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October 2016


Tuesday,
October 25

Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title Presidents Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Hiring Incentive
Description Workshop to gain understanding of the Hiring Incentive for the UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. There will be an overview and best practices for recruiting fellows into faculty positions.
Time 2:00 PM – 3:00PM
Location 303 Humanities Hall
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August 2016


Tuesday,
August 23

Sponsor Academic and Professional Women of UCI
Title Lunchtime Seminar Series with Roxane Cohen Silver, Ph.D.
Description UCI faculty and staff are invited to join us for this popular speaker series focused on the challenges and triumphs faced by some of UC Irvine's most successful women as they inspire us in our own life's path.

Dr. Silver earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology with Highest Distinction and Honors as well as a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Northwestern University. She is an expert in the field of stress and coping with three decades studying acute and long-term psychological and physical reactions to stressful life experiences. Since 1989, she has been involved in research, teaching and administration at UC Irvine rising from Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Faculty Chair, and Associate Dean. In addition, she is the Associate Director of the ADVANCE Program where she is committed to promoting an inclusive culture for faculty and graduate students.
Time 11:30AM – 1:00PM
Location Paul Merage School of Business Executive Commons
Register Advance tickets only. A&WP members $8 (Non-members $10). Email Debbie Wong dywong@uci.edu to reserve your seat.

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May 2016


Wednesday,
May 4

Sponsor Advisory Council on Campus Climate, Culture, & Inclusion
Title Anteater Equity Games
Description In May 2014, members of the UCI campus community created a new tradition when UCI inaugurated the Global Equity Games at Aldrich Park. Now called the Anteater Equity Games, the purpose of the event is to build and sustain an inclusive community by playing, learning and having fun together.

During the games, teams consisting of faculty, students and staff work in tandem to solve seven fun challenges. Surrounding the games are a variety of informational tables representing a range of campus offices and programs as well as faculty, student and staff organizations.

This year, UCI will hold the 3rd annual Anteater Equity Games on Wednesday, May 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration closes Thursday, April 14.

Stretch, grow and build community.
Playing Together, Learning Together!
Time 11:30AM – 1:00PM
Location Aldrich Park
Register Register now and join us in continuing this vital new tradition. Registration closes Thursday, April 14


Tuesday,
May 17

Sponsor ADVANCE & Graduate Division
Title UC President’s and UCI Chancellor’s ADVANCE Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Workshop
Description UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program provides a year-long research and professional development experience at a UC campus. Fellows are hosted by a department/ program and mentored by one or more faculty. The award provides salary, competitive health benefits, and up to $5,000 for research–related and program travel expenses. Gain insight from UCI faculty about the purpose and rewards of the President–s Postdoctoral Fellowshop Program. Have your questions answered about the application process by program participants. Deadline for this year–s competition is November 1st. Open to postdoctoral scholars and graduate students enrolled in doctoral granting programs in all fields. All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents at the time of application and must hold or receive a Ph.D. from an accredited university before the start of their fellowship.
Time 9:00AM – 10:30AM
Location Graduate Resource Center, Room 3220A(Across the plaza from Langson Library)
Contact For more information, please visit: President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and UCI Chancellor's ADVANCE Postdoctoral Fellowship Program websites.

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June 2016


Wednesday,
June 1

Sponsor ADVANCE
Title Dependent Care Travel Awards Program Summer Application Deadline
Description These awards are designed to subsidize childcare costs associated with travel to a professional conference or a research meeting, or conducting research activity that requires travel. Travel dates 7/1/2016 – 10/31/2016. More information.
Deadline Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Application Application opens in May Apply online
Contact If you have questions or need further information, please contact Samantha Anderson–Mekhail at sanders2@uci.edu.

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March 2016


Wednesday,
March 9
Sponsor Department of Education
Title AANAPISI, Part F, Grant Competition Webinar 2
Description Meeting link: This is the link for your webinar online.
• Meeting password: Welcome1 Password needed to access the online webinar
• Conference Call-in Information Toll-free number: 1-888-942-9691 Participant passcode: 3833214
Passcode to access the teleconference portion of the webinar. A recorded version of the webinar and slides will be posted on the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders YouTube Channel.
Time 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Location Online
Contact If you have questions or need further information, please visit the Department of Education event link.


Wednesday,
March 16
Sponsor Office of Research and Office of Inclusive Excellence
Title AANAPISI Proposal Development Workshop
Description AANAPISI Proposal Development Workshop on Student Success and High Impact Education Programs.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 11:00am-1:00pm in Aldrich Hall 107 AH.
Lunch will be provided.

Those who do not participate in the webinar on 3/09/16 are welcome to attend, but webinar participation is strongly recommended.
Time 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Location 107 Aldrich Hall
Contact RSVP to romerot@uci.edu

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February 2016


Thursday,
February 25

Sponsor ADVANCE and Calit2
Title This is What a Scientist and Engineer Looks Like: Internships and Research Opportunities
Description This is the second of a three-part series, sponsored by UCI ADVANCE and Calit2, designed for students interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.) This program will explore how students can take advantage of the wealth of internships and research programs available at UC Irvine - and with our many industry partners. This event is free, however seating is limited. Register online now to attend this event. RSVP here.
Time 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Location Calit2 Building Auditorium
Contact If you have questions or need further information, please visit the Calit2 website.

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January 2016


Thursday,
January 28


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Sponsor ADVANCE
Title UC-HBCU Initiative Faculty Forum
Description The purpose of the initiative is to increase the participation of graduates of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the wide array of distinguished doctoral and MFA programs throughout the UC system.
Time 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location 107 Aldrich Hall
Contact RSVP to Samantha Anderson–Mekhail at sanders2@uci.edu

Click here for more information about the initiative.


November 2015


Monday,
November 2


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Sponsor ADVANCE
Title Faculty Success Program Alumni Panel Discussion
Description The Faculty Success Program provides participants with a supportive community committed to accelerating productivity and advancing career goals.

UCI ADVANCE is hosting a panel discussion with Alumni of the Faculty Success Program to answer your questions about the application process, program details, and how participation in the program can help advance your career. Light refreshments will be served.

RSVP
Time 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Location Humanities Gateway, 1010
Contact If you have questions or need further information, please contact Dina Jankowski at djankows@uci.edu.

Please RSVP to sanders2@uci.edu.


Monday,
November 3
Sponsor ADVANCE
Title PPFP Hiring Incentive Workshop
Description Workshop to gain understanding of the Hiring Incentive for the UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.
Time 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Location Humanities Gateway, 1010
Contact If you have questions or need further information, please contact Dina Jankowski at djankows@uci.edu.

Please RSVP to sanders2@uci.edu.


Wednesday,
November 4

Sponsor Academic & Professional Women of UCI
Title Lunch-and-Learn Series: Bridging the Generation Gap at Work
Description There has never been such generational diversity in the workplace as there is today. Each generation brings its own values, expectations, habits and work styles into the mix, and leaders who can understand and appreciate each of the four generations foster innovation, better quality and greater productivity in their organizations. Harnessing the experience and knowledge that each generation brings will help you close the generation gap.
Time 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location Executive Commons at Paul Merage School of Business - MPAA 100
Contact Email dywong@uci.edu to reserve your seat today.


Monday,
November 9


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Sponsor The Irvine Division of the Academic Senate
Title 2015-16 Distinguished Faculty Awards
Description For more information and to see this year's awardees, please visit the awards page. Reception to follow.
Time 4:30 pm
Location Newkirk Alumni Center
Contact Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 4 to Charlene Mandau at 949-824-5559 or charlene.m@uci.edu.



October 2015


Tuesday,
October 20


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Sponsor Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity
Title Why Latino History Matters, A Presentation and Conversation with Vicki Ruiz
Description Vicki L. Ruiz is a Distinguished Professor of History and Chicano/Latino Studies and former Dean of the School of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine. On September 10, 2015, President Barack Obama awarded Ruiz the National Humanities Medal, the eighth UC faculty member and first Latina so honored. Professor Ruiz was also selected as a 2015 National Women's History Month honoree by the National Women's History Project.

The event is part of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity's Campus Conversations Series which aims to provide the campus community with opportunities to engage in dialogues about contemporary topics related to equal opportunity and diversity.

Time 12:00PM – 1:00PM
Location Cross-Cultural Center (Dr. White Room)
Contact For more information and to RSVP, please call 949-824-5594 or email: rfaraj@uci.edu. To learn more about OEOD, please go to: www.oeod.uci.edu.


Thursday,
October 8


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Sponsor ADVANCE & Graduate Division
Title UC President's and UCI Chancellor's ADVANCE Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Workshop
Description UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program provides a year-long research and professional development experience at a UC campus. Fellows are hosted by a department/ program and mentored by one or more faculty. The award provides salary, competitive health benefits, and up to $5,000 for research–related and program travel expenses.

Gain insight from UCI faculty about the purpose and rewards of the President’s Postdoctoral Fellowshop Program. Have your questions answered about the application process by program participants. Deadline for this year’s competition is November 1st.

Open to postdoctoral scholars and graduate students enrolled in doctoral granting programs in all fields. All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents at the time of application and must hold or receive a Ph.D. from an accredited university before the start of their fellowship.

Time 9:00AM – 10:30AM
Location Graduate Resource Center, Room 3100 Gateway Study Center (Across the plaza from Langson Library)
Contact For more information, please visit: President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and UCI Chancellor's ADVANCE Postdoctoral Fellowship Program websites.

September 2015


Tuesday,
September 22


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Sponsor UCI LGBT Resource Center
Title Queer and Ally Welcome 2015
Description Queer and Ally Student Welcome and Resource Fair. Meet other LGBTQ students, check out LGBTQ clubs and orgs, learn how to get involved at UCI.
Time 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location LGBT Resource Center, G301 Student Center
Contact www.lgbtrc.uci.edu; lgbtrc@uci.edu, (949)824-3277


Wednesday,
September 16


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Sponsor ADVANCE
Title ADVANCE Institute for Equity & Diversity
Description Harnessing Inclusive Excellence
Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location Humanities Gateway 1030
Contact If you have questions or need further information, please contact Dina Jankowski at djankows@uci.edu.


June 2015


Thursday,
June 4


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Sponsor OEOD: Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity
Title Diversity Affinity Groups Open House and Mixer
Description Faculty and staff diversity affinity groups foster cross-departmental social interaction, professional networking, cultural competencies, recruiting and mentoring. The diversity affinity groups also serve as avenues for faculty and staff to connect with fellow group members who share common cultural experiences while providing a space to engage in relevant discussion that are pertinent to their respective communities, and as consultative resources to the UCI community at large.

Come meet representatives from UCI’s Diversity Affinity Groups and learn about opportunities to join and participate.

Faculty and Staff Veterans Association
Asian American Faculty and Staff Association
Black Faculty and Staff Association
Chicano/Latino Staff Association
Native American Faculty and Staff Associations
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Staff and Faculty Network
Academic and Professional Women of UCI

Light Refreshments will be served
Time Noon-1:00PM
Location Cross-Cultural Center
Contact If you have questions or need further information, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity at (949) 824-5594 or oeod@uci.edu, or email dawnita.franklin@uci.edu. To learn more about OEOD, go to www.oeod@uci.edu. FOr more information about the Diversity Affinity Groups, go to http://www.oeod.uci.edu/affinity/.


May 2015


Monday,
May 4


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Sponsor UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Drama Department

UCI ADVANCE Program, FiPSE, UCI Graduate Division, DECADE
Title Dramatic Transformations Presents... ¡Diversi...Qué?
Description ¡Diversi...Qué? is an original play researched, adapted, written, and performed by UCI Drama students. Based on interviews of graduate students across campus, this docudrama is adapted and written by Anna Renee Winget and Wind Woods, and directed by Ricardo Rocha. It seeks your reaction to challenges, obstacles, achievements, and controversies graduate students experience on campus.

Dramatic Transformations is an interdisciplinary program conceived and supervised by Daphne Lei, professor of Drama. By combining research and theatrical creativity, Dramatic Transformations aims to address difficult issues related to diversity and equity, as well as campus climate in the UCI community.

A post-show discussion and reception will follow each performance.
Time Beginning at 5:00PM
Location Winifred Smith Hall in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts
Contact More Information: http://dramatic transformations.wordpress.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dramatictransformations
Free with RSVP: http://bit.ly/1H1YhjX


Tuesday,
May 5


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Sponsor UCI Office of the Chancellor
Title Anteater Equity Games
Description In May 2014, UCI inaugurated the first-ever Global Equity Games at Aldrich Park. Now called the Anteater Equity Games, the purpose of this new campus tradition is to build and sustain an inclusive community by playing and having fun together. All members of the campus community, including students, staff, and faculty are warmly encouraged to join and participate. There will be a wide assortment of games for teams, activities for individuals, as well as prizes and recognition for all participants. An extensive array of hosted booths for campus organizations and program information will also be available.

Registration opens in spring 2015.
Time 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Location Aldrich Park
Contact Click here for more information.


Tuesday,
May 5


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Sponsor UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Drama Department

UCI ADVANCE Program, FiPSE, UCI Graduate Division, DECADE
Title Dramatic Transformations Presents... ¡Diversi...Qué?
Description ¡Diversi...Qué? is an original play researched, adapted, written, and performed by UCI Drama students. Based on interviews of graduate students across campus, this docudrama is adapted and written by Anna Renee Winget and Wind Woods, and directed by Ricardo Rocha. It seeks your reaction to challenges, obstacles, achievements, and controversies graduate students experience on campus.

Dramatic Transformations is an interdisciplinary program conceived and supervised by Daphne Lei, professor of Drama. By combining research and theatrical creativity, Dramatic Transformations aims to address difficult issues related to diversity and equity, as well as campus climate in the UCI community.

A post-show discussion and reception will follow each performance.
Time Beginning at 5:00PM
Location Winifred Smith Hall in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts
Contact More Information: http://dramatic transformations.wordpress.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dramatictransformations
Free with RSVP: http://bit.ly/1H1YhjX


Thursday,
May 7


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Sponsor UCI Civic and Community Engagement
UCI Student Affairs, UCI Blum Center for Global Engagement, Cross Cultural Center and the School of Social Ecology
Title 6th Annual Engagement Awards
Description The 6th annual Engagement Awards honor members of the UCI community who have been actively engaged with their communities. We offer awards for every stakeholder group, including a Staff Service Award for a winning UCI staff member. Last year's award winner is also a Staff Assembly member, and she will actually be presenting the award to this year's winner at the awards ceremony. Nominations are open until Sunday April 19, so I encourage you to nominate staff members who have demonstrated a commitment to community service. All nominees will be recognized at the ceremony. This event is free and a buffet lunch will be served. You can nominate and register to attend at: engage.uci.edu.
Time 1:30PM - 3:30PM
Location Pacific Ballroom Room, UCI Student Center
Contact Email Zahra Ahmed at ahmedz@uci.edu or for more information, visit engage.uci.edu.


Thursday,
May 7


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Sponsor National Science Foundation (NSF)
Title NSF CAREER Presentation and Panel Discussion
Description UCI Research Development will be hosting a workshop for junior faculty and post-docs interested in applying for the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award/grant.

The workshop will consist of a 30-minute general overview of the call, followed by a one-hour panel discussion with recent UCI faculty NSF CAREER awardees and panel reviewers as well as Prof. Bill Cooper, NSF Environmental Engineering Program Director (Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems).

Light refreshments will be provided.

Register Now at : http://ps.uci.edu/2015_CAREER.
Time 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location Natural Sciences II, Room 1201
Contact Please contact Dr. Lori Greene legreene@uci.edu, if you have questions about this event.


Tuesday,
May 19


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Sponsor UC Irvine ADVANCE Program and Graduate Division
Title UC President's and UCI Chancellor's ADVANCE Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Workshop
Description UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program provides a year-long research and professional development experience at a UC campus. Fellows are hosted by a department/ program and mentored by one or more faculty. The award provides salary, competitive health benefits, and up to $5,000 for research-related and program travel expenses.

Gain insight from UCI faculty about the purpose and rewards of the President's Postdoctoral Fellowshop Program. Have your questions answered about the application process by program participants. Deadline for this year's competition is November 1st

Open to postdoctoral scholars and graduate students enrolled in doctoral granting programs in all fields. All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents at the time of application and must hold or receive a Ph.D. from an accredited university before the start of their fellowship.

Click Here to Register. RSVP by May 14.
Time 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location Graduate Resource Center, Room 3100 Gateway Study Center (Across the plaza from Langson Library)
Contact For more information, please visit: President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and ADVANCE websites.


Friday,
May 22


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Sponsor National Science Foundation (NSF)

UCI ADVANCE, UCI Office of Research,
Title National Science Foundation Broader Impacts Proposal Writing Workshop and Presentation
Description 9:30AM - 11:00AM -Proposal Writing Workshop
UCI's Calit2 Building - Room 3008
Improving your Success in NSF Proposal Submission
-Refreshments Provided-

This workshop will focus on how to create successful proposals submitted to the NSF. Emphasis will be on: 1) funding sources that are not strictly discipline specific; 2) how to write successful proposals; 3) realities of the review process; and 4) new NSF emphasis on broadening participation, which includes initatives in the 2016 draft budget. The workshop will conclude with a faculty panel with past NSF CAREER Award winners.
CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR WORKSHOP ONLY


11:30AM - 1:00PM - Campus Presentation
UCI's Calit2 Building - Auditorium
Broadening Impacts: An NSF Perspective
-Lunch Provided-

This presentation will focus on the history and current status of the NSF's perspective on broadening participation. The NSF program director for broadening participation in engineering will discuss how NSF views broadening participation in engineering with respect to proposals submitted to programs within the Directorate. Attendees will leave with more informed knowledge on how to include BPE within their research proposals.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR CAMPUS PRESENTATION & LUNCH ONLY
To RSVP for both the Morning Workshop and the Campus Presentation, please click HERE
Time 9:30AM - 1:00PM
Location UCI's Calit2 Building
Contact For more information, please contact Samueli School Events Coordinator Taylor Garrett at (949)824-4458; tgarrett@uci.edu


Tuesday,
May 26


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Sponsor Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity (OEOD)

Cross Cultural Center, Department of Asian American Studies, Student Life & Leadership, Department of Political Science, UCI ADVANCE Program, Vietnamese American Oral History Project in UCI School of Humanities, Orange County & Southeast Asian Archive Center at UCI Langson Libraries and The Office of Community and Government Relations.
Title Nation's First Vietnamese American Major
Description Mayor Tri Ta was elected on November 6, 2012 and became the first Vietnamese American elected mayor in the United States. Prior to being elected, he served as a commissioner for the City’s Committee and Advisory Committee for the Disabled. Join us for an interactive conversation about the Mayor’s background, personal journey and involvement in diversity initiatives in the City of Westminster.

The event is part of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity’s Campus Conversations Series which aims to provide the campus community with opportunities to engage in dialogues about contemporary topics related to equal opportunity and diversity.

To learn more about OEOD, please go to: http://www.oeod.uci.edu/.
Time 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Location Cross-Cultural Center (Dr. White Room)
Contact For more information and to RSVP, please call 949-824-5594 or email: rfaraj@uci.edu.


Wednesday,
May 27


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program for Equity and Diversity
Title The Role of Hispanic Serving Institutions in the U.S. Higher Education
Description Erica M. Romero currently serves as the Senior Executive Director of Western States Legislative Affairs at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). As the founding Executive Director of the first Regional Office, Ms.Romero advocates for policies which benefit Hispanic Serving Institutions and Hispanic students in the states of Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. These policies include adequate funding for higher education, state financial aid, and programs to insure access and success for Latino students.
Time 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Location Humanities Gateway Room 1030
Contact RSVP to Lan Atilano at: latilano@uci.edu.


Friday,
May 29


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Sponsor UCI Campus Assault Resources and Education, Cross-Cultural Center, and Women & Gender Education Initiative
Title Dynamic Womyn of UCI Awards
Description The Dynamic Womyn of UCI celebrates the incredible womyn who are leaders and role models actively making a difference in the community. The event honors and unites womyn to positively change and thrive in their world by inspiring and supporting other womyn.

