Joseph L. White

40 years of fostering unity

UCI’s Cross-Cultural Center celebrates legacy of activism, social justice, community, education, empowerment and diversity

Rapper, actor and social activist Common to give New Narratives talk at UCI

EVENT:  Common, a Grammy Award-winning musician and actor, will speak at UC Irvine as part of New Narratives: Conversations on Identities & Culture. In a talk introduced by Thomas Parham, vice chancellor for student affairs, Common will discuss his career, social activism and philanthropic efforts on behalf of youth and minority communities. He also will […]

Kenton Rainey

Cultural climate change

BART police chief discusses challenges of taking over agency in wake of infamous Oscar Grant killing

School spirituality

UC Irvine students, faculty and staff explore the world’s great religions – and atheism, too

International Peer Group

World class

UC Irvine helps foreign students transition to So Cal life with mentors, workshops and activities

Michael Drake and Jack Toan

Exemplary leadership acknowledged

Chancellor Drake is among honorees lauded by OC Human Relations Commission

Different journeys, same destination

On Aug. 5, 104 members of UCI’s School of Medicine class of 2015 received their first physician’s white coat, the first steps on the shared road to becoming doctors. The paths that brought these students to this juncture, however, differ significantly. Each brings a variety of life experiences, talents and backgrounds that will enrich the medical school experience.

A ‘match’ made in medicine

For graduating medical students like Marco Angulo, nothing matches Match Day – the day they learn where they will spend the next three to seven years pursuing postgraduate medical training and beginning careers as doctors.

Doctoring in a diverse society

An innovative undergraduate course, “Disparities in Medicine,” addresses diversity and how healthcare workers can embrace patients’ distinctive cultural beliefs, languages and faiths to provide better care.

Protesters wear duct tape over their mouths with "Do UC us?" written on top

Black students ask: ‘Do UC us?’

Black Wednesday silent protest gives visibility to students who say they feel marginalized.