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social sciences

Building Sikh Studies at UCI

First holder of endowed chair aims to raise critical awareness of South Asian tradition’s global history, culture, ethics and philosophies, and contributions

Sign by UCI School of Social Sciences inviting student to join SSARC;'s virtual Bagel Fridays.

School of Social Sciences finds way to stay social

Amid pandemic, weekly student hangout transitions to Zoom, keeping Anteaters connected

Nora Beik (left), an international studies and political science major at UCI and a student leader in the Diversity, Inclusion & Racial Healing Ambassador Program, chats with a local high schooler.

Driven by diversity

Third-year student who grew up feeling like an outsider works to foster inclusion through UCI community outreach program

Louise Nicole Ives

Committed to community

Scholarship support helped recent UCI graduate prepare for life of service

U.S. Navy vet Harwood Garland, a UCI veteran suicide researcher and an inaugural instructor in the campus’s new veterans studies program, salutes a color guard in front of Aldrich Hall during a past Veterans Day ceremony.

Studying those who serve

UCI will be fourth in nation to offer certificate program on veterans

Diverse linguistic environment boosts brain sensitivity to new learning, UCI study finds

Exposure alone may confer some benefits of bilinguality on single-language speakers

The case against reality

In his new book, UCI vision scientist Donald Hoffman says evolution has trained humans to construct reality, rather than to see the world as it truly is

International airline alliances benefit connecting passengers, UCI-led study finds

In contrast, those flying nonstop on an allied carrier may face higher fares

Infants 10 to 16 months old prefer those who yield in conflicts, UCI study finds

Researchers note that, in contrast, slightly older subjects tend to like victors better

UCI student’s empathy-based AI project is among finalists in NSF ‘big idea’ competition

Karishma Muthukumar’s “Promoting Empathy-Based AI” project has been chosen as one of 33 finalists in the National Science Foundation’s 2026 Idea Machine competition. The entry from the cognitive sciences major, who just completed her freshman year, was one of 800 nationwide. If selected as one of the four winners, her “big idea” will help guide […]