Self nominations from students, staff annd faculty are welcomed. Nominations can be found at http://tinyurl.com/dwnomination. Nominations deadline is Spring Week 3 (Friday, April 17).
Time 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Location Emerald Bay Room, UCI Student Center
Contact Submit a nomination at http://tinyurl.com/dwnomination by Week 3 (Friday, April 17). RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/dwrsvp by Week 8 (Friday, May 22).


April 2015


Wednesday,
April 1
Sponsor UCI Blum Center for Global Engagement
Title Katy Leakey Reception & Lecture
Description The UCI Blum Center for Global Engagement will be hosting an intimate reception with Katy Leakey followed by a lecture by Ms. Leakey.

Katy Leakey is an artist and designer of The Leakey Collection and has been living and working alongside the Maasai women in the Rift Valley of Kenya for over a decade. Through her work building a sustainable, environmentally-friendly Zulugrass jewelry line, Ms. Leakey has witnessed the Maasai women earning money for the first time, building and refining their skills, and investing deeply into their families and community- all while preserving the traditional culture of the Maasai.

Ms. Leakey will offer her perspective on the power of promoting women's entrepreneurship to create flourishing communities and wide-ranging stability. To learn more about Katy Leakey, click here.
Time Reception: 5:00PM - 6:30PM

Lecture: 7:00PM - 8:30PM
Location Reception: 3000 Anteater Research and Instruction Building (corner of Anteater Dr/East Peltason)

Lecture: Engineering Lecture Hall (ELH) 100
Contact Click here to RSVP.


Thursday,
April 2


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Sponsor UCI Native American & Indigenous Studies Colloquia Series

UCI ADVANCE Program, School of Humanities, Graduate Division & DECADE, School of Law, Humanities Commons
Title Speaking Up for the Facts: The Communal Lives of Climate Change
Description Featuring Candis Callison, University of British Columbia Graduate School of Journalism

Climate change and issues related to environment-focused policy offer vital opportunities to investigate how science-based issues and predictions come to matter for wide publics. While the roles imagined for media and social movements have largely rested on long held assumptions that privilege access to information and science literacy, the work of diverse social groups demonstrate that an issue like climate change is experienced, understood, translated, and discussed differently in varied contexts. This talk will draw on ethnographic work with indigenous leaders in the Arctic, as well as research on Idle No More, the indigenous-led social movement based in Canada in order to ask questions about epistemological difference, reconfiguring expertise, and discourses about colonialism and shared history.

Candis Callison is Assistant Professor at University of British Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism where she conducts research on media, social movements, and science and environment issues. Her book, How Climate Change Comes to Matter, was published by Duke University Press in fall 2014. Professor Callison received her Ph.D. from MIT’s Program in Science, Technology, and Society, and previously worked in the U.S. and Canada as a journalist and producer in broadcast and online media. She is a member of the Tahltan Nation, located in Northwestern British Columbia, Canada.
Time 3:30PM - 5:00PM
Location Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway 1517
Contact The NAIS colloquia series is open to the public and free of charge. Please visit Humanities Commons for more information.


Friday,
April 3


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Sponsor UCI Department of Mathematics

UCI ADVANCE Program and UCI Graduate Division, DECADE Program
Title Insights to Success Before, During, and After Graduate School Through My Story
Description Featuring Professor Erika Camacho, Arizona State University

Having grown up in East Los Angeles, California, Dr. Erika Camacho understands many of the struggles that students and women of color must endure in striving to attain their academic and professional goals. Dr. Camacho will be sharing her life experiences and the challenges she had to overcome to help her achieve her personal and profesional goals. She will share stories about the key individuals and decisions that contributed to her success and transformation, including highlights of her research and the adversities she faced. Dr. Camacho will also share her passion for social activism and continual drive to transform the world of academia and strengthen our communities. Her life story is full of insights and lessons of empowerment for all.

Dr. Erika T. Camacho received her B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Wellesley College in 1997 and her Ph.D. in applied mathematics at Cornell University in 2003. She is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at Arizona State University. Her leadership, scholarship, and mentoring have won her national recognition including the SACNAS Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award in 2012, the Hispanic Women Corporation (HWC) National Latina Leadership Award in 2011. In addition to maintaining a high-profile research activity, Dr. Camacho has embraced a lifelong journey to change the landscape of the field of Mathematics by greatly diversifying it.
Time Talk: 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Reception: 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC), on the 3rd floor of the Gateway Study Center
Contact RSVP: Email apantano@uci.edu


Tuesday,
April 14


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Sponsor The American Association of University Women Student Chapter at UCI

American Association of University Women, UCI Associated Graduate Students
Title I Want My Million!: Equal Pay Day Symposium
Description

On April 14, 2015, National Equal Pay Day for 2015, the American Association of University Women Chapter at UCI will be hosting an Equal Pay Day Symposium to bring awareness to issues related to the gender pay gap.  AAUW at UCI has 3 distinguished faculty: Dr. Matt Huffman, Dr. Diane O'Dowd and Dr. Barbara Finlayson-Pitts, whom will be sharing research and personal experiences related to these issues.

AAUW at UCI invites you to an Equal Pay Day Symposium on Tuesday, 4/14, from 10am-2pm at the Student Center, Emerald Bay AB. In addition to our 3 distinguished UCI speakers, there will be interactive activities (+ prizes) and FREE FOOD. RSVP to aauw.uci@gmail.com

Time 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Location UCI Student Center Emerald Bay AB
Contact RSVP: aauw.uci@gmail.com


Wednesday,
April 15


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program & Calit2
Title Internships & Research Opportunities
part of the This is What a Scientist and Engineer Looks Like: Changing the Face of STEM series

For students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Presenters:
Doris Mattingly is the Director of Engineering for Lantronix, a global provider of smart networking and communications solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. Mattingly is a 25 year veteran in the technology industry. Her past experience includes lead engineering roles with Ericsson, Hughes Aircraft Company, and McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Corp. Mattingly earned her BSEE in Engineering and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Boston University. She and her family are residents of Huntington Beach, California.

Lisa Varga is the Chief Executive Officer & Founder of Phoenix Energy Technologies and brings 20+ years of energy and waste management experience to the dynamic PhoenixET Team.  Prior to founding PhoenixET, Varga led sales and marketing efforts for a leading waste management company. She brings a wealth of retail knowledge and experience to the PhoenixET organization, and has put this knowledge to use in some of the industry's leading trade organizations.  Varga has served on several boards including the Board of Directors for Professional Retail Store Maintenance (PRSM) since 2007. She is the Chairperson and Co-Founder of PRSM's Sustainability Council, a resource center for green initiatives, legislation, and best practices. She is also Vice-Chairperson for CleanTech OC, an association promoting economic growth in Orange County’s clean technology industry.

Athina Markopoulou is an associate professor in the Samueli School of Engineering and co-founder of Shoelace Wireless, Inc., a startup company named for its ability to tie mobile devices together. Markopoulou is the 2014 Samueli School Mid-Career Faculty Research Excellence Awardee. She is a senior member of the IEEE and an associate editor for IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. She currently serves as the director of UCI’s Graduate Program in Networked Systems. In 2012, Markopoulou won a NSF Innovation Corps grant enabling her to explore the marketability of a Microcast project she and her graduate students were working on, later the project was spun off into Shoelace Wireless.

Gina Heitkamp is co-founder of iBesties, a line of books, dolls and online entertainment that aims to inspire entrepreneurship and technology learning in young girls. Heitkamp, along with her sister Jenae, were winners of UCI’s 2014 Merage Business Plan Competition. The sisters were the first all-female team to win and first toy idea to take the 11-year-old contest. Earlier this year, they showed iBesties at February’s Toy Fair 2015 in New York City. Heitkamp has an MBA for the Merage School and several years of working on social networking startup companies.

Denise Khaw is the employer outreach specialist at UCI’s Career Center. In her role, Khaw helps students apply for and participate in UCI’s Job Shadow Program. The Career Center offers many informative programs and employment counseling for students and Khaw will address those opportunities.

Time 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Location Calit2 Building Auditorium


Thursday,
April 16


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Sponsor UCI Native American & Indigenous Studies Colloquia Series

UCI ADVANCE Program, School of Humanities, Graduate Division & DECADE, School of Law, Humanities Commons
Title Native Critique and the New Indian (Art) Hating
Description Featuring Robert Warrior, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, America Indian Studies

Edgar Heap of Birds opened “Beyond the Chief," a University of Illinois version of his Native Hosts series of localized sign panels almost exactly two years after the university retired Chief Illiniwek, its controversial sports mascot tradition. Over more than two decades, the exhibit series has prompted discussion and even controversy, but Illinois was the first site that prompted vandalism and, eventually, theft of some panels. In this multimedia lecture, Robert Warrior, who curated the exhibit at Illinois, reflects on the word and text-based art of “Beyond the Chief” and its public intervention on the Illinois campus. In his recurring phrase, “Today Your Host Is,” Heap of Birds invokes not only historical Indigenous presence, but a persistence of that presence and a critical judgment on the land’s owners since obscuring its Indigenous past, present, and future. To what extent does Heap of Birds provide a concentrated version of a larger dilemma for Native people going public – including at public institutions of higher education – that critique is often part and parcel of who and what Native people bring into that space?

Robert Warrior (Osage Nation) is the author or editor of six books, including most recently, The World of Indigenous North America, a collection of 28 original chapters by many leading scholars in Native American and Indigenous studies. He was the only author to appear more than once on the list of the Most Influential Books in Native American and Indigenous Studies of the First Decade of the 21st Century, which was compiled by members of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, for his book The People and the Word: Reading Native Nonfiction and his contributions to the Native Critic Collective’s Reasoning Together.  Warrior has taught at Stanford, the University of Oklahoma, and Cornell, and he currently serves as Director of American Indian Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Time 3:00PM - 4:30PM
Location Humanities Gateway 1030
Contact The NAIS colloquia series is open to the public and free of charge. Please visit Humanities Commons for more information.

Thursday,
April 23 -
Friday,
April 24
Sponsor UC Irvine & Ohio State University
Title 2015 Building Healthy Academic Communities (BHAC) National Summit
Description UC Irvine will be hosting the Second Building Healthy Academic Communities Summit on April 23 & 24, 2015. We will be joined by hundreds of faculty, staff and students around the nation who are dedicated to campus health and wellness.

We invite you to consider presenting at the Summit and encourage you to submit an abstract by December 1 for consideration. Tell us about your research or about what you are doing to create or maintain a healthy campus community. Please visit this link for more information about the Summit and to submit an abstract.

Featured speakers include the following, and the list is growing!
  • Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH, consumer advocate, nutritionist, award-winning author, and academic who is an expert in the politics of food and dietary choice.
  • Sonja Lyubomirsky, PhD, Professor of Psychology at UC Riverside and author of best-selling books The How of Happiness: A scientific approach to getting the life you want and The Myths of Happiness: What should make you happy, but doesn't, what shouldn't make you happy, but does.
  • David B. Agus, MD, one of the world's leading cancer doctors and pioneering biomedical researchers. He is a professor of medicine and engineering at the University of Southern California, a CBS news contributor, and author of New York Times #1 best-selling book, The End of Illness. His latest book is titled A Short Guide to a Long Life.
  • Registration for the Summit will be available beginning December, 2014.
Location UC Irvine
Contact More information on Building Healthy Academic Communities can be found at http://healthyacademics.org. If you have questions, please email holmesmc@uci.edu or call (949) 824-4642.


Thursday,
April 23


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Sponsor UCI African American Alumni Speakers Series

Office of the Vice Chancellor Student Affairs, UCI Alumni
Title A Crooked Path from Commencement to Commencement
Description Dr. Shacks will share how UC Irvine has influenced his career both inside and outside of the classroom; discuss his academic journey and his experiences in Robert B. Brigham Hospital, Harvard Medical School and UCLA; his experiences at King Drew Medical Center, MLK Jr. Hospital; and his faculty positions.
Dr. Shacks earned his doctorate degree from UCI in 1972 and his M.D. degree in 1977. He has been honored as a recipient of UCI's Lauds & Laurels award, and was the Class of 1972 Ph.D. commencement speaker.
Time 11:00AM- 12:30PM
Location Ring Room in Cross-Cultural Center
Contact RSVP Online by April 21, 2015


Friday,
April 24


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Sponsor Women's Empowerment Initiative

Office of the Vice Chancellor Student Affairs
Title Financial Strategies for Women: Taking Control of Your Financial Resources
Description

Learn from leading women experts in the field.

  • Getting your financial house in order
    Setting financial goals, living within your means, building a liquidity fund
  • Preparing for the unexpected
    Making sure you are adequately insured
  • Putting your money to work by investing
    Basic investment principles, market volatility, advantages of tax deferral
  • Building a healthy nest egg for retirement
    The importance of starting early, ideas to support you on the journey
Time 2:30PM - 4:30PM
Location Dr. Joseph L. White Room, UCI Cross-Cultural Center
Contact RSVP Requested


March 2015


Tuesday,
March 3


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Sponsor The Center for Demographic and Social Analysis
Title Gender and STEM: Psychological influences on gendered occupational choices
Description Featuring Jacquelynne Eccles, Ph.D.,
Distinguished Professor of Education, UCI

Why are females less likely than males to seek out education and careers in certain STEM fields? What are the psychological processes that explain both gender and individual differences in educational and occupational choices more generally? Dr. Eccles has spent the last 35 years studying these two questions. In her talk, she will summarize the theoretical frame work she and her colleagues have developed and used in their research as well as the major empirical findings they have accumulated using two large-scale and long term longitudinal studies.

Light lunch for early arrivals.
Time 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Location Social Sciences Plaza B - Room 4250


Wednesday, March 4
Sponsor UCI University Club & Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UCI
Title Color, Race and Income: Inequality in the U.S. and Latin America
Description Part of University Club Winter Forum 2015

Featuring Stanley Bailey, Associate Professor, Sociology, UCI. Exploring two dimensions of race – skin color and categorical race – and their relationship to income inequality in the U.S. and 18 Latin American countries.

Everyone is welcome to the University Club Forum, a weekly lunch and lecture on the UCI campus. Buffet lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. and is $14 for University Club members and OLLI members, and $16 for non-members, including tax and gratuity.
Time Beginning at 11:30AM
Location UCI University Club
Contact Reservations are encouraged, call 949-824-7960 or e-mail UClubRes@uci.edu. For more information, please visit the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute's blog @ www.olliuci.wordpress.com.


Wednesday, March 4


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Sponsor UCI Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity
Title It's On US: UCI's Collaborative Response to Sexual Violence
Description

A presentation and conversation with
- Jerome Reiss, Lieutenant, UCI Police Department
- Mandy Mount, Counseling Psychologist & Director of the UCI Campus Assault Resources and Education (CARE) office
- Theresa Truman, Assistant Director/Deputy Title IX Officer, Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity

Join us for an interactive conversation on the state of sexual violence on college campuses and UCI’s collaborative response.  The event is part of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity’s Campus Conversations Series which aims to provide the campus community with opportunities to engage in dialogues about contemporary topics related to equal opportunity and diversity.

Time 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Location Cross-Cultural Center (Dr. White Room)
Contact

Event is free and open to the community.  For more information and to RSVP, please call 949-824-5594 or email: rfaraj@uci.edu.  To learn more about OEOD, please go to: www.oeod.uci.edu.



Wednesday,
March 11


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division, DECADE, FiPSE
Title The Benefits of a Cultural Match: The Case of Social Class and Higher Education
Description Featuring Nicole M. Stephens, Associate Professor of Management and Organizations, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

First-generation students (e.g., students who do not have at least one parent with a 4-year college degree) earn lower grades and encounter more obstacles to achievement in college than continuing-generation students (e.g., students who have at least one parent with a 4-year degree). One important source of this social class acehivement gap is the experience of a cultural mismatch between the middle-class, independent norms institutionalized in American universities and the working-class, interdependent norms that first-generation students are often socialized with before college. In this talk, Dr. Stephens will first present a series of studies that document the nature of this cultural mismatch and how it can undermine first-generation students' academic performance. Second, Dr. Stephens will present two social psychological interventions that reduce this mismatch by creating more inclusive cultures, and in turn, improve students' academic performance.

Nicole M. Stephens is an Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at Kellogg School of Management. She received her PhD in psychology from Stanford University. As a social and cultural psychologist, her research highlights the role of culture as a powerful and frequently neglected factor in motivating and explaining human behavior. Her current research examines the role of culture as both a source of and solution to inequality in schools and workplaces.
Time Beginning at 10:30AM
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC), Gateway Study Center 3100
Contact RSVP or send questions to diversity@rgs.uci.edu.


Wednesday,
March 11
Sponsor School of Humanities
Title Women Who Pitch: Freelancing in the Digital Age
Description On Wednesday, March 11, please join Erika Hayasaki, assistant professor in the UC Irvine Literary Journalism Program, for a roundtable discussion, “Women Who Pitch: Freelancing in the Digital Age,” with editors, freelance writers and and students in Humanities Gateway 1010 from 3 to 5 p.m. The panel is inspired by the Los Angeles-based group "Women Who Submit,” which encourages women writers to gather together and submit their work to magazines, and to celebrate the often intimidating process of sending work out into the world. Panelists will discuss getting started as a freelance writer and the craft of nonfiction storytelling.

Open to the public.

Guest roundtable speakers will include:
  • Melissa Chadburn, author of this month’s Poets & Writers essay, “Submission Blitz: Finding Courage at a Writer's Conference.
  • Jia-Rui Chong Cook is the managing editor for Zocalo Public Square, a nonprofit ideas exchange that blends humanities journalism and live events.
  • Liana Aghajanian has reported from the South Caucasus, Kenya, Germany, the United Kingdom as well as across the West Coast in the U.S.
  • Marilyn Friedman is the founder of Writing Pad, a creative writing school for adults in Los Angeles and online.
Time 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Location Humanities Gateway 1010
Contact Questions? Email Erika Hayasaki at ehayasak@uci.edu.


Thursday,
March 12


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Sponsor UCI Native American & Indigenous Studies Colloquia Series

UCI ADVANCE Program, School of Humanities, Graduate Division & DECADE, School of Law, Humanities Commons
Title Citizenship in Red and Yellow: Elk v. Wilkins and United States v. Wong Kim Ark
Description Featuring Bethany Berger, University of Connecticut School of Law

In the late nineteenth century, the Supreme Court issued two opinions on the citizenship of individuals born in the United States under the Fourteenth Amendment. In Elk v. Wilkins, the Court rejected citizenship for John Elk, a Winnebago man born in Nebraska to Wisconsin-born parents. In United States v. Wong Kim Ark, the Court affirmed citizenship for Wong Kim Ark, a Chinese man born in California to Chinese-born parents. Central to arguments about birthright citizenship under the constitution, these cases influence debates from unaccompanied minor immigrants to the Indian Child Welfare Act. This paper argues that despite their apparent differences, both opinions were consistent with the egalitarian ideals of the Fourteenth Amendment. It also provides previously neglected facts about the litigants, their lawyers, and their communities to challenge idealized concepts of citizenship, freedom, and individual action that emerged then and remain influential today.

Bethany Berger is the Thomas F. Gallivan Jr. Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law. She is a co-author and member of the Editorial Board of Felix S. Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law and co-author of leading casebooks in Property Law and American Indian Law. Her articles have appeared in the Michigan Law Review, California Law Review, UCLA Law Review, and Duke Law Journal. Her work has been excerpted and discussed in many casebooks and edited collections, as well as in briefs to the Supreme Court and testimony before Congress. Before entering academia, Professor Berger was the Director of the Native American Youth Law Project of DNA-People's Legal Services serving the Navajo and Hopi Nations, and then Managing Attorney at Advocates for Children of New York. She has served as a judge for the Southwest Intertribal Court of Appeals and as a visiting professor at Harvard and the University of Michigan.
Time 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Location UCI School of Law, EDU 1111
Contact The NAIS colloquia series is open to the public and free of charge. Please visit Humanities Commons for more information.


Friday,
March 13


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division, School of Education, Office of Academic Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Title Elements of a Movement for Excellence with Equity
Description

Featuring Ronald F. Ferguson, Harvard University

This presentation asserts the necessity of a twenty-first century movement for achieving excellence with equity. For most of our nation's history, it was taken for granted that academic skill levels among some groups would be lower, on average, than for others. Indeed, a culture of White supremacy maintained a division of labor that relegated people of color disproportionately to jobs in which academic skill was not a requirement. Several contemporary trends warrant birth-to-career changes in how the nation prepares all children for life in the twenty-first century. I describe those trends and propose key elements of a movement befitting this moment in history.

