Day: January 17, 2014

Radio host and author Michael Eric Dyson to speak at UCI’s MLK Jr. Symposium

EVENT: Michael Eric Dyson, author and host of an eponymous NPR program, will deliver the Dr. Joseph L. White Lecture as part of UC Irvine’s 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium. His talk will highlight six days of activities honoring King’s legacy. WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in the Pacific Ballroom at UC Irvine’s Student […]

Vandell elected to National Academy of Education

Deborah Lowe Vandell, dean of UC Irvine’s School of Education, was recently elected to the National Academy of Education, an organization dedicated to advancing high-quality education research and its use in policy formulation and practice.

UCI reports highest growth in freshman applications in UC system

UC Irvine is the fastest-growing UC campus when measured by the number of freshman applications for the academic year beginning in fall 2014. Data released by the University of California Office of the President today show an overall increase of 9.6 percent in freshmen petitioning to attend UCI, and when transfer applicants are added in, UC Irvine comes in fourth in the system with a total of 82,450 applicants.