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.
The Associated Students of UC Irvine will host a bid to become the Guinness Book of World Records holder for the largest dodge ball game. The game will be staged during ASUCI’s inaugural Blue & Gold Spirit Rally.
A panel of acclaimed local science fiction writers come to UC Irvine to discuss how Philip K. Dick – author of some of the bleakest and most influential science fiction in American literature – was influenced by Orange County, where he spent the last 10 years of his life.