Bio: Ronald F. Ferguson has taught at Harvard since 1983, focusing on education and economic development. His research and writing for the past decade have focused on racial achievement gaps, appearing in a variety of publications. His most recent book is Toward Excellence with Equity: An Emerging Vision for Closing the Achievement Gap, published by Harvard Education Press. He is the creator of the Tripod Project for School Improvement and also the faculty co-chair and director of the Achievement Gap Initiative at Harvard University. After 31 years as full-time faculty, he has moved into an adjunct position and is focusing the majority of his time on research and writing. Professor Ferguson earned an undergraduate degree from Cornell University and PhD from MIT, both in economics.

Time 12:00PM- 1:30PM
Location The School of Business One (#222 on campus map) Room 2200
Contact

For additional information, please contact Nancy Christensen at nchriste@uci.edu.



Monday,
March 16


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Sponsor UCI Native American & Indigenous Studies Colloquia Series

UCI ADVANCE Program, School of Humanities, Graduate Division & DECADE, School of Law, Humanities Commons
Title 'The Power of Wickaninnish Ends Here': An Indigenous Marine Borderland in the Late-Eighteenth Century
Description Featuring Josh Reid, University of Massachusetts, Boston, History

Borderlands scholarship bounds its concepts within a terrestrial framework and privileges European and Euro-American imperial actors. This approach overlooks marine borderlands and the indigenous peoples living in these spaces, such as the Strait of Juan de Fuca that separates British Columbia from Washington State. By examining the accounts of explorers and maritime fur traders, alongside Northwest Coast oral histories, this talk illuminates the roles of indigenous peoples in the marine borderlands of the Pacific Northwest. The talk centers around the relationship between two chiefs – Wickanannish (Clayoquot) and Tatoosh (Makah) – who both incorporated Europeans into their maritime trade networks on terms most favorable to themselves and their peoples.  The Strait of Juan de Fuca emerges as a complex indigenous borderland of social, economic, and political networks long before the coming of non-Native powers.

Born and raised in Washington State, Josh Reid (Snohomish) is an assistant professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, where he also directs the Native American and Indigenous Studies program. His book, The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs, will be published in May 2015 in the Henry Roe Cloud Series on American Indians and Modernity from Yale University Press. He currently sits on the executive council of the American Historical Association, and he is a Distinguished Speaker for the Western Historical Association.
Time 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Location Humanities Gateway 1010
Contact The NAIS colloquia series is open to the public and free of charge. Please visit Humanities Commons for more information.


Friday,
March 20
Sponsor UCI School of Law, The Center on Law, Equality and Race
Title Divergent Identities
Description Professor Russell Robinson is the Distinguished Haas Chair in LGBT Equity Professor of Law at UC Berkeley School of Law. During the 2014-15 school year, Professor Robinson is also the Samuel Rubin Visiting Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and a Fellow at the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law.

Prof. Robinson argues that the debate over same-sex marriage and LGBT equality and inclusion more generally has incompletely and insufficiently considered the importance of gender. Robinson hopes to call attention to the salience of gender and demonstrate how it fractures the lived experiences of same-sex couples, and also to encourage scholars to grapple with the knotty reality of persistent gender differences. He predicts that as same-sex marriage becomes more common, a gendered divide may become more apparent. Men may be less likely to form enduring relationships, less likely to marry, and potentially more likely to divorce. These relationship dynamics may make men more likely targets of “the afterlife of homophobia” and grant women greater access to respectability.
Time 2:30PM - 3:30PM
Location UCI School of Law EDU 1131
Contact Reception to follow.

This event is free and open to the public,
but RSVP online to ensure a seat.

To request reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact Mohammed Ali at mali@law.uci.edu

More about the Center on Law, Equality and Race


February 2015


Thursday,
Feb 5


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title University of California-Historically Black Colleges and Universities Faculty Forum
Description Proposal Submission Deadline: March 11, 2015

The purpose of the University of California-Historically Black Colleges and Universities (UC-HBCU) Initiative is to increase the participation of graduates of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the wide array of distinguished doctoral and MFA programs throughout the UC system. The competition provides for two types of funding: Summer Research Internship Support Grant and Summer Research and Graduate Admission Pathways Grant.

This workshop is geared towards department chairs and faculty, and will provide an overview and best practices for prospective applicants.
Time 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Location Aldrich Hall 107
Contact RSVP to Samantha Anderson–Mekhail at sanders2@uci.edu

Click here for more information about the initiative.


Thursday,
Feb 12


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Sponsor Academic & Professional Women of UCI
Title Interpersonal Communication Styles in the Workplace
Description Part of the Lunch-and-Learn Series

Featuring Marilouise Carlisle, M.A.

Why do some people communicate better than others? Effective communication requires self-awareness and a realistic understanding of how people perceive you.

UCI faculty and staff are invited to join us for this Lunch-and-Learn seminar featuring Marilouise Carlisle who will focus on passive, aggressive, and assertive communications styles. Learn how to be a more effective communicator and how to feel more comfortable in a variety of workplace situations.

Carlisle is an expert in the field of organizational communication and specializes in interpersonal and written communication skills. She has taught conflict resolution, business communications, and writing at UC Irvine Extension for over 15 years. She is a consultant for private and public organizations, and is a member of the American Society of Training and Development and of the American Society of Business Communicators.
Time 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Location MPAA (attached to Social Sciences Parking Structure), Room 100
Contact Advance tickets only. A&PW Members $6 (Non-members $8). Space is limited. Email kloto@uci.edu to reserve your seat today.


Monday,
Feb 23
Sponsor UCI University Club & Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UCI
Title Racial and gender differences in the association between food insecurity and Type-2 diabetes
Description Part of UCI Public Health Seminar Series, Winter 2015

Featuring Sabrina Strings, Ph.D., UC Berkeley Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Public Health and Department of Sociology, UC Berkeley

You are invited to join us for a series of seminars that address contemporary issues in public health throughout Winter Quarter 2015. A list of confirmed seminars is presented below. All seminars are typically scheduled from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM on Mondays. Other dates and times are included to accommodate special speaker schedules. Unless otherwise stated, seminars will be held in the Calit2 Auditorium. If necessary, alternative locations will be announced to accommodate specific audiences.

No RSVP is necessary, and the seminars are free and open to the public. Videotapes of Public Health seminars are archived through the UC Irvine OpenCourseWare program.
Time 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Location 6011 Donald Bren Hall
Contact For updates, please visit: http://publichealth.uci.edu or contact Ms. Sarah Link at (949) 824-8214 or Slink@uci.edu.


Wednesday,
Feb 25
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program and Graduate Division
Title Mentoring for Achievement and Excellence
Description The purpose of this event is to highlight exemplary mentors who render exceptional guidance and support to faculty, graduate and undergraduates. The afternoon program is designed to acknowledge the several recipients of mentoring awards sponsored by campus units and organizations. At this event, France Leslie, Vice Provost and Dean, Graduate Education, will announce the recipients of the inaugural Tom Angell Mentor award. This award is a tribute to Dr. Angell's dedication to graduates during his long career at UCI as a student counselor.

Mentoring is a powerful vehicle for building and sustaining inclusive excellence at UCI. It opens the campus to a truly broad range of faculty, staff and students. The person-to-person transmission of experience, skill and knowledge scaffolds their success. Their growth enriches our diverse campus community while advancing our mission as a public research university.

This event will also be an occasion to raise awareness about the value of mentoring, share best practices, and draw attention to the several awards for mentoring excellence.

Click here for photos and a summary of the event.
Time 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Location UCI Student Center Balboa Island Room A
Contact For more information, contact Dina Jankowski at djankows@uci.edu.


Friday,
Feb 27
Sponsor UCI Institute for Virtual Environments and Computer Games

UCI Donald Bren School of ICS, UCI Humanities Commons
Title Choose Your Character: Evolution of an all-female independent game developer team
Description Part of the IVECG Distinguished Seminar Series

Brianna Wu recounts her journey into leading an all-female game studio. She starts with a PS1 Net Yaroze, and specializes in game design. Serendipitously, Wu assembles an all female team to build the new game Revolution 60. Sticking with her decision, Wu builds Giant Spacekat to be a friendly workplace for women. She also fights to resolve conflicts both internal and external.

Brianna Wu is co-founder and head of development at Giant Spacekat, a company specializing in cinematic experiences using the Unreal game development engine (UDK). She’s also a frequent speaker on women-in-tech issues. In the past, she’s worked as a journalist and a politico. When she’s not developing software, she enjoys racing motorcycles and running marathons.
Time Beginning at 1:00PM
Location 6011 Donald Bren Hall
Contact No cost to attend - Open to the public. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, contact Anna Chang at achang18@uci.edu.


January 2015


Wednesday,
Jan 14


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program & Calit2
Title Internships & Research Opportunities
part of the This is What a Scientist and Engineer Looks Like: Changing the Face of STEM series

For students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
Time 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Location Calit2 Building Auditorium


Friday,
Jan 16


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program and UCI LGBT Resource Center
Title Safe Zone Training (Module 1*)
Description

Safe Zone is a program that trains individuals to identify as Allies that are informed, supportive, and affirming of the LGBTAQ community at UC Irvine.

Safe Zone, which is a signature program of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center, is designed to create a more welcoming campus climate for LGBTQ and Ally faculty, staff, and students. The program fosters a community network that embraces sexual and gender diversity. This is an excellence opportunity to learn more about our campus community while promoting inclusion.

Lunch will be provided. *Attendance at both modules is required for certification.

Time 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Location Aldrich Hall 304
Contact Space is limited. RSVP: Email Samantha Anderson–Mekhail at sanders2@uci.edu


Thursday,
Jan 22
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program & UCI Graduate Division DECADE
Title ADVANCE Equity Advisor and DECADE Mentor Winter Quarterly Meeting
Description By invitation only.
Time 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Location TBD


Thursday,
Jan 22


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Sponsor UCI Department of Gender & Sexuality Studies

Co-Sponsors: the Program in African American Studies; Departments of Asian American Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies, Criminology, Law & Society, and Film & Media Studies; Black Law Student Alliance; Cross-Cultural Center; LGBT Resource Center; OutLaw; Center of Law, Society, and Culture; Humanities Commons; Illuminations, the Chancellor's UCI Arts and Culture Initiative; Campus Assault Resources & Education; Women & Gender Education Initiatives; and the Reproductive Justice Initiative of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy.
Title Out in the Night
Description Film Screening and Q&A for Out in the Night, a 2014 award-winning documentary feature film that tells the story of the “New Jersey Four," a group of young African American lesbian-identified friends whose self-defense case made media headlines and inspired a grassroots campaign. Q&A with Renata Hill & Terrain Dandridge.

In August 2006, Renata Hill, Patreese Johnson, Venice Brown, and Terrain Dandridge defended themselves against a man who harassed and attacked them on the street in New York City's Greenwich Village. Depicted in the media as a “gang of killer lesbians,” the four were arrested and charged with gang assault and attempted murder, and convicted to prison sentences ranging from three to eleven years. Out in the Night follows their case from the night of the incident through the culmination of their legal battles. In the process, the film illuminates the powerful intersections of race, gender, sexuality, and class that shaped the case and its media coverage.
Time Beginning at 5:00PM
Location UCI Humanities Gateway 1070, McCormick Screening Room
Contact RSVP encouraged. Email ningk@uci.edu to RSVP.


Friday,
Jan 23


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program and UCI LGBT Resource Center
Title Safe Zone Training (Module 2*)
Description

Safe Zone is a program that trains individuals to identify as Allies that are informed, supportive, and affirming of the LGBTAQ community at UC Irvine.

Safe Zone, which is a signature program of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center, is designed to create a more welcoming campus climate for LGBTQ and Ally faculty, staff, and students. The program fosters a community network that embraces sexual and gender diversity. This is an excellence opportunity to learn more about our campus community while promoting inclusion.

Lunch will be provided. *Attendance at both modules is required for certification.

Time 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Location Aldrich Hall 304
Contact Space is limited. RSVP: Email Samantha Anderson–Mekhail at sanders2@uci.edu


Friday,
Jan 30


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title Skills for Succeeding in a Diverse Workforce
Description Part of the Foundations of Leadership speaker series, featuring Dr. Gabriel Vargas

Dr. Gabriel Vargas will discuss his own career path and the employment possibilities for Masters, MD, PhD and MD/PhD students within and beyond academia. His commitment to diversity derives from his personal history and multicultural perspective. He will reflect on his successful career and answer students’ questions about career development and the skill sets that are needed to be successful, yet not generally addressed within graduate programs.

Dr. Vargas is a 1997 alumnus of UCI’s MD/PhD program. He completed his residency at UCSF, where he spent three years as an assistant professor. He is a board certified psychiatrist and basic scientist. Dr. Vargas has had a long career in the private sector, including three years at Hoffman-La Roche in Switzerland. He is currently Executive Medical Director at Amgen. He is also a visiting faculty member at UCLA.
Time 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Location Graduate Resource Center
(The GRC is located on the third floor of the Gateway Study Center - in between the Langson Library and the Cross-Cultural Center)
Contact Refreshments will be served. RSVP to grc@uci.edu. Questions? Email grc@uci.edu or call 949-824-3849.


December 2014


Monday,
Dec 1
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title ADVANCE Dependent Care Travel Awards Application Period Begins
Description The ADVANCE Program will begin to accept applications for Winter 2015 Dependent Care Travel Awards

Qualifying senate members are invited to apply for an ADVANCE Dependent Care Travel Award. These awards are designed to subsidize childcare costs associated with travel to a professional conference or research meeting; the awards may also be used for daycare costs incurred during an approved sabbatical leave that requires relocation. Awards are available for travel from February 1, 2015 through June 30, 2015. The deadline for completing the application/survey is December 19, 2014.


Tuesday,
Dec 2


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title University of California-Historically Black Colleges and Universities Faculty Forum
Description The purpose of the University of California-Historically Black Colleges and Universities (UC-HBCU) Initiative is to increase the participation of graduates of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the wide array of distinguished doctoral and MFA programs throughout the UC system. The competition provides for two types of funding: Summer Research Internship Support Grant and Summer Research and Graduate Admission Pathways Grant.

This workshop is geared towards department chairs and faculty, and will provide an overview and best practices for prospective applicants.
Time 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location Graduate Resource Center (3100 Gateway Study Center)
Contact RSVP to Samantha Anderson–Mekhail at sanders2@uci.edu by Wednesday, November 26.


Tuesday,
Dec 2


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Sponsor UCI Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity
and Cross-Cultural Center, LGBT Resource Center, UCI ADVANCE Program, Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies
Title Keeping it Queer: Campus Climate and Social Justice Matters
Description Featuring Jeanne Scheper, Assistant Professor, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department

Jeanne Scheper is Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies and a recipient of the Hellman Fellowship (2013-2014). Her research and teaching engages with the interdisciplinary fields of performance studies and visual culture; cultural studies; theories of race, gender, & sexuality and trans-Atlantic modernism. She has published scholarly essays in African American Review; Feminist Studies; Camera Obscura; and Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy. Her current book project is "Moving Performances: Divas, Iconicity, and Remembering the Modern Stage." Before joining the faculty at UCI, she was Research Director for the Palm Center, a public policy think tank on sexual minorities in the military.

The event is part of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity’s Campus Conversations Series which aims to provide the campus community with opportunities to engage in dialogues about contemporary topics related to equal opportunity and diversity.
Time 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Location Cross-Cultural Center (Dr. White Room)
Contact Event is free and open to the community. For more information and to RSVP, please call 949-824-5594 or email: oeod@uci.edu.

To learn more about OEOD, please go to: www.oeod.uci.edu.


Wednesday,
Dec 3


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Sponsor Academic & Professional Women of UCI
Title The Women of UCI, Lunchtime Seminar Series
Description Featuring Andrea Tenner, Ph.D.
Director, UCI Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND)

UCI faculty and staff are invited to join us for this popular speaker series focused on the challenges and triumphs faced by some of UCI’s most successful women as they inspire us in our own life’s path.

Tenner kicks-off the 2014-15 series with a discussion of her career as a researcher in the field of immunology focusing on the immune response and Alzheimer’s Disease. Dr. Tenner has served as the Associate Dean for Research in the School of Biological Sciences, and was awarded the UCI Emeritae/i Association Faculty Mentorship Award. Most recently she was appointed Director of UCI MIND, and is the 2014-15 recipient of the UCI Academic Senate Daniel G. Aldrich, Jr. Distinguished University Service Award.

Lunch is provided and sponsored in part by Lett-uce Cater to You
Time 11:30AM - 1:30PM
Location MPAA (attached to Social Sciences Parking Structure), Room 100
Contact A&PW Members $6 (Non-members $8)
Space is limited; email kloto@uci.edu to reserve your seat today.

Payment by check may be sent via inter-campus mail to Kelly Oto at UNEX – Zot Code 5700 or bring a check/cash to the event (exact change please).


Friday,
Dec 5
Sponsor UCI Academic Personnel & UCI ADVANCE Program
Title Joint CAP School Visit: School of Education, School of Social Ecology, School of Social Sciences
Description The CAP school visit is the only opportunity schools can ask questions directly with CAP. At the CAP school visit, this provides an opportunity for the schools to have CAP and AP present to answer questions they have regarding the review process.

Session 1: 9:30AM - 10:30AM (Assistant Professors)
Session 2: 10:45AM - 11:45AM (Associate and Full Professors)

By invitation only.
Time 9:30AM - 10:30AM & 10:45AM - 11:45AM
Location Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway 1321


Friday,
Dec 19
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title ADVANCE Dependent Care Travel Awards Application Deadline
Description Applications for Winter 2015 Dependent Care Travel Awards are due.

Qualifying senate members are invited to apply for an ADVANCE Dependent Care Travel Award. These awards are designed to subsidize childcare costs associated with travel to a professional conference or research meeting; the awards may also be used for daycare costs incurred during an approved sabbatical leave that requires relocation. Awards are available for travel from February 1, 2015 through June 30, 2015. The deadline for completing the application/survey is December 19, 2014.


November 2014


Wednesday,
Nov 5


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program & Calit2
Title Resources & Advice from Upperclass(wo)men
part of the This is What a Scientist and Engineer Looks Like: Changing the Face of STEM series

For students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
Time 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Location Calit2 Building Auditorium


Thursday,
Nov 6
Sponsor School of Education
Title From Degendering to (Re)Gendering the Self: Chinese Youth Negotiating Modern Womanhood
School of Education Brownbag
Description
Presented by Dr. Fengshu Liu, Professor of Education, University of Oslo

Abstract: China has seen dramatic transformations in ideals of femininity since the 1970s. This talk explores what it entails for young women of the only-child generation to construct ‘modern’ womanhood within a context of multiple and conflicting gender discourses. Based on life history interviews in Beijing, the article shows that both a ‘degendering’ and ‘(re)gendering’ of the female self ensued as the participants positioned themselves simultaneously as the ‘autonomous modern female’ and the ‘dependent modern female’. It is suggested that despite some commonalities with the western middle-class neoliberal girlhood, this reflects a particular Chinese ‘dual’ approach to modernity that defies a standard/western notion of modern girlhood.

Bio: Dr. Fengshu Liu received her Ph.D. in Educational Studies and her Master of Philosophy in International and Comparative Education from the University of Oslo, Norway. She received a Master's in English Literature from Hebei University in China and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Hebei Teachers' University. Her academic interests focus on young people's identity construction in contemporary societies: gender studies; generational studies; China’s only-child generation, including the long-term consequences of the one-child policy; the Internet in socio-cultural contexts and youth and the Internet; international comparative studies in sociology, education and youth culture; the impact of China’s higher education reform on young people’s life chances; rural education in China; gender and education; postgraduate supervision from an international and comparative perspective.
Time 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Location Education Building 3216


Thursday,
Nov 13
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program & UCI Graduate Division DECADE
Title ADVANCE Equity Advisor and DECADE Mentor Fall Quarterly Meeting
Description By invitation only.
Time 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Location 1010 Humanities Gateway


Thursday,
Nov 13
Sponsor Office of the Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs
and School of Social Ecology, School of Law, Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, Office of the Chancellor, Department of Criminology, Law & Society
Title Policing & Race Matters
Description Policing & Race Matters brings academics, law enforcement and students together to engage in a discussion about how diverse communities and people orient to and interact with law enforcement personnel and agencies. The overarching focus is the intersection between people's daily lives, the diversity of our communities, and the workings of our institutions.

