Honoring black histories on campus

Roster of activities detail struggle for justice, celebrate African American culture

Professor Emerita of German Ruth Kluger to get honorary doctorate from University of Vienna

Ruth Kluger, professor emerita of German at UC Irvine, will be awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Vienna this spring as that campus marks its 650th anniversary.

O.C. & Southeast Asian Archive Center opens

The UCI Libraries’ Orange County & Southeast Asian Archive Center, which opened last week, seeks to become an incubator for digital scholarship, data analysis, digital humanities, video/oral histories, and other interdisciplinary projects based on the geographic area. It will house materials from the UCI Libraries’ current Southeast Asian Archive and regional history resources and provide […]

“From Bean to Brew: Coffee & Culture” exhibit

The scoop on coffee

UCI Libraries’ fall exhibit traces its history from bean to beverage, Africa to America, cultivation to cultural staple

Erasing violence

Allied against abuse

Interdisciplinary Center on Family Violence brings together community partners, faculty from 20 UCI departments to address multifaceted issue

Vicki Ruiz selected as a 2015 National Women’s History Month honoree

Vicki Ruiz, UC Irvine professor of history and chair of Chicano/Latino studies, has been named an honoree for the 2015 National Women’s History Month.

Chop Suey Book

UCI historian publishes ‘Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America’

Yong Chen’s book explores how the popular ethnic cuisine altered the US gastronomic landscape

Esther Phu and Victoria Lee

Campus festival to mark Lunar New Year

Professor sheds light on cultural traditions of major Asian holiday

No. 2 pencil not required

End-of-year exams, projects can take unorthodox forms.

Child sits at computer

Growing up, ‘geeking out’

Mizuko “Mimi” Ito spends a lot of time “geeking out” at her computer. She plays video games, trolls the Internet, chats, and visits social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter for hours on end. “My kids often say, ‘What’s it like to have a normal parent?’” she says with a laugh. Ito’s not going […]