students across all disciplines represented at UCI. The Symposium provides an opportunity for undergraduates from all disciplines to present their research […]

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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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