These and other matters will be interrogated from multiple points of view and discussed in engaging ways that draw on academic research, media portrayals and lived experiences. Q&A opportunities will follow each session.
Time 1:00PM - 6:00PM
Location UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom CD
Contact Free. Participants are invited to attend part or all of the sessions. RSVP here.


Friday,
Nov 14
Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title Imagining the Arc of Your Career with Julie Hill
Part of the Foundations of Leadership speaker series
Description The concepts of striving, continuing to grow, and understanding power are all critical to career development. As the decades of your career roll out, you will discover the arc of your professional and personal life. Students often see themselves as future professors, but your career options may be much broader than that. Julie will inspire you to think more creatively about your career and the many opportunities you will discover. You will also learn strategies to cope with the barriers you may encounter due to gender, class and race.

Julie Hill is the retired CEO of Costain Homes, a division of Costain PLC, headquartered in London, UK and is currently a Corporate Board Member for WellPoint, Inc., a Fortune 50 US healthcare insure and Lord Abbett Family of Funds, a $100 billion mutual fund complex. She is the prior Chair of the UCI CEO Roundtable and sits on the boards of the UCI Foundation, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Social Ecology, and the Pal Merage School of Business and is a past member of the board of the Women’s Leadership Council of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.
Time 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Location Graduate Resource Center (The GRC is located on the third floor of the Gateway Study Center - in between the Langson Library and the Cross-Cultural Center)
Contact Refreshments will be served. RSVP at grc@uci.edu.

Questions? Email grc@uci.edu or call 949-824-3849.


Monday,
Nov 17
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title Fostering Inclusive Excellence: Strategies and Tools for Department Chairs and Deans
Description By invitation only.
Time 9:00AM - 2:00PM
Location University Club
Contact For more information, contact Dina Jankowski at djankows@uci.edu or at 949-824-9635.


Monday,
Nov 17


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division, DECADE, and FiPSE
Title DECADE Speaker Series presents Merit, Diversity, & Inclusive Excellence in Graduate Education
Description
Featuring Julie Posselt, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Education
University of Michigan

Professor Posselt has worked for more than a decade on increasing access to graduate school for underrepresented minorities, women, and low-income, first generation students. Her recent research on doctoral admissions observed the decision making of committees in ten highly ranked doctoral programs at three universities. In this serminar, she will take us behind the closed doors of admission meetings, describing how faculty define merit in principle and practice, and their implications for equity and diversity in graduate education and the professoriate. She will critically examine the tendency that faculty have to prefer applicants like themselves, and will provide concrete recommendations based on current research for improving recruitment and admissions review.
Time Begins at 10:30AM
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC), Gateway Study Center 3100
Contact RSVP at diversity@rgs.uci.edu.


Thursday,
Nov 20


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Sponsor Office of the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs & Women's Empowerment Initiative
Title From Fear to Here: Secrets, Sexuality & Service in Sierra Leone
Description
Featuring Nina Smart, Ph.D., author of Wild Flower

Nina Smart, Ph.D., shares her journey from facing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in West Africa to using education to empower women around the world.

Featuring performances by the Nigerian Student Association & UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts Dance.
Time 5:30PM - 7:45PM
Location UCI Student Center, Doheny AB
Contact Free for UCI students, faculty, staff, and community. RSVP appreciated. Reserve your space here.


Friday,
Nov 21
Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title Beyond the Academy: Careers in Government and Industry
Description The final part of Foundations of Leadership speaker series for Fall Quarter

Job opportunities in the federal regulatory arena are abundant, challenging and well-compensated. Jeff’s journey to success forced him to navigate government and industry territories. At each phase of his education and career he has maximized his potential by engaging in extensive and continuous training and experiential learning. This interactive workshop will allow you to explore multiple career paths, both nationally and internationally.

Jeff Yuen, a UC Irvine Distinguished Alumnus with a BS in Biological Science, is Executive Vice President Global Quality with Cambridge Major Laboratories/AAIPharma Services Corporation. After graduating from UC Irvine, he studied Public Health at UCLA, then pursued an MBA.

He served as a Commander in the US Public Health Service while with the Federal Drug Administration. He is also President of Jeff Yuen and Associates, a private consulting firm for the pharmaceutical industry. At AAIPharma, he is responsible for seven sites in the US and the Netherlands.
Time 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Location Graduate Resource Center
(The GRC is located on the third floor of the Gateway Study Center - in between the Langson Library and the Cross- Cultural Center)
Contact Refreshments will be served. RSVP at grc@uci.edu.
Questions? Email grc@uci.edu or call 949-824-3849.


Friday,
Nov 21
Sponsor UCI School of Law & Center on Law, Equality and Race
Title The Center on Law, Equality and Race Distinguished Critical Race Theory Lecture: Presented by Daria Roithmayr
Description The George T. and Harriet E. Pfleger Chair in Law at USC School of Law will discuss her recent book, Reproducing Racism: How Everyday Choices Lock in White Advantage. A reception and book signing will follow.

The event is free and opent to the public, but please register online to secure a seat.
Time Beginning 2:30PM
Location UCI School of Law, Edu 1131
Contact RSVP online


October 2014


Friday,
Oct 3
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title ADVANCE Dependent Care Travel Awards Application Deadline
Description Applications for Fall 2014 Dependent Care Travel Awards are due.

Qualifying senate members are invited to apply for an ADVANCE Dependent Care Travel Award. These awards are designed to subsidize childcare costs associated with travel to a professional conference or research meeting; the awards may also be used for daycare costs incurred during an approved sabbatical leave that requires relocation. Awards are available for travel from October 1, 2014 through January 31, 2015. The deadline for completing the application/survey is October 3, 2014.


Tuesday,
Oct 7


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program and Graduate Division
Title UC President's and UCI Chancellor's ADVANCE Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Workshop
Description UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program provides a year-long research and professional development experience at a UC campus. Now in its third decade, the program is one of the most sought after year-long fellowships in the United States.

Overview and best practices for prospective applicants. For Equity Advisors, faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students.
Time 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location Graduate Resource Center (3100 Gateway Study Center)
Contact RSVP to Samantha Anderson–Mekhail at sanders2@uci.edu by Thursday, October 2.


Tuesday,
Oct 7
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program and Graduate Division
Title UC Faculty Hiring Incentive Program Workshop
Description Featuring Caroline Kane, Interim Director of the University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Director

Overview and best practices for recruiting fellows.
Time 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Location 338 Aldrich Hall
Contact For more information, contact Dina Jankowski at djankows@uci.edu or at 949-824-9635.


Friday,
Oct 10


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Sponsor The Newkirk Center for Science and Society

Co-sponsored by Program in African American Studies, UCI ADVANCE Program, Program in Literary Journalism, Cross-Cultural Center, Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, Francisco Ayalya School of Biological Sciences, School of Social Ecology
Title Race, Biological Causation and Science Communication
part of the Issues in Science Communication Series
Description A distinguished panel of speakers will discuss how the scientific act of establishing a biological cause for traits and the communication of that scientific information to the public might (mis)shape society’s concept of race.

Panelists will discuss how reasoning on race travels in society broadly, and will examine cultural forces that constrain scientific communication.
Time 2:00PM-5:30PM
Location Newkirk Alumni Center
Contact For more information, visit the Newkirk Alumni Center website. Click here to RSVP.


Monday,
Oct 13
Sponsor UCI Graduate Division, DECADE
Title DECADE Fall Welcome
Description Starting 2014-15, the Diverse Educational Community and Doctoral Experience (DECADE) will be a part of the UCI ADVANCE Program and has been institutionalized by the UCI campus. DECADE aims to increase the number of women and underrepresented minorities receiving doctoral degrees at UCI.

This is a DECADE graduate student directed event to welcome and facilitate networking amongst DECADE graduate students and faculty. Students and faculty can also discover ways to become involved with the DECADE Program.

Lunch will be provided.
Time 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Location University Club
Contact RSVP to diversity@rgs.uci.edu by Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Noon.


Tuesday,
Oct 14
Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title From Lab to Startup: Career Paths for Entrepreneurial Scientists
Description Featuring Joel West, PhD, Program Director, Postdoctoral Professional Masters (PPM) Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences

Are you interested in learning how to use your scientific knowledge and training to start a new company?

Joel West is Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at KGI. Prior to joining KGI, he was a professor at the SJSU College of Business and president/co-founder of Palomar Software. He has a PhD in management from UCI (2000) and an S.B. from MIT.

He will be talking about the different paths that scientists and engineers take in transitioning from university to startup companies, including the importance of bridging technical and business skills and raising money. He will also talk briefly about KGI and its business programs for PhD scientists in the life sciences.
Time 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Location Graduate Resource Center (3100 Gateway Study Center)
Contact RSVP to grc@uci.edu.


September 2014


Monday,
Sept 15
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title ADVANCE Dependent Care Travel Awards Application Period Begins
Description The ADVANCE Program will begin to accept applications for Fall 2014 Dependent Care Travel Awards

Qualifying senate members are invited to apply for an ADVANCE Dependent Care Travel Award. These awards are designed to subsidize childcare costs associated with travel to a professional conference or research meeting; the awards may also be used for daycare costs incurred during an approved sabbatical leave that requires relocation. Awards are available for travel from October 1, 2014 through January 31, 2015. The deadline for completing the application/survey is October 3, 2014.


Wednesday,
Sept 17
Sponsor UCI Academic Personnel
Title Academic Personnel Review Process - Fall Kick-Off
Description A meeting to address the Academic Personnel Review Process. Deans Associate Deans Department Managers MSOs and Campus Personnel Officers CPOs are invited to attend this session.
Time 7:45AM - 9:30AM
Location University Club Main Dining Room


Wednesday,
Sept 24
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program, Graduate Division, and Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity
Title ADVANCE Institute for Equity & Diversity
Description The purpose of the Institute is to build and sustain an inclusive culture for faculty and graduate students.

Target audience: faculty, senior administrators, staff, and student leaders.
Time 9:00AM - 3:30PM
Location 1030 Humanities Gateway
Contact For more information, contact Dina Jankowski at djankows@uci.edu or at 949-824-9635.


Tuesday,
Oct 28


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division, DECADE and FiPSE
Title Preditors of Graduate Success: Myths about GPA & GRE
Part of the DECADE Speaker Series
Description
Featuring Dr. Frank Bayliss

Dr. Frank Bayliss is a Professor of Biology at San Francisco State University and the Director of the Student Enrichment Opportunities (SEO) Office. An advocate for faculty and senior peer mentoring, Dr. Bayliss has expanded his own mentoring efforts through SEO, which manages grants and leads an effort to fund financially needy, first-generation college, women, and under-represented minority students in the SFSU College of Science & Engineering

In a data-driven presentation, Dr. Bayliss will discuss the value of using GPA and GRE scores to make admissions decisions. The trend of grade inflation over the past 40 years and a pattern of bias within data from the Educational Testing Service (ETS) will be discussed. Dr. Bayliss will also touch on the initiative of NIH to increase participation of under-represented groups in Ph.D. level biomedical research careers. He will present data on the relationship between student performance and the completion of graduate preparation programs.
Time Beginning at 10:30AM
Location Graduate Resource Center (3100 Gateway Study Center)
Contact RSVP to diversity@rgs.uci.edu.


June 2014


Wednesday,
June 4


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division, DECADE and FiPSE
Title DECADE Year-End Celebration
Description Celebrate 2013-2014 accomplishments of DECADE members with students, staff, and faculty! This event is also a networking opportunity between graduate students and faculty mentors!

Food will be included.

The Diverse Educational Community and Doctoral Experience (DECADE) initiative is sponsored by a FiPSE comprehensive grant aimed at increasing the number of women and underrepresented minorities receiving doctoral degrees at UCI.
Time 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (3100 Gateway Study Center)
Contact Please RSVP to Tanya Sanabria (tsanabri@uci.edu) by Monday, June 2, 2014 at noon.


Wednesday,
June 4
Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title Career Advising with Christine Kelly
Description The GRC provides weekly drop-in career advising for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars for academic and non-academic positions.

This includes:
  • Reviewing CV, resume or other job application materials
  • Discussing job search strategies
  • Preparing for interviews
Time 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center
Contact Meetings are on a first-come, first-service basis. No appointments are required.

More info: Christine Kelly - (949) 824-3502 or kellycm@uci.edu.


Wednesday,
June 4
Sponsor Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences
Title Professional Development Seminar Series: Anteater Extradordinaire
Featuring: Dr. Kathie Olsen from ScienceWorks
Description The seminars will focus on the acquisition of skills for the successful completion of the doctorate and positioning yourself for job opportunities after the degree.
Time 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location Natural Science1/Room 1114
Contact Free and open to the public.

More info: Renee Marie Frigo - (949) 824-8145 or rfrigo@uci.edu.


Wednesday,
June 18


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Sponsor Academic & Professional Women, UC Irvine
Title Women of UCI Series: Featuring Deborah Lowe Vandell, Ph.D.
Description UCI faculty and staff (men are welcome, too) are invited to join us for this popular speaker series focused on the challenges and triumphs faced by some of UC Irvine’s most successful women as they inspire us in our own life’s path.

Deborah Vandell tops off the 2013-14 series with a discussion of her career as a kindergarten teacher, university professor, and the founding dean of the UC Irvine School of Education. Dean Vandell also will share some personal insights for aspiring employees both on the academic and staff side of the campus.

Lunch is provided and sponsored in part by Lett-uce Cater to You.
Time 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location MPAA (attached to Social Sciences Parking Structure), Room 100
Contact Advance Tickets only: A&PW Members $6 (Non-members $8).

Space is limited; email dsagey@uci.edu to reserve your seat and receive payment instructions.


Monday,
June 30
Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title Internal, External, Private, & Foundation Fellowships
Description This workshop series takes a look at different types of funding opportunities, presents tips for writing success and connects you with the resources UC Irvine offers.

Also, we help you take advantage of the summer, to jumpstart your fellowship application for the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program with upcoming deadlines this fall.
Time 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location The McDonnell Douglas Auditorium
Contact RSVP recommended.

More info: Graduate Resource Center - (949) 824-3849 or grc@uci.edu.


May 2014


Thursday,
May 1


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division and the American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Title $tart $mart Salary Negotiation Training
Description $tart $mart is an interactive workshop designed to provide participants the confidence and skills they need to earn fair compensation. This workshop provides benchmarks for salary and benefits, offers salary negotiation skill-building exercises, and teaches participants how to develop a personal budget to determine salary needs.
Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC), 3100 Gateway Study Center
Contact Register at: grc@uci.edu

For questions or more information, please email grc@uci.edu or call 949-824-3849.


Friday,
May 2


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Sponsor UCI Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality
Title Ethics Workshop: College Women Miss the Mark When Estimating the Impact of Full-time Maternal Employment on Children's Achievement and Behavior
Description Featuring Wendy Goldberg, Professor of Psychology and Social Behavior

For U.S. women overall, maternal employment has been normative since the 1980s; however, in the culture-at-large, concerns persist about the potential for maternal employment to adversely affect children’s development. The goal of this study was to examine whether ambivalence about maternal employment is evident in the generation coming to adulthood. Meta-analytic effects sizes provided the scientific standard for evaluating the accuracy of college women’s estimates of the impact of their future employment on children. As the title suggests, young women tend to miss the mark and overestimate potential negative effects.

Light lunch provided
Time 12:30 pm - 1:50 pm
Location SSPB 5250
Contact Please RSVP to slotito@uci.edu.


Monday,
May 5


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Sponsor UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Department of Drama
UCI Graduate Division, DECADE Program
UCI ADVANCE Program
FiPSE, Grant #P116B100335
Title Dramatic Transformations presents... DIVERSITOPIA
Description DIVERSITOPIA is a docudrama addressing diversity issues unique to the UCI community. Based on surveys and interviews, DIVERSITOPIA tells your story with fictional characters in dramatic situations. You'll laugh and sigh, and you might even have a "déjà vu" moment! But above all, you'll understand what diversity really means in the UCI community.

DIVERSITOPIA is a docudrama addressing diversity issues unique to the UCI community. Based on surveys and interviews, DIVERSITOPIA tells your story with fictional characters in dramatic situations. You'll laugh and sigh, and you might even have a "déjà vu" moment! But above all, you'll understand what diversity really means in the UCI community.

Dramatic Transformations is a project supervised by Daphne Lei, professor of Drama. It is an interdisciplinary project that combines research and creativity and intends to use drama to raise the awareness of issues related to diversity and equity, as well as campus climate in the UCI community.

A post-show discussion panel and a reception will follow each performance.
Time Begins at 5:00 pm
Location Winifred Smith Hall in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts
Contact For more information, please visit the Dramatic Transformations blog.

Tickets are FREE with RSVP. Click here to RSVP.


Tuesday,
May 6


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title NSF GRFP Information Session
Description Get a jump start on this prestigious fellowship application through this introduction and review of application requirements.
Time 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC), 3100 Gateway Study Center
Contact Register at: grc@uci.edu

For questions or more information, please email grc@uci.edu or call 949-824-3849.


Tuesday,
May 6


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Sponsor UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Department of Drama
UCI Graduate Division, DECADE Program
UCI ADVANCE Program
FiPSE, Grant #P116B100335
Title Dramatic Transformations presents... DIVERSITOPIA
Description DIVERSITOPIA is a docudrama addressing diversity issues unique to the UCI community. Based on surveys and interviews, DIVERSITOPIA tells your story with fictional characters in dramatic situations. You'll laugh and sigh, and you might even have a "déjà vu" moment! But above all, you'll understand what diversity really means in the UCI community.

DIVERSITOPIA is a docudrama addressing diversity issues unique to the UCI community. Based on surveys and interviews, DIVERSITOPIA tells your story with fictional characters in dramatic situations. You'll laugh and sigh, and you might even have a "déjà vu" moment! But above all, you'll understand what diversity really means in the UCI community.

Dramatic Transformations is a project supervised by Daphne Lei, professor of Drama. It is an interdisciplinary project that combines research and creativity and intends to use drama to raise the awareness of issues related to diversity and equity, as well as campus climate in the UCI community.

A post-show discussion panel and a reception will follow each performance.
Time Begins at 4:00 pm
Location Winifred Smith Hall in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts
Contact For more information, please visit the Dramatic Transformations blog.

Tickets are FREE with RSVP. Click here to RSVP.


Wednesday,
May 7


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Sponsor UCI Office of the Chancellor
Title UC Irvine Global Equity Games
Description As a member of the UCI campus community, you are invited to participate in what we hope will become a new campus tradition.

The centerpiece of the Global Equity Games is a series of seven fun challenges. Up to 20 teams – consisting of faculty, students and staff – will work together to solve brain teasers, design and build temporary structures, and juggle and balance familiar and not so familiar objects. Surrounding the games will be variety of informational tables and booths representing a range of campus offices and programs as well as faculty, student and staff organizations. Lunch will be served to all registrants.

All students, staff and faculty are warmly encouraged to participate in or observe the games. Physical ability is not required to take part in the games. If you’d like to join a team, volunteer or just want additional information, please visit the Global Equity Games Web page. We recommend that you respond quickly, because participant spots are limited.

Please join us in making a vital new tradition. Register to join a team. Stretch, grow and build community.
Time 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location Aldrich Park
Contact For more information or registration, please click here.

Registration ends April 23


Wednesday,
May 14


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Sponsor Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
Title Academic Personnel Review Process Information Session
Description A workshop intended for Assistant Professors, Assistant Professors of Clinical _, Assistant Professors In Residence, Acting Professors of Law, and Lecturers with Potential Security of Employment to explain the various stages of the review process, the documentation required, and the role and responsibilities of all levels of review.
Time 7:45 am - 9:00 am
Location University Club - Main Dining Room
Contact Please save the date. A reminder with RSVP information will be emailed at the end of April.


