Sponsored by UC Irvine and Orange County’s Center for Living Peace, the Living Peace Series will present Sir Richard Branson, the British industrialist who built the Virgin Group into more than 360 companies, discussing the work of his nonprofit foundation, Virgin Unite.
UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake and the Vietnamese American Community Ambassadors will announce a joint commitment to raise funds to hire an archivist for the UCI Libraries’ nationally recognized Southeast Asian Archive. Speakers will include Drake and VACA President Daniel Do-Khanh.
On Nov. 12, “Preserving the Environment of the Arctic Region” will feature legal, public health and Earth system science experts discussing the role of law and governance in protecting the Arctic region.
Dr. Miguel Nicolelis of Duke University will speak Oct. 7 on "Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting the Brain with Machines – and How It Will Change Our Lives" as part of the Ralph Gerard Lectureship Series, sponsored by UCI’s School of Biological Sciences.