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UROP: Providing Opportunities for Undergraduates to Take Risks (Strategically)

UROP: Providing Opportunities for Undergraduates to Take Risks (Strategically)

Neil Armstrong once said “Research is creating new knowledge” but what about creating new disciplines? Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research has never been more alive at UCI, expanding our understanding of the world like never before. The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (OVPTL) promotes students’ academic and […]

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The UCI Academic Testing Center Supports Students

The UCI Academic Testing Center Supports Students

Nervously chewing on your pen, tapping your foot, scratching your scalp. Maybe a bead of sweat drops on to your scantron. We all know the stress of being a student, and there’s no denying tests are a big part of that stress. And the higher in education students go, the […]

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OVPTL’s Jennifer Aaron Receives the UCOP Leadership Impact Award

Vice Provost Dennin helped present the first UCOP Leadership Impact award at the 2017 UC People Management Conference The first “UC Leadership Impact Award” was awarded to Jennifer Aaron, Assistant Dean in the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (OVPTL), at the inaugural UC People Management Conference […]

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Inside All Fun at #IAmFirst

Inside All Fun at #IAmFirst

“Let’s have a party. Let’s start strong. Let’s start by celebrating the first-gen identity!” said Professor Anita Casavantes Bradford. That is what #IAamFirst was all about — beginning the year by showing first-gen students that they were not alone. #IAmFirst day was an opportunity to show incoming freshman that a […]

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$200 dollar Million Gift Raises the Bar For UCI

$200 dollar Million Gift Raises the Bar For UCI

“The greatest wealth is health” and UCI has just been given a historic amount of health indeed with a $200 million dollar donation towards the brand-new Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences. Through this donation, Susan and Henry Samueli will enable pioneering reforms in the pursuit of integrative […]

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UCI Joins The American Talent Initiative to Launch the #ActivateTalent Social Media Campaign

UCI Joins The American Talent Initiative to Launch the #ActivateTalent Social Media Campaign

“Everybody is talented because everybody has something to express.” UCI is helping to #activatetalent through its involvement with the American Talent Initiative, a growing alliance of 68 top universities dedicated to educating 50,000 additional low-income students by 2025. “UCI works with local schools, community partners, and industries to help level […]

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