Record $40 million gift from Sue and Bill Gross addresses growing need in healthcare
In a newly released study of 800 colleges, UCI’s School of Education was one of only 35 programs recognized for ensuring that future high school teachers effectively master their chosen specialty. The National Council on Teacher Quality analysis was accompanied by a survey that found 32 percent of high school students doubted their teachers’ knowledge of classroom subject matter. A teacher’s topic mastery is “directly correlated with […]
UCI’s Thomas Parham will urge Pico Rivera students to apply
Anteater Academy at once-underperforming Santa Ana high school graduates first cohort of college-bound teens. The program is an example of UCI’s outreach to underrepresented students that placed it at the top of The New York Times’ College Access Index of schools that do the most for low-income students. Thirteen recent graduates of the school will attend UCI in the fall.
Aldrich Scholarship recipient Amy He makes social sciences – and her single, immigrant mom – proud
Of the dozens of college surveys that rank thousands of universities across the nation, Money magazine’s recent poll has come the closest to cracking the code that answers the question: Which institutions of higher learning provide the best return on investment. And UCI scores well. It ranked third among public universities, fourth in the “value-added” […]
UCI School of Education helps meet need for teachers in popular dual-language immersion classrooms
The Council on Student Experience and the Division of Undergraduate Education recently selected Jeff Johnston as UCI’s 2015 Lecturer of the Year.
This year’s commencement for UCI’s 50th graduating class will stretch over four days in the Bren Events Center, and 7,057 Anteaters will participate. Ten school-based events will be held, featuring addresses by renowned leaders in business, technology, athletics and law.
Abigail Reyes divides her life into two parts, “B.T.” and “A.T.” – before Terence and after Terence. In February 1999, Terence Unity Freitas, an environmental activist and her “partner in work and love,” was kidnapped and murdered in Colombia. At the time, he was working to halt the plans of major oil companies to drill […]