Thursday,
May 15


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title Introducing the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Opportunities
Description The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed student and research projects or English Teaching Assistantships. Join us for the informational workshop and learn more about how Fulbright fellowships cover expenses for a year of research or teaching in a foreign country.
Time 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC), 3100 Gateway Study Center
Contact Register at: grc@uci.edu

For questions or more information, please email grc@uci.edu or call 949-824-3849.


Wednesday,
May 21


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division, DECADE Program, FiPSE
Title DECADE Speaker Series presents
Using the Tools of Critical Race Theory and Racial Microaggressions to Examine Everyday Racism
Description Daniel Solorzano, Professor of Social Science and Comparative Education in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA, will use a Critical Race Theory framework and the tools of racial microaggressions to study everyday racism inside and outside of educational institutions. He will share various forms of data and a working model to examine racial microaggressions, exploring the trajectory of this research and the questions yet unanswered. Lastly, Professor Solorzano will engage the audience in a dialogue about how we can improve the learning environment to maximize engagement, learning and discovery for our increasingly diverse community.
Time Begins 11:00 am
Location TBD
Contact RSVP at: diversity@rgs.uci.edu

For questions or more information, please email Nadia Ortiz at nortiz@uci.edu.


Thursday,
May 22


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title Broader Impacts Fair
Description The Broader Impact criterion is an important component of the NSF GRFP. Learn how you can get involved at UC Irvine and nearby communities to strength the overall impact of your proposal.
Time 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC), 3100 Gateway Study Center
Contact Register at: grc@uci.edu

For questions or more information, please email grc@uci.edu or call 949-824-3849.


Friday,
May 23


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Sponsor Brown Bag Theatre Co.
The UC Irvine Green Initiative Fund, Student Programming Board, Multicultural Programming Board, FiPSE, DECADE
Title Federico Garcia Lorca's Yerma
Description A story of a young woman in rural Spain with a desperate desire to fulfill the expectations of her gender, along with the consequences of failure that eventually drive her to a violent and unalterable decision.

Brown Bag Theatre Company is an ensemble of artists and scholars who aim to produce critically engaging work that reflects, impacts and empowers the Latino community at UCI. We believe that the art of theatre is a cultural force with the capacity to transform the lives of individuals within our community and society at large.
Time Begins at 8:00 pm
Location The Little Theatre at UC Irvine
Contact Tickets are pay what you can at the door. Seats are limited, reservations are highly recommended. For reservations, email bbtcreservations@gmail.com, and you will receive a confirmation.


Saturday,
May 24


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Sponsor Brown Bag Theatre Co.
The UC Irvine Green Initiative Fund, Student Programming Board, Multicultural Programming Board, FiPSE, DECADE
Title Federico Garcia Lorca's Yerma
Description A story of a young woman in rural Spain with a desperate desire to fulfill the expectations of her gender, along with the consequences of failure that eventually drive her to a violent and unalterable decision.

Brown Bag Theatre Company is an ensemble of artists and scholars who aim to produce critically engaging work that reflects, impacts and empowers the Latino community at UCI. We believe that the art of theatre is a cultural force with the capacity to transform the lives of individuals within our community and society at large.
Time Begins at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm
Location The Little Theatre at UC Irvine
Contact Tickets are pay what you can at the door. Seats are limited, reservations are highly recommended. For reservations, email bbtcreservations@gmail.com, and you will receive a confirmation.


Wednesday,
May 28


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division and UCI Career Center
Title Computer Programming for Dummies
Description Interested in learning computer programming but have no experience? Daunted by the prospect of needing programming skills to be competitive in today's job market? Explore the basics of programming in this workshop so you can feel confident in your abilities to learn several programming languages.
Time 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC), 3100 Gateway Study Center
Contact Register at: grc@uci.edu

For questions or more information, please email grc@uci.edu or call 949-824-3849.


Thursday,
May 29


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program and Graduate Division
Title UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Workshop
Description For Equity Advisors, faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students.
Time 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location 1010 Humanities Gateway
Contact Please RSVP to leefy@uci.edu by Monday, May 26.


Thursday,
May 29


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title Grant Writing Basics
Description Learn the basic dos and don'ts when preparing for funding applications and grants.
Time 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC), 3100 Gateway Study Center
Contact Register at: grc@uci.edu

For questions or more information, please email grc@uci.edu or call 949-824-3849.


April 2014


Wednesday,
April 9


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division and UCI Career Center
Title Preparing for the Academic Review
Description Academic searches involve different interview formats, including screening interviews, campus interviews, teaching demonstrations and more. Learn strategies to prepare for interviews and practice techniques so that you can give your best performance in any type of academic interview.
Time 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC), 3100 Gateway Study Center
Contact Register at: grc@uci.edu

For questions or more information, please email grc@uci.edu or call 949-824-3849.


Wednesday,
April 16


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Sponsor Cross-Cultural Center, UCI ADVANCE, and Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
Title A Compelling Interest: Diversity in Higher Education
Description Join us for a talk and discussion with Provost Gillman on the critically important value of diversity to the many missions of higher education. Howard Gillman, an accomplished administrator and award-winning scholar and teacher, was appointed Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor at UC Irvine in June 2013. Beginning July 1, 2014, he will assume the role of Interim Chancellor. He also serves as a professor of political science and law. The event is part of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity’s Campus Conversations Series which aims to provide the campus community with opportunities to engage in dialogues about contemporary topics related to equal opportunity and diversity.
Time 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm
Location

Cross-Cultural Center in Dr. White Room

Contact For more information and to RSVP, please email oeod@uci.edu or call 949-824-5594.


Wednesday,
April 16


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division, DECADE Program, FiPSE
Title DECADE Speaker Series presents
Diversity as a Form of Quality Control: Why a Diverse University is a Better University
Description Dr. George Lipsitz, Professor of Black Studies and Sociology at UCSB will explore how scholarship is an innately cosmopolitan activity. He will talk about excellence in research and how teaching requires drawing on the ideas and experiences of the broadest possible pool of investigators and interlocutors. Racial discrimination, sexism, homophobia, class stratification, ableism, and other forms of exclusion arbitrarily and irrationally narrow the scope of inquiries and analyses. He will discuss how at a time when universities are becoming increasingly fiscalized, virtualized, and vocationalized, diversity is more important than ever.
Time Begins 11:00 am
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC), 3100 Gateway Study Center
Contact RSVP at: diversity@rgs.uci.edu

For questions or more information, please email Nadia Ortiz at nortiz@uci.edu.


Thursday,
April 17


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title Fellowship Opportunities at the American Association of University Women
Description This session will provide an overview of the AAUW's fellowship opportunities. This workshop will identify ways to improve one's application and speak to the experiences of a reviewer.
Time 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC), 3100 Gateway Study Center
Contact Register at: grc@uci.edu

For questions or more information, please email grc@uci.edu or call 949-824-3849.


Thursday,
April 17
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title ADVANCE/DECADE Spring Quarter Meeting
Description ADVANCE Equity Advisors, DECADE Mentors Quarter Meeting
Time 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location 1010 Humanities Gateway
Contact RSVP: djankows@uci.edu


Saturday,
April 19


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Sponsor Nigerian Student Association at UC Irvine
Title To Please or to Burden, Nigerian Student Association culture show
Description The evening includes food, a fashion show and performances. The theme is "Celebrating African Family." Tickets are $5 and available at the door. All are welcome.

Special Guest Host: Dr. Kay
Time Beginning 6:00 pm
Location Crystal Cove, UC IRvine
Contact For more info, contact:
Nnenna Abaeze - (909)764-4518
Precious Edem - (909)573-2700


Monday,
April 21


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Sponsor UCI School of Social Ecology, Department of Criminology, Law and Society
UCI DECADE Program
Title CLS DECADE Climate of Inclusion Discussion with Dean Erwin Chemerinsky
Description Under the DECADE Program, the Department of Criminology, Law and Society is actively working to understand and address issues of diversity and climate. Departments are often challenged when addressing issues of diversity because of the guidelines set by Proposition 209. In this talk, Dean Erwin Chemerinsky of the UCI Law School will speak to us on how to address climate and diversity issues within the constraints of California's Proposition 209.

Light refereshments will be provided
Time 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location SE-I Room 112


Tuesday,
April 22


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division and UCI Career Center
Title From CV to Resume
Description Communicate the skills you develop in graduate school into a broader job search market. Bring a copy of your CV to this workshop and be prepared to transform it into a resume to increase your marketability.
Time 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC), 3100 Gateway Study Center
Contact Register at: grc@uci.edu

For questions or more information, please email grc@uci.edu or call 949-824-3849.


Wednesday,
April 23


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division and AGS International Committee
Title Success is Complex with Gene Boone
Description In today's global, competitive climate, you have to stand out from the crowd to get ahead. As women and international students, you may be knowledgeable, competent, and hard-working but you also need to do things that add organizational value- Make a Diference. It is essential you get your leaders to talk about you.
Time 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC), 3100 Gateway Study Center
Contact Register at: grc@uci.edu

For questions or more information, please email grc@uci.edu or call 949-824-3849.


Thursday,
April 24


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Sponsor Academic & Professional Women of UC Irvine (A&PW)
Title Lunch and Learn Mentoring Series: The Seven Actions That Will Help You Benefit From Mentoring
Description Featuring Dave Stachowiak, ED.D.
Vice President, Innovate Learning

A&PW invites you to participate in an interactive workshop:
The Seven Actions That Will Help You Benefit from Mentoring
  1. Get real about what mentoring can (and can’t) do for you
  2. Identify one benefit you want to receive from mentoring
  3. Examine your existing network
  4. Do your homework first
  5. Begin small and grow
  6. Utilize your virtual resources
  7. Find your support person
Time 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location

100 Multipurpose Academic & Administrative Building (MPAA)

Contact Advance Tickets Only: $6.00 for A&PW Members ($8.00 for non-members)

Space is limited; email jennifer.aaron@uci.edu with subject line "RSVP" to reserve your seat by April 17th.


Thursday,
April 24


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title The Research Elevator Pitch
Description An elevator pitch is a term used to describe a brief talk that outlines a person or an idea in the short period of time it takes to ride on an elevator. Develop your own elevator talk to promote yourself and your research during any networking opportunity.
Time 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC), 3100 Gateway Study Center
Contact Register at: grc@uci.edu

For questions or more information, please email grc@uci.edu or call 949-824-3849.


Tuesday,
April 29


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title Ford Foundation Fellowships for Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Scholars
Description The Ford Foundation provides predoctoral, dissertation, and postdoctoral fellowships to scholars committed to a career in teaching and diversity. This session will provide ways to strengthen your application and review the eligibility and selection criteria.
Time 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC), 3100 Gateway Study Center
Contact Register at: grc@uci.edu

For questions or more information, please email grc@uci.edu or call 949-824-3849.


Wednesday,
April 30


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Sponsor UCI Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences
Title The Howard A. Schneiderman Memorial Bioethics Lecture Series:
Pregnant Women and the Medical-Legal Divide
Description Michele Bratcher Goodwin, J.D., LL.M.
Everett Fraser Chair in Law & Professor of Medicine and Public Health
University of Minnesota

Professor Goodwin’s lecture addresses the intersections of bioethics and the criminal justice system by exploring how state statutes play an increasing role in shaping pregnant women’s autonomy, privacy, and liberty. Her lecture highlights how arrests, forced bed-rests, compelled cesarean operations, civil incarceration, and mandatory life-support imposed against pregnant women raise important issues for bioethics and law. Among the issues considered in the lecture are the roles of physicians; the conflicts of interest between physicians and pregnant patients; maternal-fetal conflicts; and promoting healthy pregnancies.

Reservations are required. Lecture is free and open to the public. Reception immediately following the lecture.
Time Begins at 7:00 pm
Location The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering
Contact Click here to register. For directions, visit the Beckman Center website.

February 2014


Tuesday,
February 4


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title Real Talk: Surviving the Academic Culture
Description

Mary Yu Danico is a Professor and Vice Chair of Sociology in the Psychology and Sociology Department at Cal Poly Pomona. In the last 15 years, Dr. Danico has focused her work in the areas of ethnic relations, Asian American Studies, human rights, and social justice. People outside and within colleges and universities continue to view academic institutions as fair and reasonable, far removed from the inequalities that afflict society in general. Despite greater numbers of women, working class people, and people of color— as well as increased visibility for LGBTQ students and staff—over the past fifty years, universities remain “ivory towers” that perpetuate institutionalized forms of sexism, classism, racism, and homophobia. In her book, Transforming the Ivory Tower, Dr. Danico builds on the rich legacy of historical struggles to open universities to dissenting voices and oppressed groups. There is a presumption and a lack of social political awareness that often curtails productive and meaningful experiences for many in higher education. This talk will attempt to unpack the various obstacles, but also discuss concrete ways in which one can survive the ivory tower.

Time 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location

Graduate Resource Center (GRC); Gateway Study Center 3100

Contact

Please RSVP at: diversity@rgs.uci.edu.

Questions? Please email Nadia Ortiz at: nortiz@uci.edu.



Tuesday,
February 18
Sponsor AirUCI Institute
Title An Evening with Astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dysone
Description Dr. Tracy Caldwell Dyson, a former postdoctoral scholar in chemistry at the University of California, Irvine, will share her experiences of her two voyages in space in 2007 aboard the space shuttle Endeavour and six months serving on the International Space Station in 2010.

This is a wonderful opportunity for the Orange County community, including schoolchildren age 10 and older, to see an astronaut in person (along with other distinguished scientists from UCI) and learn first-hand about science, space, and what it takes to be an astronaut. NASA's mobile "Driven to Explore" exhibit will be on hand which features a touchable moon rock and interactive mission displays for everyone to enjoy.

This event is free and open to the public with ample free parking and a light reception following the presentation. Auditorium seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, and overflow rooms will be available with live streaming video.

Time 7:00 pm
Location

Beckman Center, UC Irvine Campus

Contact

Questions? Please email John C. Hemminger at: jchemmin@uci.edu.


January 2014


Friday,
January 10
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title ADVANCE Forum on Inclusive Excellence through the High Impact Hiring Plan
Description

The purpose of the forum is to discuss the goals and review the process of this exciting new campus hiring program. Inclusive excellence is an integral component of this program. In his announcement, Provost Gillman emphasized that “our commitment to a culture of inclusive excellence requires us to consider a diverse cross section of highly accomplished scholars and researchers.” The forum will include remarks by Michael Clark, senior vice provost for academic planning, and a presentation on campus resources for advancing faculty diversity and equity. Please join the conversation.

Time 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location Humanities Gateway 1010
Contact

Please RSVP to Dina Jankowski (djankows@uci.edu).



Friday,
January 10
Sponsor Office of the Vice Chancellor Student Affairs and the Women's Empowerment Initiative
Title The ACA: What's In It for Women? Luncheon Tea with Allyson Sonenshine, JD.
Description

Despite all the noise about the Affordable Care Act, surprisingly little attention has been paid to the enormous improvements for women's health afforded by the ACA. Come learn how the ACA is expanding coverage, increasing affordability, focusing on preventive care, and eradicating discriminatory practices to the substantial benefit of women. Time permitting, some of the latest legal, legislative and administrative developments affecting ACA implementation will also be discussed.

Time 1:30pm Free with RSVP-Space is limited
Location Newkirk Alumni Center, Room B
Contact

For more information and RSVP at: http://www.studentaffairs.uci.edu/wei/events.php.



Tuesday,
January 14


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master-to-PhD Bridge Program: A Model for Dramatically increasing Diversity at the PhD Level in Science and Engineering
Description

Dr. Stassun will discuss The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-PhD Bridge Program, a successful model for addressing the current magnitude of underrepresentation of African-Americans, Hispanics, and Native-Americans in science and engineering. The program is the top producer of African American master’s degrees in physics, and is the top producer of minority PhDs in astronomy, materials science, and physics. The main features of the program include: (1) discarding the GRE in favor of indicators that are not biased against women and minorities, (2) partnering with a minority-serving institution for student training through collaborative research, and (3) using the master’s degree as a deliberate stepping stone to the PhD. He will show how misuse of the GRE may explain the ongoing underrepresentation of minorities in PhD programs, and will describe alternate methods to identify talented individuals most likely to succeed. Lastly, he will describe his mentoring model which may be utilized to enhance the success of all PhD students.

Time 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location

Graduate Resource Center (GRC); Gateway Study Center 3100

Contact

Please RSVP at: diversity@rgs.uci.edu.

Questions? Please email Nadia Ortiz at: nortiz@uci.edu.



Monday,
January 20
Sponsor Orange County Food Bank UCI
Title MLK Day of Service
Description

UCI will be assembling boxes with food for the hungry at the OC Food Bank, in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This will help the needs of local communities. Transportation will be provided. This is also an opportunity to meet other amazing leaders looking to make change happen. To participate, you must apply. Lunch will be provided upon our return to campus.

Time 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location Orange County Food Bank
Contact

For more information and registration, please visit: http://ccc.uci.edu/mlk/dayofservice/


*You must register as limited space is available.


Wednesday,
January 29
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title UC-HBCU Faculty Forum
Description

The Office of the President is very pleased to announce the 2013-14 Request for Proposals for the UC-HBCU Initiative.  As you may recall, this system-wide initiative is designed to assist UC faculty interested in developing and encouraging efforts to achieve a more inclusive educational environment of excellence.  The goal of the UC-HBCU Initiative is to increase the number of scholars from Historically Black Colleges and Universities enrolling in UC academic doctoral programs. UC faculty grants are available to support HBCU students conducting summer research with UC faculty at a UC campus.  Funds are also available to support departmental efforts to facilitate increased applications from HBCU scholars to UC graduate programs.

Time 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center
Contact

For more information and reservation, please visit: http://advance.uci.edu/UC-HBCU.html

Please RSVP to Jesse Cardona (cardonj1@uci.edu) by Friday, January 24, 2014.



Wednesday,
January 29
Sponsor UCI Student Affairs
Title New Narratives: Conversations on Identities & Culture
Description

Playwright Jeff Stetson, internationally known for works on stage (The Meeting and Fraternity), screen (For the Love of Liberty) and in print (Blood on the Leaves), comes to UC Irvine to share his candid insights on the media, and social activism in writing to shape culture and identities.

Time 5:00 - 6:30 pm
Location Newkirk Alumni Center, Conference Room A (Mesa Rd. & University Dr.)
Contact

For more information and reservation, please visit: http://studentaffairs.uci.edu/newnarratives/events.php#stetson



Thursday,
January 30
Sponsor UCI Cross-Cultural Center
Title Cross Cultural Center's 31st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium - Dr. Joseph L. White Lecture.
Description

Michael Eric Dyson, public intellectual and best-selling author, to speak for the Dr. Joseph L. White Keynote Lecture as a part of the CCC's 31st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium.

Time 7:00 pm
Location Pacific Ballroom, UCI Student Center
Contact

For more information please visit: http://ccc.uci.edu/mlk/speakers/.

Phone: (949) 824-7215

Tickets will be available beginning Wednesday, January 8th at the CCC! First come, first served. This lecture is open to the public.


December 2013


Tuesday,
December 3
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title UCI ADVANCE Program Advising Committee (APAC)
Time 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location 107 Aldrich Hall

November 2013


Thursday,
November 7
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title Putting Together Your Personnel File
Time 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location Humanities Gateway 1030


Tuesday,
November 12
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title UCI ADVANCE Program Advising Committee (APAC)
Time 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location 107 Aldrich Hall


Tuesday,
November 19
Sponsor UCI Student Affairs
Title Women's Empowerment Initiative featuring Jean Houston
Description

Jean Houston speaks about why one of the most important things to have ever happened in the last 5,000 years is the rise of women to full partnership with men in the domain of human affairs. This partnership between men and women results in an opportunity to re-think the ways in which we interact with one another.

Time 7:00 pm
Location Student Center Crystal Cove
Contact

For more information and reservation, please visit http://studentaffairs.uci.edu/wei/index.php



Friday,
November 22


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Sponsor UCI Counseling Center
Title Survivors of Suicide ~ You Are Not Alone
Description

Undergrad and graduate students, faculty, staff, and friends of the UCI Community who have been impacted by suicide are invited to join together for an evening of healing and remembrance.

