Mellon Foundation

School of Humanities receives $1.5 million grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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 […]

Richard Arum, dean of the School of Education and UCI’s Next Generation Undergraduate Success Measurement Project principal investigator .

Surveys capture UCI students’ COVID-19 concerns, informing university responses

Real-time undergraduate reactions drive academic support, other assistance programs

UCI to lead national study on value of liberal arts education

Mellon Foundation-funded project will identify ways to improve student experiences, outcomes

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to fund yearlong series exploring human suffering

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 named scholar-in-residence at Occidental’s Institute for the Study of L.A.

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, […]

UC receives $10 million Mellon Foundation grant to support advanced humanities research

Gift provides initial endowment funding to sustain core activities on all UC campuses

Mellon Foundation grant to support humanities research on a complex, changing world

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 […]

School of Humanities gets Mellon Foundation grant for yearlong seminar on how war is represented

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.