The UCI School of Humanities has received a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to introduce graduate students to a broad range of possible careers that employ their expertise. The grant will fund 19 community-based summer internships for Ph.D. students, three graduate student researchers who will work with a STEM faculty […]
Real-time undergraduate reactions drive academic support, other assistance programs
Mellon Foundation-funded project will identify ways to improve student experiences, outcomes
The newly formed UCI Center for Medical Humanities – a formal partnership among the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, the School of Humanities and the School of Medicine – has received a $225,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create a yearlong series called “Suffer Well” that will offer lectures, symposia and […]
Vicki Ruiz, UCI Distinguished Professor Emerita of history and Chicano/Latino studies, has been named a scholar-in-residence by Occidental College’s Institute for the Study of Los Angeles. “This is an exciting opportunity to work with colleagues and students in a liberal arts community where civic engagement is integral to undergraduate education. The college’s mission statement reads, […]
Gift provides initial endowment funding to sustain core activities on all UC campuses
With a $1.5 million grant to UCI from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the UC Humanities Research Institute will explore new methods to understand rapidly evolving contemporary social and technological developments that defy traditional research approaches in the humanities. The Inquiry & Its Infrastructures: Horizons of the Humanities initiative will analyze four major themes: the interface between technology […]
The UCI School of Humanities has received a $175,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to produce “Documenting War,” a yearlong “Sawyer Seminar” that will explore the genres, rhetoric and real effects of wartime documentation and postwar reflection, as carried out by journalists, soldiers, civilians and artists in verbal, visual and mixed-media forms.