Time 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location Student Center Terrance
Contact

Any questions, please contact Dr. Negar Shekarabi at nshekara@uci.edu or call (949)-824-6457

For more information visit: http://sites.uci.edu/survivorsofsuicide2013/



Monday,
November 25
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title Equity Advisor/DECADE Mentor Fall meeting
Time 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location Humanities Gateway Room 1010

October 2013


Wednesday,
October 2


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Sponsor UCI Community and Government Relations
Title Trends in Interdisciplinary Environmental
Description

Dr. Peter Saundry, Executive Director for the NCSE will discuss contemporary trends in interdisciplinary environmental and sustainability baccalaureate and graduate academic issues.

Time 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location Social Ecology I (Room 112)
Contact For more information contact: Richard Matthew


Thursday,
October 3


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program and Graduate Division
Title UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Workshop
Description

For Equity Advisors, faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students.

Time 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location Graduate Resource Center (3100 Gateway Study Center)
Contact RSVP to: djankows@uci.edu


Monday,
October 7
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title UCI ADVANCE Program Advising Committee (APAC)
Time 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location 338 Aldrich Hall


Monday,
October 21
Sponsor Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) & UCI Women's Enpowerment Initiative
Title Proposal Writing Workshop
Description

This workshop is to help guide students through the process of wiriting a research proposal.

Time 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location Calit2 Building, Auditorium
Contact For more information, contact UROP Office:
Student Services II, Suites 2300;
Phone: (949) 824-4189
Email: urop@uci.edu


Wednesday,
October 23


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Sponsor Academic & Professional Women (A&PW)
Title Lunch and Learn - Mentoring Series
Description

Join A&PW in this first of a new seminar series focussed on mentoring, where you will learn about what mentoring is and what it's not, the benefits that mentoring offers to mentors and mentees, what to look for in a mentor, and which mentoring relations succeed.

Time 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location 130 Multipurpose Academic & Administrative Building (MPAA)
Contact RSVP at https://eee.uci.edu/signupsheet/apwmentors


Friday,
October 25


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE PAID Program and UC San Deigo
Title UC ADVANCE PAID Roundtable
Description

UC faculty and academic administrators, who play key roles in recruitment and retention of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) faculty, will present research and practice related to diversity in hiring and in academic review.    

Time 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location UC San Diego
Contact

For additional information, contact Linda Peterson at linda.peterson@ucop.edu or call (510)-987-9082


September 2013


Friday,
September 6


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Sponsor Graduate Resource Center
Title Postdoctoral Scholar Opportunities in the Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Description

Dr. Daniel McKenna will give an overview about Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), touching on its origins in the Manhatten Project but focusing on its present day roles in clean energy and global security.

Dr.McKenna will describe the opportunities that ORNL presents to work on some of the most important and challenging problems; provide some tips on useful preparation when applying to a national laboratory; outline how to apply for postdoctoral appointments, distinguished fellowships, and other laboratory-supported internships and research experiences; and make a few remarks about living in the Oak Ridge/Greater Knoxville area.

Time 12:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC) – 3100 Gateway Study Center
Contact

RSVP with Graduate Resource Center (GRC) by email, dgrc@uci.edu, or phone 949-824-3849.



Tuesday,
September 17


Sponsor Academic Personnel
Title Academic Personnel Fall Kick-Off
Description

A meeting to address the Academic Personnel Review Process.

Time 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Location University Club
Contact

RSVP: More details to follow.



Thursday,
September 19


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title ADVANCE Institute for Equity & Diversity
Description

The purpose of the Institute is to build and sustain an inclusive culture for faculty and graduate students.

Target audience: faculty, senior administrators, staff, and student leaders.

Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location 1030 Humanities Gateway
Contact RSVP to: djankows@uci.edu by Wednesday, August 28


Thursday,
September 19


Sponsor NSF in collaboration with the UCI ADVANCE program
Title Imposter Syndrome
Description

Dr. Valerie Young will present a seminar entitled "How to Feel as Bright and Capable as Everyone Thinks You Are." This seminar is a great opportunity to learn more about the Impostor syndrome and constructive steps to help yourself or someone you know interrupt the cycle of self-doubt.

Faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students are welcome.

Time 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Location Parkview Classroom Building (PCB) 1100
Contact To RSVP, Click HERE


May 2013


Friday,
May 3


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Sponsor UC Center for New Racial Studies
Title Race-Making, Race-Neutrality, and Race-Consciousness
Description

The UC Center for New Racial Studies will host is annual research conference for the 2012-2013 grant cycle, featuring work on "Race-Making, Race-Neutrality, and Race-Consciousness," at UCIrvine on Friday, May 3, 2013.

Through this conference, grant recipients will have the opportunity to share their research with colleagues across the UC System.

The keynote speaker, John A. Powell, is Professor of Law, Professor of African American Studies and Ethnic Studies, Robert D. Haas Chancellor's Chair in Equity and Inclusion, and Director of the Haas Diversity Research Center at UC Berkeley.

For more details, visit www.uccnrs.ucsb.edu. Registration is free.

A reception will follow the event.

Time 10:00am - 3:00pm
Location UC Irvine Student Center
Contact For more details, visit www.uccnrs.ucsb.edu.


Friday,
May 3
Sponsor Cross Cultural Center
Title Panel Discussion about Gender Stereotypes in the Media
Description

All students, faculty, and staff are invited to a free lunchtime event on Friday, May 3, 2013 from 12:00-2:00 pm at the Cross Cultural Center Ring Room.  Get a free lunch and participate in a discussion about gender stereotypes in the media, how these images impact men and women, and what we can do to create change. This will be an interactive discussion with panelists including:

*Jackie Gomez-Whiteley - First Female Chief of Police, Cypress, CA

*Dr. Arlene Keizer - Associate Professor, English & African American Studies

*Marcelle Holmes - Assistant Vice Chancellor, Wellness, Health and Counseling Services

*Mike Knox - Interim Director, New Student Programs, Student Life & Leadership

*Zahabiyah Khorakiwala - UCI CARE - Violence Prevention Coordinator

Time 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location Cross Cultural Center Ring Room
Contact This event is free and open to the public.  Please e-mail Zahra Ahmed, ahmedz@uci.edu, if you would like to attend.


Wednesday,
May 8
Sponsor Gender Education
Title Movie Screening - Miss Representation
Description Miss Representation explores how mainstream media contributes to the underrepresentation of women in influential positions in America and challenges the media's limiting and often disparaging portrayal of women, which make it difficult for the average girl to see herself as powerful. Stories from teenagers and provocative interview with politicians, journalists, activist, and academics like Condoleezza Rice, Nancy Pelosi, & Katie Couric, Rachel Maddow, Lisa Ling, Rosario Dawson and Gloria Steinem reveal startling facts and statistics that will leave you with a whole new perspective.
Time Begins at 6:00 pm
Location Cross Cultural Center: Dr. White Room


Wednesday,
May 8
Sponsor Latino Medical Student Association
Title Girl Rising Screening
Description

Girl Rising is a documentary that raises awareness and advocates for women' education around the world. Don't miss the opportunity to meet 9 courageous young girls, that despite the odds, have not stopped to fight for the right to an education.

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJsvklXhYaE

Time Beginning at 6:30pm
Location Nelson Auditorium - UCI School of Medicine
Contact To reserve a seat, go to http://girlrisinguci.eventbrite.com/#
and use this password "educationforwomenuci" to access the event.


Wednesday,
May 8
Sponsor ASUCI, Delta Lambda Phi, LGBT Resource Center, Irvine Queers
Title ASUCI Speaker Series: Zach Wahls on Same-sex Marriage
Description

Mr. Zach Wahls, LGBT advocate for same-sex marriage and co-founder of Scouts for Equality

Zach Wahls, the son of two lesbian mothers, gave a testimony in defense of the same-sex marriage to the Iowa Judiciary Committee on January 2011. Weeks later, his testimony resurfaced on YouTube and went viral. Since then, Wahls has been actively speaking and advocating for family and families like his own all over the country. Zach share an important narrative that has-- until this time-- gone untold, offering a fresh, bold perspective to the contentious debate over same-sex marriage.

Like any family's story, his is one of highs and lows, laughs and tribulations. You'll laugh, you may even cringe, and no matter what your thoughts are on same-sex marriage in our country, you'll walk away with a new perspective and something to think about. Click here to hear his original testimony. The event is completely free and open to all. Space is limited so please be sure to arrive early.

Time 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Location Pacific Ballroom D


Tuesday,
May 14

Sponsor UC Irvine Academic Personnel
Title Information Session - Academic Personnel Review Process
Description The purpose of the workshop is to explain the various stages of the academic personnel review process, the documentation required, and the roles and responsibilities of all levels of review (e.g., the faculty member, Department, Department Chair, Dean, Council on Academic Personnel, Ad Hoc Review Committee, the Vice Provost, the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor , and the Chancellor). Members of the Council on Academic Personnel will also be present, and there will be time for questions and answers.

This workshop is intended for Assistant Professors, Assistant Professors of Clinical, Assistant Professors in Residence, Acting Professors of Law, and Lecturers with Potential for Security of Employment. Faculty who will be undergoing review for mid-career appraisals or promotion during the 2013-2014 academic review cycle, are especially encouraged to attend.

Continental breakfast provided. Session will begin promptly at 7:45am.
Time 7:30am - 9:00 am
Location University Club
Contact To confirm your attendance, you must RSVP by Wednesday May 8 by visiting www.ap.uci.edu/events/index.asp. On the left side of the website, select "Click here to RSVP."


Thursday,
May 16


Click HERE to view the event flyer & interest form.

Sponsor Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity
UCIrvine ADVANCE Program
Title Promoting Diversity throughout the Academic Career
Description Mary C. Gilly is Professor of Marketing at the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine. Professor Gilly has served on a number of key Academic Senate Committees, including Graduate Council (Chair), Council on Academic Personnel (Chair) and is currently Chair of the IRvine Division of the Academic Senate.

Whether you are a graduate student interested in an academic career, a junior faculty member facing tenure or a mid-career faculty member looking to advance, you are welcome to join us for this conversation with Professor Gilly. She will lead a discussion on promoting diversity at UCI, drawing on her experience mentoring underrepresented students, and her activities in the Academic Senate related to graduate student and academic personnel review.
Time 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location Humanities Gateway, Room 1010
Contact This event is free and open to the campus community. Please call (949) 824-5994 or email rfaraj@uci.edu for more information.

To learn more about OEOD, go to www.oeod.uci.edu.


Wednesday,
May 29


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program and Graduate Division
Title UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Workshop
Description

For Equity Advisors, faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students.

Applications will be available here, and will be due November 1, 2013.

Time 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location Graduate Resource Center: Room C114 in the UCI Student Center (Level 1, next to NACS computer lab)
Contact

RSVP: leefy@uci.edu by Monday, May 27.



April 2013


Thursday,
April 11
Sponsor UCI Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity
Title Title IX Workshop
Description In 1972, then President Richard Nixon signed a law that had one simple goal: to end sex discrimination in schools that receive federal money. This law opened the doors for more women to attend college, graduate and professional schools and to have and play college sports on a leveled field with men. Over the years, the law has been challenged, schools have been sanctioned, and legislators and the schools have tried to skirt around compliance. However, Title IX has prevailed.

Some of the results:
  • Women athletes:
    1972: 300,000 women
    2012: Over 3 million women

  • Law school students:
    1972: 85,554 men and 1,653 women
    2011: 76,737 men and 68,502 women

Come and learn about Title IX and how this law has changed the face of American women.
Time Begins at 12:00 pm
Location Cross Cultural Center: Dr. White Room


Sunday,
April 14
Sponsor Intel, Kareo, Google, UCI Career Center
Title init(together)
Description

init(together) is a Southern California conference for women who are studying computer science or beginning computing careers in industry and academia.

The conference will feature a series of panel discussions and hands-on workshops for women seeking to develop their skills in computing. We are launching our mentorship program to connect female computing students and women entering industry with faculty and industry professionals in Southern California. Our Career Expo will feature a variety of companies and programs in Southern California - bringing industry directly to attendees.

Women seeking to begin their careers will be given numerous opportunities to network and interact directly with companies and organizations. Young women in high school or beginning college will be immersed tech culture with their peers to inspire them to pursue computing. All attendees will be given the tools to collaborate with their peers and to independently start their own technical endeavors. Registration opens February 14th.

For more information, visit http://init-together.com/.
Time Begins at 8:00 am
Location Pacific Ballroom, UCI Student Center
Contact To inquire about mentorship opportunities, sponsorship opportunities, the Career Expo, or more information, please email init.together.conf@gmail.com.


Tuesday,
April 16


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Sponsor UCI CARE Office/Violence Intervention & Prevention (VIP) Program
Title Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Description Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is a philanthropic event to spread awareness about the high frequency of sexual violence. Our goal is to help people understand that this is not just a women’s issue. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is open to anyone who is committed to supporting survivors of these crimes and to join us in the effort to help raise awareness about sexual violence prevention. Men who are interested in participating will be responsible for purchasing their own pair of heels. Please note that this event is open for anyone to walk alongside and show their support.

The march will take place across campus, through the student center, over the bridge to the University Town Center, and loop back around to campus.
Time Begins at 12:00 pm
Location Begins at Student Center Stage
Contact Dillon van den Berg email or (408) 840-1502
Vijee Piwdee email or (562) 481-7657


Monday,
April 29


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Sponsor UC Irvine Drama Department
FiPSE Grant #P116B100335
UC Irvine Graduate Division/ DECADE Program
UC IrvineADVANCE Program
Title Diversityville
Description Dramatic Transformations presents...Diversityville

Transforming the UCI graduate community through the power of DRAMA!

Diversityville is a short docu-comedy based on surveys and interviews of UCI graduate students. You'll laugh, you'll cringe, and you'll understand what diversity really means in the UCI graduate community. This is YOUR story!

A post-show panel involving graduate students and faculty will follow each performance. A reception will also follow after each event.
Time Begins at 5:00 pm
Location Winifred Smith Hall in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts
Contact For more information please visit the Dramatic Transformations blog.

FREE with RSVP, Please visit http://goo.gl/3pOiV to RSVP


Tuesday,
April 30


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Sponsor UC Irvine Drama Department
FiPSE Grant #P116B100335
UC Irvine Graduate Division/ DECADE Program
UC IrvineADVANCE Program
Title Diversityville
Description Dramatic Transformations presents...Diversityville

Transforming the UCI graduate community through the power of DRAMA!

Diversityville is a short docu-comedy based on surveys and interviews of UCI graduate students. You'll laugh, you'll cringe, and you'll understand what diversity really means in the UCI graduate community. This is YOUR story!

A post-show panel involving graduate students and faculty will follow each performance. A reception will also follow after each event.
Time Begins at 4:00 pm
Location Winifred Smith Hall in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts
Contact For more information please visit the Dramatic Transformations blog.

FREE with RSVP, Please visit http://goo.gl/3pOiV to RSVP


March 2013


Tuesday,
March 5


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Sponsor School of Education and UCI Graduate Division/DECADE Program
Title DECADE Diversity Speaker Series: Using Practitioner-Driven Inquiry and Action Research to Translate Data to Practice
Description

Professor Bensimon will discuss the Center for Urban Education’s implementation and study of research-practice partnerships that are focused on the attainment of racial equity higher education access, retention, completion, and participation in high impact practices.

Time 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Location White Room in Cross Cultural Center
Contact

Please contact gseinfo@uci.edu for any questions.



Tuesday,
March 5


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Sponsor School of Education and UCI Graduate Division/DECADE Program
Title Strategies for Attaining Equity in Higher Education
Description

In this one hour workshop, Dr. Bensimon will present the Equity Scorecard™, a process and data tool intended to initiate institutional change that can lead to equitable outcomes for students of color. Dr. Bensimon will present a case study and engage participants in a discussion about how institutional leaders and stakeholders can develop interventions and policy changes to address outcome gaps among underrepresented minority graduate students.

Time 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center
Student Center, Room C114 (next to the computer lab)
Contact

Please RSVP to Michelle Lee at michelle.lee@uci.edu by Monday, March 4, 2013.



Wednesday,
March 6


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Sponsor School of Social Ecology and UCI Graduate Division/DECADE Program
Title DECADE Diversity Speaker Series: "Navigating Academia"
Description

Please join us for a panel discussion on how students and faculty from diverse backgrounds can successfully navigate a career in academia. We hope to facilitate a conversation about creative solutions to challenges diverse academics face and about how we can improve the academic climate for those from diverse backgrounds. Food will be provided.

Time 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location 1517 Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway (SBSG)
Contact

Please contact gseinfo@uci.edu for any questions.



Thursday,
March 7

 

Sponsor UCI Counseling Center
Title Peace of Mind Workshop Series for Undergraduate Students
Description

This 6-week series semi-structured workshop will focus on ways to regulate emotions, cognitions, and develop present-moment awareness. Each session will focus on helpful skills: mindfulness, breathing relaxation, sensory appreciation, and non-judgmental acceptance.

Time 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location UCI Counseling Center
Contact

Please contact Amy La or Gurminder Sandhu with any questions.



Thursday,
March 7

 

Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title Safe Zone Training
Description Safe Zone is a program that trains individuals to identify as Allies that are informed, supportive, and affirming of the LGBTQA community at UC Irvine.  Safe Zone, which is a signature program of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Recourse Center, is designed to create a more welcoming campus climate for LGBTQ and Ally faculty, staff, and students.  The program fosters a community network that embraces sexual and gender diversity.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about our campus community while promoting inclusion.  Lunch will be provided.

This is the first of four training modules. The dates of the other modules are: February 21, February 28, and March 14.

Time 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location 304 Aldrich Hall
Contact

Please RSVP to Dina Jankowski at djankows@uci.edu.



Thursday,
March 7


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Sponsor UCI Graduate Division & AAUW
Title $tart $mart: Special training
Description

$tart $mart is an interactive workshop designed to give women the confidence and skills they need to earn fair compensation. This workshop provides benchmarks for salary and benefits, offers salary negotiation skill-building exercises, and teaches participants how to develop a personal budget to determine salary needs.

Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (C114 Student Center)
Contact

Register for these events by contacting the Graduate Resource Center (GRC):

Phone: 949-824-3849
Email: GRC@uci.edu

See the Graduate Division event webpage for more information.



Friday,
March 8

 

Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title Building Your Brand: Unleashing the Power of Your Passions
Description

To compete in the today’s demanding job market, candidates must demonstrate more than their scholarly accomplishments. Individual strengths and personal interests create networking opportunities to help stand out from other candidates. This will be an interactive workshop. Light refreshments will be served.

This interactive workshop encourages creative, out-of-the-box thinking to develop a Renaissance view of reality to assist participants with negotiating life’s challenges.   

W. Scott Griffiths has been building companies and successful brands for more than twenty years. He has directed branding and marketing for many Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurial companies. With degrees from Chapman University, Art Center College of Design and UCLA, Scott embodies many of the qualities of the “Renaissance man” he writes about in the new book he has co-authored with writer, Eric Elfman, “Beyond Genius: The 12 Essential Traits of Today’s Renaissance Man.” Scott is the author of three other books, two of which were best sellers, and assists many organizations, both for profit and nonprofit, with design, branding and marketing.

Dale Griffiths Stamos, twin sister to Scott, holds a master’s degree in Romance Languages and Linguistics from UCLA.  She is an award-winning playwright, with productions in the U.S. and abroad. She is also a songwriter, screenwriter, and producer; and speaks several languages.   She is currently co-writing with Scott the follow-up to “Beyond Genius,” about the emerging concept of the “Renaissance Woman” in modern life. “Out of the Shadow: Unleashing the Power of the Modern Renaissance Woman” will explore the extent to which multi-talented women both exhibit the traits of Renaissance men and how these traits play out differently in females, particularly those females who choose to include mothering as a vital aspect of work and life.

Time 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (C114 Student Center)
Contact

Register for these events by contacting the Graduate Resource Center (GRC):

Phone: 949-824-3849
Email: GRC@uci.edu

See the Graduate Division event webpage for more information.



Thursday,
March 14
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title UCI ADVANCE Program Advising Committee (APAC)
Time 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location 107 Aldrich Hall


Thursday,
March 14

 

Sponsor UCI Counseling Center
Title Peace of Mind Workshop Series for Undergraduate Students
Description

This 6-week series semi-structured workshop will focus on ways to regulate emotions, cognitions, and develop present-moment awareness. Each session will focus on helpful skills: mindfulness, breathing relaxation, sensory appreciation, and non-judgmental acceptance.

