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UCI Podcast: The future of social justice

Doug Haynes discusses impact of Black Lives Matter, what’s next with the movement and UCI’s Black Thriving Initiative

A Midsummer Night’s Zoom

Beloved Shakespeare play transformed for a virtual world

Brianne Donaldson, UCI assistant professor of philosophy and religious studies with a pig in a pen

What’s next: The future of food

Pandemic has heightened awareness of weaknesses in nation’s animal-based supply chain, which could accelerate trend toward plant-derived products

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UCI Podcast: Jessica Millward on the meaning and importance of Juneteenth

June 19 — Juneteenth — marks the day in 1865 that the Union Army announced in Texas that the African American slaves were free. Black Americans since then have honored the day, even as it has gone unnoticed by many others. But in 2020, with protesters filling the streets over the death of George Floyd, […]

Four UCI professors awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

Honorees specialize in history, science, art and literary journalism

UCI’s impeachment connection

Alumna Megan Braun ’10 is clerking for Chief Justice John Roberts as he oversees trial

Core values

Freshman humanities course is ‘immersive deep dive into what it is that makes us human’

History and African American studies faculty receive three-year UC-HBCU Pathways Grant

Jessica Millward, UCI associate professor of history, and Tiffany Willoughby-Herard, UCI associate professor of African American studies, have received a three-year, $271,902 UC-HBCU Pathways Grant to partner with Morgan State University, a public and historically black research university in Baltimore. Administered by the UC Office of the President, the grants encourage UC faculty to actively […]

Art history professor receives book award from Archaeological Institute of America

The Archaeological Institute of America has bestowed its 2020 James R. Wiseman Book Award on UCI professor of art history and visual studies Matthew P. Canepa, the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Presidential Chair in Art History and Archaeology of Ancient Iran, for his book The Iranian Expanse: Transforming Royal Identity Through Architecture, Landscape, and the Built […]

Andrea Kristell Medrano is a first-gen third-year student who won the Hannah J. Caldwell Endowed Student Award for Undergraduate Studies and the Humanities Associates Endowment for the International Center for Writing and Translation award.

Bilingual booster

First-gen senior majoring in both education sciences and Spanish hopes to become an academic counselor in low-income communities