Media Advisories

UCI’s School of Education hosts “Teaching for Justice,” a two-day conference that spotlights teaching Asian American studies

EVENT:  UCI’s Center for Educational Partnerships and the UCI Teacher Academy in partnership with the UCI Humanities Center and UCI Libraries Southeast Asian Archive will host a two-day conference intended for K-12 educators and all community members interested in integrating the principles of Asian American studies into their professional work. WHEN/WHERE:  9 a.m.-4 p.m. on […]

UCI’s Forum for the Academy and the Public brings together multidisciplinary scholars for two-day symposium on growing global impact of People’s Republic of China

EVENT:  UCI’s Forum for the Academy and the Public will host a two-day symposium on “Global China in an Anxious Age.” More than 30 speakers from a variety of academic and non-academic backgrounds (including law, humanities, glaciology, pharmacology, journalism, tech, public policy and more) will discuss the complicated relationship between the People’s Republic of China […]

UCI’s School of Business invites entire community to connect with Latinx business leaders via Latinx Initiative (LXi) Virtual Conference

EVENT:  UCI’s Paul Merage School of Business is hosting its inaugural Latinx Initiative (LXi) Virtual Conference. Hear from some of today’s most inspirational Latinx business leaders, including keynote speaker, Lucy Santana, CEO of Girls Inc. of Orange County. Lucy has been transforming girls’ views of themselves and their opportunities for generations through programs that focus […]

UCI Esports celebrates 5-year anniversary with fall kickoff event

EVENT:  UCI Esports will celebrate its five-year anniversary with a fall kickoff open house. In September of 2016, UCI established the first college esports program at a public university. The event will chronicle the program’s first five years and set the course for the next five. There will be free play in the arena and […]

UCI Forum Series: K-12 education & COVID-19

EVENT:  The UCI Forum addresses the medical, economic, public policy, business and educational impacts of COVID-19. In this installment, UCI experts join with education leaders for a unique, one-hour virtual forum to discuss COVID-19 repercussions on kindergarten through 12th grade education. WHEN/WHERE:  Video available starting at 11 a.m., Friday, June 12, 2020. Video link available […]

Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center to host expert discussion on COVID-19

EVENT:  UCI’s Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center and the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy have partnered to host a panel of experts discussing COVID-19. Four experts will address four topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic in everyday terms for the non-scientific community. As society begins to reopen, these four topics […]

UCI Forum Series addresses ‘COVID-19: Where We Are & What to Expect Next’

EVENT:  In a three-part series, the UCI Forum addresses the medical, public policy and business impacts of COVID-19. UCI experts join with business leaders and policymakers for three unique, one-hour virtual forums to discuss COVID-19 repercussions on medicine, research, public policy, business, tourism and manufacturing. WHEN/WHERE:  Video links available at INFORMATION: In the first […]

UCI to screen film about quadriplegic, followed by Q&A with him and expert speakers

EVENT:  UCI will screen the short documentary “Relentless,” which profiles Orange County extreme-sports athlete Marty O’Connor, whose unceasing work ethic and pursuit of his goals enabled him to forge a new sense of self after a freak accident rendered him quadriplegic. After the film, Frank LaFerla, dean of the School of Biological Sciences, will emcee […]

UCI to host two-day conference on artificial intelligence

EVENT: The UCI Forum for the Academy and the Public will host a two-day conference on “The Future of the Future: The Ethics and Implications of AI.” Keynote speaker Bruce Sterling, an award-winning science fiction author, and an interdisciplinary and international panel of writers, academics and communicators will tackle an advance in technology that touches […]

UCI to host public seminar on coronavirus

EVENT:  The “2019 Novel Coronavirus: Current State of Knowledge and Public Health Response” seminar will feature a panel of experts from UCI, as well as Dr. Matt Zahn, medical director for the Orange County Health Care Agency’s Division of Epidemiology & Assessment. WHEN/WHERE:  6-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, in the Doheny Beach meeting rooms at […]