Time 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location UCI Counseling Center
Contact

Please contact Amy La or Gurminder Sandhu with any questions.



Thursday,
March 14

 

Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title Safe Zone Training
Description Safe Zone is a program that trains individuals to identify as Allies that are informed, supportive, and affirming of the LGBTQA community at UC Irvine.  Safe Zone, which is a signature program of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Recourse Center, is designed to create a more welcoming campus climate for LGBTQ and Ally faculty, staff, and students.  The program fosters a community network that embraces sexual and gender diversity.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about our campus community while promoting inclusion.  Lunch will be provided.

This is the first of four training modules. The dates of the other modules are: February 21, February 28, and March 7.

Time 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location 304 Aldrich Hall
Contact

Please RSVP to Dina Jankowski at djankows@uci.edu.



Thursday,
March 15


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Sponsor UCI Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity
Cross Cultural Center, UCI ADVANCE Program, Korean American Scientists and Engineers Association, Mexican American Engineerings and Scientists and National Society of Black Engineerings
Title Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity's Campus Conversations Series: The State of Faculty and Student Diversity at Engineering Schools
Description

A Presentation and Conversation with Gregory Washington, Dean of The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Gregory Washington is the Dean of The Henry Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine. Professor Washington has been involved in multidomain research for the last 20 years and is internationally known for his research on ultra-lightweight structurally active antenna systems and other structures that involve the use of "smart materials." Professor Washginton has served on several advisory boards to include the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board and the National Science Foundation Engineering Advisory Board. In Fall 2012 Professor Washington presented on the double bind in engineering and computer science fields at the UC ADVANCE PAID roundtable, reviewing research and data on the ways in which race and gender play into recruitment and retention of Engineering and Computer Science faculty and students.

Time 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location The Harut Barsamian Colloquia Room, Engineering Hall 2430
Contact

This event is free and open to the community. If you have questions or need further information, please call (949) 824-5594 or email rfaraj@uci.edu. To learn more about OEOD, go to http://oeod.uci.edu


February 2013


Tuesday,
February 5
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title UCI ADVANCE Program Advising Committee (APAC)
Time 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location 107 Aldrich Hall


Thursday,
February 7


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title Institutional Transformation Speakers Series: Making Progress Towards Gender Equity
Description Maria Klawe
President, Harvey Mudd College

This talk describes the adventures, mishaps and insights of a female scientist and engineer who wanted to make the culture of science and engineering welcoming to everyone with passion and ability, from poets and football players to women and under-represented minorities.

The first 30 guests will receive a free "This is What a Scientist Looks Like" T-Shirt.

Time 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location 6011 Donald Bren Hall
Contact

Please RSVP to Samantha Anderson–Mekhail by Monday, February 4.



Thursday,
February 21

 

Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title Safe Zone Training
Description Safe Zone is a program that trains individuals to identify as Allies that are informed, supportive, and affirming of the LGBTQA community at UC Irvine.  Safe Zone, which is a signature program of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Recourse Center, is designed to create a more welcoming campus climate for LGBTQ and Ally faculty, staff, and students.  The program fosters a community network that embraces sexual and gender diversity.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about our campus community while promoting inclusion.  Lunch will be provided.

This is the first of four training modules. The dates of the other modules are: February 28, March 7 and 14.

Time 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location 304 Aldrich Hall
Contact

Please RSVP to Dina Jankowski at djankows@uci.edu.



Thursday,
February 21

 

Sponsor UCI Counseling Center
Title Peace of Mind Workshop Series for Undergraduate Students
Description

This 6-week series semi-structured workshop will focus on ways to regulate emotions, cognitions, and develop present-moment awareness. Each session will focus on helpful skills: mindfulness, breathing relaxation, sensory appreciation, and non-judgmental acceptance.

Time 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location UCI Counseling Center
Contact

Please contact Amy La or Gurminder Sandhu with any questions.



Wednesday,
February 27

 

Sponsor UCI Graduate Division/UC-HBCU Program
Title Teaching and Research in Political Science at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Description Bryon D'Andra Orey, Professor
Jackson State University

Byron D’Andra Orey earned a B.S. degree from Mississippi Valley State University, and M.A. degrees from the University of Mississippi and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His Ph.D. in political science is from the University of New Orleans. He has taught at the University of Mississippi, the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and currently teaches at Jackson State University where he is a Full Professor and the former Chairman of the Political Science Department. He has conducted lectures at St. Anne’s College at Oxford University in Oxford, England, Winneba University in Ghana, Africa, Yale University, Emory University, Williams College, and Spelman College. Additionally, he is the recipient of several fellowships at major research universities including the University of Michigan, Duke University, Virginia Tech and Georgetown. He has published over thirty scholarly articles and book chapters, presented manuscripts at over 100 conferences and is currently working on two book-length manuscripts. Professor Orey was named a national Teacher of the Year in 2008 and Mentor of the Year in 2011 by the National Conference of Black Political Scientists.

A light lunch is available.

Time 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway 1517
Contact

Please RSVP to Gillian Cummings at gillian.cummings@uci.edu by Tuesday, February 19.



Thursday,
February 28

 

Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title Safe Zone Training
Description Safe Zone is a program that trains individuals to identify as Allies that are informed, supportive, and affirming of the LGBTQA community at UC Irvine.  Safe Zone, which is a signature program of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Recourse Center, is designed to create a more welcoming campus climate for LGBTQ and Ally faculty, staff, and students.  The program fosters a community network that embraces sexual and gender diversity.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about our campus community while promoting inclusion.  Lunch will be provided.

This is the second of four training modules. The dates of the other modules are: February 21, March 7 and 14.

Time 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location 304 Aldrich Hall
Contact

Please RSVP to Dina Jankowski at djankows@uci.edu.



Thursday,
February 28


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Sponsor UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Dept. of Dance
UCI Graduate Division/DECADE Program
Title Contemporary Latin Dance Theatre Symposium with CONTRA-TIEMPO, Urban latin Dance Theater
Description A lecture-demonstration of a salsa, hip-hop, Afro-Cuban, and contemporary dance fusion with activist text. Featuring CONTRA-TIEMPO, an L.A.-based activist dance-theatre company dedicated to transforming the world through dance; the company builds community, facilitates dialogue, and moves young people to imagine what is possible in the world.
Time 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Location Winifred Smith Hall (Building #710)


Thursday,
February 28

 

Sponsor UCI Counseling Center
Title Peace of Mind Workshop Series for Undergraduate Students
Description

This 6-week series semi-structured workshop will focus on ways to regulate emotions, cognitions, and develop present-moment awareness. Each session will focus on helpful skills: mindfulness, breathing relaxation, sensory appreciation, and non-judgmental acceptance.

Time 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location UCI Counseling Center
Contact

Please contact Amy La or Gurminder Sandhu with any questions.



January 2013


Tuesday,
January 8
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title UCI ADVANCE Program Advising Committee (APAC)
Time 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location 107 Aldrich Hall


Friday,
January 11


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title UC HBCU Initiative Faculty Forum
Time 1:00-2:30 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center
Contact

Please RSVP to Samantha Anderson–Mekhail at sanders2@uci.edu by Wednesday, January 9.



Thursday,
January 17
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title DECADE/ADVANCE Equity Advisory Winter Quarter Meeting
Time 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location 1030 Humanities Gateway

December 2012


Monday,
December 3
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title UCI ADVANCE Program Advising Committee (APAC)
Time 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location 107 Aldrich Hall


Tuesday,
December 6


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Sponsor Graduate Division & UCI ADVANCE Program
Title DECADE Winter Celebration
Description This is an event to facilitate networking among DECADE graduate students and faculty; celebrate accomplishments of DECADE doctoral students and discover ways to be involved with the DECADE Program.

Lunch will be provided.
Time 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center
Contact

Please RSVP to Samantha Anderson–Mekhail by Monday, December 3.



Novemeber2012


Thursday,
November 1

Sponsor The UCI ADVANCE Program and The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
Title Disruptive Demographics in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Fields
Time 1:30pm - 7:00 pm
Location UCI, CalIT2 Auditorium
Contact

If you are interested in attending this event, please email HSSoE Graduate Student Affairs Office at gradengr@uci.edu with you name, email address, Department/School, and meal type (vegetarian, vegan, no-restrictions) if you plan to join us for dinner.



Thursday, November 8

Sponsor UCI Graduate Division & AAUW
Title $tart $mart - Special Training
Description

$tart $mart is an interactive workshop designed to give college women the confidence and skills they need to earn fair compensation.

Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (C114 Student Center)
Contact

Contact the Graduate Resource Center (GRC) to register for this event:

 Email      GRC@uci.edu

 Phone     949-824-3849



October 2012


Thursday,
October 4


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program and Graduate Division
Title UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Workshop
Description

For Equity Advisors, faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students.

Applications will be available here on September 1, 2012, and will be due November 1, 2012.

Time 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Location Graduate Resource Center: Room C114 in the UCI Student Center (Level 1, next to NACS computer lab)
Contact

RSVP: leefy@uci.edu by Tuesday, Oct. 2st.



Thursday, Oct. 11 through
Sunday, Oct. 14

Sponsor SACNAS
Title 2012 SACNAS National Conference "Science, Technology, and Diversity for a Healthy World"
Description

Join over 3,500 attendees for four days of scientific research presentations, professional development, networking, exhibits, culture, and community. One of the largest annual gatherings of minority scientists in the country, the interdisciplinary, inclusive, and interactive SACNAS National Conference motivates and inspires.

For more information, visit the event page.

Preconference registration closes September 12.

Time October 11th, 2012 7:00 AM through October 14th, 2012 12:00 PM
Location 800 Convention Place
Washington State Convention & Trade Center
Seattle, WA 98101-2350
Contact

Phone: 877-722-6271
Email: info@sacnas.org



Wednesday, October 17

Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title Building Capacity for Institutional Transformation in the Twenty-First Century: Women of Color in STEM and SBS Fields
Description

UC ADVANCE Roundtable

Click here to view the event page.

Time 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location UCI Student Center, Doheny Beach AB
Contact

Please RSVP to Dina Jankowski, ADVANCE Program Coordinator.



Thurs. Oct. 25 through
Sunday, Oct. 28

Sponsor The Compact for Faculty Diversity
Title The Institute on Teaching and Mentoring
Description

Now in its 17th year, the Institute gives the issue of faculty diversity a national focus and provides minority scholars with the strategies necessary to survive the rigors of graduate school, earn the doctoral degree and succeed as a member of the professoriate.

The purpose of the Institute is to provide scholars with the skills necessary to succeed in graduate study and to prepare them for success as faculty members at colleges and universities. In addition, the Institute provides scholars and their faculty mentors with opportunities to share knowledge about research and academia, to meet other scholars and faculty from throughout the country, and to link to a larger community of scholars and faculty in various academic fields.

Time October 25 - 28
Location Marriot Waterside in Tampa, Florida
Contact

Email: instituteinfo@sreb.org
Phone: (404) 875-9211
Fax: (404) 872-1477



Tuesday,
October 30

Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program & Graduate Division
Title DECADE Mentor/Equity Advisor Meeting
Description

DECADE/Equity Advisor Fall Quarter Meeting

Time 9:00 - 10:30 am
Location 1030 Humanities Gateway
Contact

Please RSVP to Carlos Santana at carlos.santanta@uci.edu


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September 2012


Wednesday,
September 19


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Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title UCI Institute for Equity and Diversity
Description

The purpose of the Institute is to build and sustain an inclusive culture for faculty and graduate students.

Time 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location Humanities Gateway 1030
Contact

Please RSVP to Dina Jankowski, ADVANCE Program Coordinator.


June 2012


Friday,
June 1


Click HERE to view the event flyer.

Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title Institutional Transformation Speakers Series: Making Progress Towards Gender Equity
Description

Women in the United States are underrepresented in tenure-track faculty positions. Professor Stepan-Norris’ study examines one intervention (which belongs to a larger set of interventions) designed to improve gender equity and possible mechanisms involved in change in gender equity among tenure-track university professors. The focus of the study is on the UCI ADVANCE intervention program while holding important organizational demographics constant. Using the University of California, Irvine (UCI) as a case study, findings show that UCI improved its rate of hiring women faculty members during the years it ran the ADVANCE program, compared to prior years and compared to other UC campuses. Equity Advisors were identified as important in improving women’s representation among faculty at UCI.

Time 1:30 pm to 3:00 am
Location Student Center, Doheny Beach CD
Contact

To RSVP, please email Samantha Anderson–Mekhail by May 28.


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May 2012


Thursday,
May 17


Click HERE to view the event flyer.

Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program and Graduate Division
Title UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Workshop
Description

For Equity Advisors, faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students.

Applications will be available here on September 1, 2012, and will be due November 1, 2012.

Time 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Location Graduate Resource Center: Room C114 in the UCI Student Center (Level 1, next to NACS computer lab)
Contact

RSVP: djankows@uci.edu by Monday, May 14.



Wednesday,
May 30


Click HERE to view the event flyer.

Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title Diversity, Equity and the Courts: Measuring Success with Moving Metrics
Description

Professor Marta Tienda, Princeton University will address reasons that make the 2013 Fish V. Texas U.S. Supreme Court case highly consequential for the future of higher education, and the implications of this legal development by asking what must be equal for opportunity to be equal and what constitutes success in campus diversity when the baseline changes rapidly.

Session Goals:

  • Create awareness of pending federal court decisions with implications on diversity in higher education.
  • Identify best practices for evaluating success of campus diversity in a changing climate.
Time 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location UCI Student Center - Pacific Ballroom AB
Contact

Please RSVP at carlos.santana@uci.edu.



Wednesday,
May 30

Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program & UCI Graduate Division
Title Promoting Equal Opportunity and Success in Graduate Diversity
Description

Panel Workshop/Discussion

Panelists:

  • Dr. Marta Tienda, Demographic Studies, Princeton University
  • Dr. Thad Domina, Education, UC Irvine
  • Dr. Frank Bean, Sociology, UC Irvine
  • Kelly Ward, DECADE Student Council member, UC Irvine

Session Goals:

  • Learn strategies for promoting equal opportunity and graduate diversity.
  • Discuss means of promoting an inclusive environment.
Time 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center – Student Center C114
Contact

Please RSVP at carlos.santana@uci.edu.


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April 2012


Thursday,
April 12
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program and UCI LGBT Resource Center
Title Safe Zone Training
Description

Safe Zone is a symbol of the University of California, Irvine ’s commitment to diversity and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community on campus.  Open to any campus affiliate, the program trains individuals to identify as Allies that are informed, supportive, and affirming of the LGBTQA community at UC Irvine. Safe Zone creates a more welcoming campus climate for LGBTQ and Ally faculty, staff, and students.  Sponsored by the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center , the program fosters a community network that embraces sexual and gender diversity. 

See LGBT Resource Center's Safe Zone page for more details.

Time TBD
Location TBD
Contact

Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator



Wednesday,
April 18


Click HERE to view the event flyer.

Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title Perceptions of Diversity at UCI: 2010 DECADE Climate Survey Free Response Analysis
Description

This panel will focus on the themes from the analysis of free responses given during the DECADE Climate Survey. This survey was administered in Fall 2010 and resulted in a rich data set of UCI faculty and graduate students, understanding diversiity, attitudes toward existing and potential diversity-related policies, and assessments of campus climate.

Time 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center - Student Center C114
Contact

For questions, contact Carlos Santana.

To RSVP, email diversity@rgs.uci.edu.



Monday,
April 23

DEADLINE: Faculty Mentor Program (FMP)

Application/Nomination Deadline

Contact

Carlos Santana at Graduate Division, 949-824-0246, carlos.santana@uci.edu



Thursday,
April 26


Click HERE to view the event flyer.
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title Truth Values
Description Created as a response to former Harvard President Lawrence Summers’ now infamous suggestion that women are less represented than men in the sciences because of innate gender differences, De Cari brings to life more than 30 characters in a true-life tale that offers a humorous, scathing, insightful, and ultimately uplifting look at the challenges of being a professional woman in a male-dominated field.

See the theatre event page for more details.
Time 7:00 PM
Location Irvine Barclay Theatre
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator


Saturday,
April 28


Click HERE to view the event flyer.

Sponsor UCI Counseling Center and American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Title Surviving Suicide Loss
Description

The UCI Counseling Center invites all undergrad and graduate students, faculty, staff and friends of our UCI community who have been impacted by suicide to join us for a day of healing and remembrance.

Time 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location Student Center: Balboa Island A & B
Contact

Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator



March 2012


Thursday,
March 1
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program and UCI LGBT Resource Center
Title Safe Zone Training
Description

Safe Zone is a symbol of the University of California, Irvine ’s commitment to diversity and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community on campus.  Open to any campus affiliate, the program trains individuals to identify as Allies that are informed, supportive, and affirming of the LGBTQA community at UC Irvine. Safe Zone creates a more welcoming campus climate for LGBTQ and Ally faculty, staff, and students.  Sponsored by the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center , the program fosters a community network that embraces sexual and gender diversity. 

See LGBT Resource Center's Safe Zone page for more details.

Contact

Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator


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February 2012


Wednesday,
February 1



Click HERE to view the event flyer.
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title Advancing Gender Equity in Science and Engineering: Initiatives and Outcomes of Institutional Transformation
Description

2011-2012 marks the tenth anniversary of the National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE Program. NSF ADVANCE represents an unprecedented initiative to promote gender equity in STEM fields. In October 2001 UCI was selected among the first cohort of recipients of ADVANCE institutional transformation awards and remains the only general campus in the University of California.

The event, which is open to all faculty, students and staff, is a major retrospective on the NSF ADVANCE by Professor Diana Bilimoria (Case Western Reserve University). The title of Dr. Bilmoria’s presentation is ADVANCING Gender Equity in Science and Engineering: Initiatives and Outcomes of Institutional Transformation. Drawing on her 2011 published study, Dr. Bilimoria will assess the outcomes of NSF funded initiatives among the first cohort of recipients of Institutional Transformation awards.

Time 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Location Student Center, Doheny Beach B
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator


Tuesday,
February 7
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title DECADE Faculty Mentor Meeting
Description Meeting for DECADE Faculty Mentors and ADVANCE Equity Advisors
Time 11:30 - 1:00 PM
Location 1030 Humanities Gateway
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator


Tuesday,
February 7
Sponsor Graduate Resource Center (GRC)
Title Funding Workshop: How to Find Funding Opportunities in STEM Fields
Description Identify ways to look for funding in the STEM fields.
Time 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC) - C114 Student Center
Contact

To register for this workshop, please contact the Graduate Resource Center (GRC) via:

949-824-3849 or GRC@uci.edu



Wednesday,
February 15
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT UC-HBCU Initiative Applications
Grant proposals due no later than Noon (Pacific Time)


Thursday
February 16



Click HERE to view the event flyer.
Sponsor Co-sponsored by UCI ADVANCE Program
Title Blackness and Nationality: The Case of Ricardo Batrell and the Cuban Racial Narrative
Description

A presentation by Dr. Mark Sanders, author of A Black Soldier's Story: The Narrative of Ricardo Batrell and the Cuban War of Independence and a Professor of English at Emory University.

Time Beginning at 4:00 PM
Location Humanities Instructional Building (HIB) 135


Tuesday,
February 28
Sponsor Graduate Division
Title Mandatory Advising and Mentoring Workshop
Description

A free workshop on advising and mentoring will be held twice during the early part of the Winter quarter.

This workshop is mandatory for graduate advisors and graduate affairs staff; faculty members also welcome.

Time 3:00 - 4:30 PM
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC) - C114 Student Center
Contact

Ruth Quinnan, Graduate Division
949-824-5879 or rquinnan@uci.edu



Wednesday
February 29



Click HERE to view the event flyer.
Sponsor UCI Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity
Title Campus Conversations Series
Walls that Divide: Out There and In Here
Description

A Presentation and conversation with Professor Scott Bollens, School of Social Ecology.

Professor Scott Bollens will examine diversity and division from two perspectives: (1) as a researcher looking at deeply divided urban areas across the world over the past 17 years; and (2) as a teacher of race and ethnicity courses to undergraduate UCI students of diverse family and ethnic backgrounds.

