Articles by: lozaki

Giving UCI’s Underrepresented Students an Early Start

If you asked Adeeva Myers, Counselor/Coordinator for Gateway Initiatives at UCI’s Student Success Initiatives (SSI), she’d tell you that it’s never too early to prepare for your freshman year of college. With the global pandemic forcing nearly all university experiences to a remote learning environment, offering incoming UCI students a […]

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How to Eliminate Institutional Racism in Undergraduate STEM Education, A Winning Idea by UCI’s Vice Provost Michael Dennin

We are excited to announce that Michael Dennin (Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, Dean of Undergraduate Education and Professor of Physics and Astronomy at UCI) has won an idea competition hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine! Answering the prompts “What should undergraduate STEM education look […]

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Bridging the Gap: How SSI Empowers Student Confidence

For most students at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), excelling academically and achieving all their goals sounds like a dream scenario. However, for biological sciences major Britanny Duong, dreams aren’t always as they seem: “At the beginning of my first year, I was extremely nervous about my classes because […]

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UROP Plants the Seed for Research Success

At the University of California, Irvine (UCI), learning takes many different forms. While there are the traditional lectures and discussions commonly associated with a college education, UCI also offers a variety of other opportunities to help students immerse themselves in the educational experience. For graduating computer science and engineering student […]

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Introducing the UCI Anteater Virtues Project

While the 2020-2021 academic year will be unlike any other in the University of California, Irvine’s (UCI) history, faculty and staff are working hard to ensure that students still have the well-rounded educational experiences that UCI is known for. Students can still expect to learn from leading experts in their […]

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Insights on UCI’s Plans for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

On September 9th, University of California, Irvine (UCI) Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning and Dean of the Division of Undergraduate Education Michael Dennin joined higher education experts from across the country to participate in a virtual press conference with reporters from across the country hosted by Newswise. Discussing the […]

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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, […]

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