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UCI kicks off fall quarter with move-in, Welcome Week and convocation

EVENTS: Fall-quarter activities begin Sept. 22, when incoming students arrive to move into campus housing over a three-day period. Welcome Week commences Sept. 22 and continues through the 29th, with a series of events and open houses to help students familiarize themselves with the campus and its resources. The New Student Convocation will take place at […]

Ribbon-cutting to celebrate new Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing building

EVENT:  The UCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new home on the University of California, Irvine campus in the Health Sciences District on the corner of California Avenue and Michael Drake Drive and will honor the generosity of Sue Gross for her commitment to advances in […]

School of Social Ecology, Orange County United Way present 2023 UCI-OC Poll findings

EVENT: Researchers, policymakers and community leaders will discuss Orange County’s homelessness and housing issues as they unveil the findings of the 2023 UCI-OC Poll. The poll provides insights regarding residents’ views on the most pressing issues facing Orange County. WHEN/WHERE: 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Aug.17, at the Cove at UCI, 5270 California Ave., Suite 100, Irvine, […]

UC Irvine to host national online conference on emerging opportunities for AI in education

EVENT: UCI’s School of Education is hosting the first national conference on generative artificial intelligence in education and educational research. Co-sponsored by the Spencer Foundation, “Pens & Pixels: Generative AI in Education” is a one-day online event featuring leading scholars and practitioners who will share and discuss perspectives on the topic. WHEN/WHERE: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. […]

UCI commencement ceremonies to take place June 16-20

EVENT: UCI will host commencement services for its 58th graduating class over four days in the Bren Events Center. Between Friday, June 16, and Tuesday, June 20, 11 ceremonies will take place – with UCI awarding undergraduate and graduate degrees to more than 8,200 Anteaters participating in commencement exercises – featuring addresses by renowned leaders […]

UCI Libraries to host reception launching ‘400 Years of Shakespeare’s First Folio’ exhibit

EVENT: UCI Libraries is hosting a reception to celebrate the opening of its newest exhibit, “400 Years of Shakespeare’s First Folio.” The event begins at the Irvine Barclay Theatre with a discussion between Derek Quezada, exhibit curator and rare-books librarian at the University of Southern California, and Eric Rasmussen, Regents Teaching Professor and Foundation Professor […]

Founders of Barefoot Wine come to UC Irvine as keynote speakers for a new sustainability innovation challenge

Founders of the world’s largest wine brand share importance of sustainability

OLLI at UCI marks silver anniversary with gala on UCI Campus

EVENT:  The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at University of California, Irvine (OLLI at UCI) is celebrating 25 years of achievement in bringing together mature minds in a vibrant learning environment. A festive gala will be held to recognize the contributions of past and present members, volunteers, staff and local community supporters. WHEN/WHERE:  5:00-8:00 p.m.; Saturday, […]

UCI to host second Teaching for Justice conference centered on AAPI experiences

EVENT:  UC Irvine School of Education’s Center for Educational Partnerships and the UCI Teacher Academy – in partnership with the UCI Humanities Center; the Center for Liberation, Anti-Racism and Belonging; and the UCI Libraries’ Southeast Asian Archive – will host a two-day Teaching for Justice conference intended for K-12 educators and all community members interested […]

Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis to visit UC Irvine, tour site for new affordable student housing

Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis will join Irvine Mayor Farrah Khan and Vice Mayor Tammy Kim to visit the UCI campus and tour the site of the Mesa Court residence hall expansion, a new student housing facility for first- and second-year undergraduates. The project is supported by funds from California’s Higher Education Student Housing Grant Program, […]