Time 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Location Cross Cultural Center
Contact

For further information, please call (949) 824-5594 or oeod@uci.edu.  


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January 2012


Monday,
January 9
Sponsor UCI Graduate Division
Title DECADE Student Council
Description The DECADE Student Council consists of current graduate students who are advisory to DECADE leadership, Equity Advisors, and the Graduate Dean’s Diversity Council. They also help plan and organize programming and events for DECADE, including workshops and seminars. Events to be hosted by the committee include a Leadership Retreat held in August, as well as a Fall Welcome. Meetings generally take place on the second Monday of the month in the Graduate Resource Center from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Time 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC) - Student Center C114
Contact Carlos Santana at Graduate Division, 949-824-0246, carlos.santana@uci.edu, or at Graduate Resource Center (GRC) - Student Center C114

For more information, go to the DECADE Student Council event page.


Wednesday,
January 18
Sponsor UCI Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity
Title Diversity in Medicine Lecture
Description Marc Ofstein, M.D., M.P.H, is the Vice Chair for Veterans Affairs at the UCI School of Medicine. He will be presenting on veteran demographics and the Veterans Health Administration as part of the Diversity in Medicine course.

Members of the community are welcome.
Time 5:00 - 6:50 PM
Location Tamkin Hall
Contact For more information about this course, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity at oeod@uci.edu, (949) 824-5594, or 103 MSTB , Irvine, CA 92697-1130.


Thursday,
January 19
Sponsor UCI Cross-Cultural Center
Title The 29th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium 2012

The Dr. Joseph L. White Lecture
Description Former San Francisco Mayor and California Assemblyman Willie Brown will be speaking for the Dr. Joseph White Lecture as a part of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium. He will give a lecture relating to his 40 years of public service and speak, from a civil rights/social justice perspective, on the current state of our nation and California, the economy, and what he believes Dr. King might say during a time that our nation is so divided.
Time Beginning at 6:00 PM
Location Student Center, Crystal Cove Auditorium
Contact For more information, go to http://www.ccc.uci.edu/mlk/speakers.


Tuesday,
January 24
Sponsor UCI Graduate Resource Center
Title Funding Workshop: UCI Funding Opportunities: GDDF & UC Continuing Diversity Fellowships
Description Current graduate students will learn about the continuing student diversity fellowships and the Graduate Dean's Dissertation Fellowship application processes, and tips for success.
Time 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC) - Student Center C114
Contact

Graduate Resource Center (GRC)

949-824-3849, GRC@uci.edu

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November 2011


Wednesday,
November 30



Click HERE to view the event flyer.
Sponsor Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity
Co-sponsors Cross-Cultural Center, Department of Education and UCI ADVANCE Program
Title Access and Retention of Minority Students in Higher Education
Description

A Presentation and Conversation with Thomas Parham, Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs

The event is part of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity's Campus Conversations Series which aims to provide the campus community with opportunities to engage in dialogues about contemporary topics related to equal opportunity and diversity.

Event is free and open to the community. If you have questions or need further information, please call
949-824-5594 or oeod@uci.edu. To learn more about OEOD, please go to: www.oeod.uci.edu.

Time Noon - 1:00 pm
Location Cross-Cultural Center
Contact 949-824-5594 or email oeod@uci.edu


Thursday,
November 10


Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title DECADE Faculty Mentor Orientation
Description The ADVANCE Program will be hosting an orientation for all DECADE faculty mentors. The purpose of this meeting is to provide information and resources that will be of use to you in your role.
Time 9:00 - 10:30 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC)
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator


Friday,
November 4



Click HERE to view the event flyer.
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program and PAID
Title UC Partnership for Faculty Equity and Diversity - Career Mentoring/Advising Conference
Description A conference dedicated to bettering the processes and intiatives taken in career mentoring/advising.
Time 10:00am - 4:30pm
Location UC Irvine
Natural Sciences Building I, Room 1114
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator

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October 2011


Tuesday,
October 25


Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title DECADE Faculty Mentor Orientation
Description The ADVANCE Program will be hosting an orientation for all DECADE faculty mentors. The purpose of this meeting is to provide information and resources that will be of use to you in your role.
Time 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC)
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator


Thursday,
October 6



Click HERE to view the event flyer.
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program and Graduate Division
Title UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Workshop
Description For Equity Advisors, faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students.

Applications will be available here on September 1, 2010, and will be due November 1, 2011.
Time 9:00 - 11:00 am
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC)
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator


September 2011


Tuesday,
September 20



Click HERE to view the event flyer.
Sponsor UCI ADVANCE Program
Title The UCI ADVANCE Institute
Description The purpose of the Institute is to build and sustain an inclusive culture for faculty and graduate students.

Featured presentations include:

Faculty Recruitment & Retention
Douglas M. Haynes, PhD
Director, UCI ADVANCE Program

Graduate Diversity & the DECADE Program
Susan Bibler Coutin, PhD
Associate Dean of Graduate Division

Personal Bias and its Impact on Diversity
Life Theatre, Services
Emmy Award Winner
Co-sponsored by OEOD

Feedback and Feedforward
Lisa Barron, PhD
Paul Merage School of Business
Time 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location Natural Sciences I, Room 1114
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator

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Events Prior to September 2011


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May 2011
Thursday
May 26, 2011
Sponsor

UCI ADVANCE Program

Title UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Workshop
Description

For Equity Advisors, faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students.

Applications will be available here on September 1, 2010, and will be due November 1, 2010.

For more information, visit:
http://ppfp.ucop.edu/info/uc_ppfp.html.

Time 9:00 - 11:00 am
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC)
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator

March 2011
Tuesday
March 1, 2011
Sponsor

UCI ADVANCE Program

Title

Inside the Double Bind: Empirical Research on Women of Color in STEM Fields

 

Dr. Espinosa is the director of policy and strategic initiatives at the Institute for Higher Education Policy. This seminar features findings from an NSF-funded project, jointly sponsored by TERC and the UCLA Civil Rights Project, on the experiences of women of color in STEM fields over the past forty years. Discussion will include:

• Why diversity in STEM is important
• “Why” women of color
• Promising undergraduate practices
• The transition to graduate school
• The early- and mid-career stages
• Implications for federal, state, and institutional policy
RSVP is required.

Time 11:30 - 1:00 pm
Location Humanities Gateway 1010
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator
Tuesday
March 8, 2011
Sponsor

UCI ADVANCE Program

Title

UC/UCI HBCU Faculty Forum Update

 

The University of California, Office of the President has announced the UC-HBCU Initiative, and this forum will provide updates and new information on the initiative.  The UC-HBCU Initiative seeks to increase the number of scholars from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) enrolling in UC academic doctoral programs by investing in UC-HBCU relationships.  UC faculty grants are available to support HBCU students conducting summer research with UC faculty at a UC campus.  Funds are also available to support departmental efforts to facilitate increased applications from HBCU scholars to UC graduate programs.

Time 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Location Cross Cultural Center, Joseph White Room
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator
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February 2011
Wednesday
February 9, 2011
Sponsor

UCI ADVANCE Program

Title UC-HBCU Initiative Faculty Forum
  UC Provost Pitts announces new initative designed to assist UC faculty interested in developing and encouraging efforts to achieve a more inclusive educational environment of excellence.
Time 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Location Cross Cultural Center, Joseph White Room
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator
Thursday
February 10, 2011
Sponsor

OEOD

Title Campus Conversations
  OEOD is having an event with Chancellor Drake to address the impact of budget cuts on the diversity of students, staff and faculty at UCI. Please go to OEOD's website for further details: www.oeod.uci.edu.
Time 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Location Cross Cultural Center
Contact OEOD, 949-824-5594

December 2010
Friday
December 10, 2010
Sponsor

UCI ADVANCE Program

Title APAC Meeting
Description

Monthly Meeting

Time 11:00 - 1:00 pm
Location Humanities Instructional Building (HIB) 137
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator

November 2010
Thursday
November 18, 2010
Sponsor

Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity (OEOD), Cosponsoers: Cross-Cultural Center, School of Humanities, UCI ADVANCE, Women’s Studies, UCI Human Resources, School of Social Sciences, Department of Criminology, Law & Society and School of Law

Title

Post-Race of Post-Equality? The Modern Trend in Anti-Discrimination Jurisprudence
A Presentation and Conversation with Professor Mario Barnes

Description

The event is part of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity’s Campus Conversations Series which aims to provide the campus community with opportunities to engage in dialogues about contemporary topics related to equal opportunity and diversity.

Time 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Location Cross-Cultural Center
Contact OEOD: (949) 824-5594, www.oeod.uci.edu, oeod@uci.edu
Friday
November 19, 2010
Sponsor

UCI ADVANCE Program

Title APAC Meeting
Description

Monthly Meeting

Time 11:00 - 1:00 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC)
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator
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October 2010
Wednesday
October 6, 2010
Sponsor

UCI ADVANCE Program

Title UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Workshop
Description

For Equity Advisors, faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students.

Applications will be available here on September 1, 2010, and will be due November 5, 2010.

For more information, visit:
http://www.ucop.edu/acadadv/ppfp/.

Time 10:30 - 12:30 pm
Location Graduate Resource Center (GRC)
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator
Friday
October 8, 2010
Sponsor

UCI ADVANCE Program

Title APAC Meeting
Description

Monthly Meeting.

Time 11:00 - 1:00 pm
Location Humanities Instructional Building (HIB) 137
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator
Tuesday
October 12, 2010
Sponsor

Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center

Title TEACHING & TENURE: A Conversation with Prof. Steven White, 2010-2011 Chair, C.A.P.
Description

The University of California’s mission is excellence in research/creative activities, teaching, and service; where does teaching really stand in the UCI academic review process?

All pre-tenure faculty are invited for this informal discussion regarding how teaching is assessed in the tenure process. (Time permitting, there may also be an opportunity to learn ways of documenting teaching effectiveness.)

Time 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Location Anteater Instruction & Research Building (AIRB) 1030
Contact Ann Marie Walker, (949) 824-6060

September 2010
Tuesday-Thursday
Sept. 14-16, 2010
Sponsor

Teaching, Learning, & Technology Center

Title Faculty Teaching Academy 2010
Description

New and returning faculty are invited to participate int he 2010-2011 Faculty Teaching Academy. The Academy is designed as a series of integrated workshops--participants can sign up for all of them or just a few.

Workshop topics include:
- Teaching the UCI "Millenial Learner"
- Teaching & Tenure
- Integrated Course & Instructional Design
- Effective, Efficient Instruction

In addition to pedagogical skills development, we have added an additional series of workshops for faculty who are non-native speakers of English.

To register for the Academy, visit:
http://eee.uci.edu/survey/FTA_2010.
Registration is open until September 3, 2010.

Thursday
September 16, 2010
Sponsor

UCI ADVANCE Program

Title ADVANCE Program Orientation and Training
Description

By invitation only.

Time

9:00 - 3:00 pm

Location

Humanities Gateway 1010


April 2010
Thursday
April 22, 2010
Sponsor

UCI's Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center

Title 2010 Course Design Certificate Program
Description

There are three dates for this workshop: April 22, April 29, and May 6.

This three day program covers the foundations of successful course design. Participants will practice "backwards design," beginning with their goals for student learning and ending with what they will teach in the classroom, and how they will teach it. Participants will leave this program with a certificate in course design, a completed syllabus for a course they will teach in the future, and a plan for teaching that course. This program is primarily aimed at graduate students.

Register for this workshop here.

Time 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

March 2010
Saturday
March 6, 2010
Sponsor

Orange County Sigma Chapter of Graduate Women in Science and the Allergan Foundation

Title Twenty-First Science Conference, Featuring Student Research Presentations
Description

The OC GWIS annual Science Conference is held in the spring and is specifically geared to encourage student participation in all areas of scientific research.  The gathering creates a forum for students to present their accomplishments in front of a panel of qualified judges and a mixed audience. Students compete for monetary prizes in one of three categories: Undergraduate, Master's, or Ph.D.

Register by February 12, 2010.

For forms, registration, and more information, visit http://ocgwis.org/.

Location

Chapman University
Orange, CA. 92866
Irvine Lecture Hall, Room 150, Hashinger Science Center

Wednesday
March 17, 2010
Sponsor

UCI's Teaching, Learning, & Technology Center

Title Instructional Technology Brownbags: Using Blogs and Wikis in Teaching
Description

The TLTC's IT Brownbags will bring together UCI instructors and staff for informal chats about intriguing technologies that improve teaching and learning. Each program will feature a faculty speaker who will share a technology they are using in their classroom, followed by time for Q&A, chatting, and brainstorming.

The TLTC will provide drinks and dessert. Participants should bring their own lunch.

Register for this workshop here.

Time 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

February 2010
Thursday
February 18, 2010
Sponsor

UCI's Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center

Title Quick Starters: Faculty who Succeed
Description

This workshop will cover Robert Boice's research on faculty who succeed and share those strategies and behaviors that lead to faculty success. This workshop will be most useful for advanced graduate students and new faculty. Register for this workshop here.

Please register for this workshop here.

Time 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday
February 22, 2010
Sponsor

UCI's Teaching, Learning, & Technology Center

Title Instructional Technology Brownbags: Online Learning
Description

The TLTC's IT Brownbags will bring together UCI instructors and staff for informal chats about intriguing technologies that improve teaching and learning. Each program will feature a faculty speaker who will share a technology they are using in their classroom, followed by time for Q&A, chatting, and brainstorming.

The TLTC will provide drinks and dessert. Participants should bring their own lunch.

Register for this workshop here.

Time

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Tuesday
February 23, 2010
Sponsor

UCI ADVANCE Program for Faculty Equity and Diversity &
The Graduate Division/Graduate Resource Center

Title Negotiating Across the Academic Career Lifespan: Tips and Tricks
Description

Dr. Lisa Barron will be giving a lecture on negotiations. Throughout your career there will be opportunities to negotiate to improve your circumstances. But will you
see them? Learn how to think about asking and negotiating for what you want, when it is appropriate to
negotiate, and basic strategies for getting your needs met and for reaching mutually beneficial agreements.
Our interactive session will give you the opportunity to ask questions and exchange ideas and to practice
what you are learning.

RSVP required.

View the flyer for this event here.

Time 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location

Humanities Gateway, Room 1030

Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator

January 2010
Wednesday
January 20, 2010
Sponsor

UCI's Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center

Title Teaching for Student Retention in the Sciences, Engineering, and Math
Description

Student retention in the sciences remains a challenge at all levels of education, but particularly so in higher ed. This workshop will review the research on student persistence in the sciences, engineering, and math, and equip instructors with the behaviors and practices that positively influence students' decisions to stay in the sciences.

Register for this workshop here.

Time 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
January 26, 2010
Sponsor

UCI's Teaching, Learning, & Technology Center

Title Instructional Technology Brownbags: Lecture Capture
Description

The TLTC's IT Brownbags will bring together UCI instructors and staff for informal chats about intriguing technologies that improve teaching and learning. Each program will feature a faculty speaker who will share a technology they are using in their classroom, followed by time for Q&A, chatting, and brainstorming.

The TLTC will provide drinks and dessert. Participants should bring their own lunch.

Register for this workshop here.

Time 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
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November 2009
Tuesday
November 10, 2009
Sponsor

UCI ADVANCE Program

Title Research Colloquium - The Accumulation of Disadvantage: The Impact of Perceptual Diffusion on Career Advancement
Description

Barbara Lawrence will be here to discuss the reasons why it takes so long to increase the proportion of women in leadership positions and the strategies that accelerate this process.

View the flyer for this event.

Time 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location The Paul Merage School of Business, SB 223
Tuesday
November 10, 2009
Sponsor

Teaching, Learning, & Technology Center

Title Teaching & Tenure: A Conversation with Professor Mary Gilly
Description

Professor Mary Gilly will informally dicuss the tenure process at UCI and how teaching is assessed. There will also be an opportunity to learn about ways to document teaching effectiveness.

Seating is limited.
R.S.V.P. Appreciated: walkeram@uci.edu

View the flyer for this event.

Time 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location AIRB 1030
Contact Ann Marie Walker
Wednesday
November 18, 2009
Sponsor

UCI ADVANCE Program and Faculty Women's Association

Title Fall New Faculty Reception
Description

Join UCI's other talented women in welcoming new colleagues and catching up with old friends!

R.S.V.P. Appreciated: huyenvyt@uci.edu

Time 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location Natural Sciences I, Room 1114
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator
Thursday
November 19, 2009
Sponsor

UCI ADVANCE Program

Title Gender Bias in Evaluation: Complexity and Subtlety in Patterns of Stereotyping and Prejudice
Description

Monica Biernat will provide an overview of psychological research on how gender stereotypes color our preceptions, affect our attributions, and guide our evaluations of and behavior toward individual women and men.

Please R.S.V.P. to: djankows@uci.edu
(Lunch will be provided)

View the flyer for this event.

Time 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location Humanities Gateway, Room 1030
Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator
     
October 2009
Saturday
October 24, 2009
Sponsor

National GWIS (Sigma Delta Epsilon) and the Orange County GWIS (Sigma Chapter)

Title Graduate Women in Science 2009 Fall Conference: "Microbes and Insects that 'Bug' Us
Description

Join the Graduate Women in Science at their Fall 2009 Conference.

Registration deadline is Saturday, October 17, 2009.
For registration and more information, click here.

Time 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location Allergan
2525 Dupont Drive
Irvine, CA. 92612
Contact Email Katherine Baum at 949-457-0251 or email her at kaharrison@earthlink.net
Tuesday
October 27, 2009
Sponsor

UCI's Office of Equal Opportunity and the Be Smart About Safety Program

Title Sexual Harrassment Prevention Theater
Description

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity and the Be Smart About Safety Program announce the return of Emmy Award winning Life Theater -- an exhilarating, educational and fun alternative to online sexual harassment prevention training.

Reserve a seat at http://www.ted.uci.edu

View the flyer for this event.

Time 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location Calit2 Auditorium (see details)
Contact For additional information or questions, see http://www.oeod.uci.edu, email oeod@uci.edu, or call OEOD at (949) 824-5594
May 2009
Tuesday
May 12, 2009
Sponsor

UCI ADVANCE Program

Title California Universities Consortium Meeting
Description

The mission of the CUC, or California Universities Consortium is to advance excellence through faculty and graduate student diversity. Diversity is integral to our academic institutions' achievement of excellence.

Breakfast and lunch to be served

Time 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location UCI Student Center, Emerald Bay DE
Registration

Please RSVP to Annie Cheng

Contact Dina Jankowski, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator, UCI ADVANCE Coordinator
Tuesday
May 12, 2009
Sponsor

Cross-Cultural Center, Office of the Vice Chancellor Student Affairs, Difficult Dialogues, Department of Asian American Studies, UCI Staff Assembly/Staff Ambassadors, UCI Advance Program, and Office of Community and Government Relations.

Title Diversity in Irvine - a Presentation and Conversation with Irvine City Mayor, Sukhee Kang
Description

Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang will have a talk about diversity in Irvine. He will be addressing questions such as: How culturally diverse is Irvine? How does the city of Irvine encourage diversity in the community? Does the city hold diversity special events? What partnerships are there with other groups that promote diversity? How does the city celebrate and include diverse people in its workforce?

View the poster for this event.

Time 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location Cross Cultural Center
Registration

Event is free and open to the community.

Contact Raid Faraj at 949-824-5594 or eod@uci.edu
Wednesday
May 13, 2009
Sponsor

UCI ADVANCE Program

Title Work-Life Balance Faire
Description

Faculty focused event where experents in the areas of Academic Personnel, Stopping the Clock, Mid-Career Appraisal, Parental Leave, Childcare Services, Benefits, Adoption Services, Health and Wellness, and Teaching Resources.

Lunch to be served

Time 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location Natural Sciences II, Room 2201
Registration

This is a free event for UCI faculty. RSVP required.

Contact RSVP to aacheng@uci.edu
Thursday
May 21, 2009
Sponsor

Office of Academic Personnel

Title Achieving Tenure at UCI, with Vice Provost Killackey
Description

Faculty workshop on how to achieve tenure at UCI. Hosted by Vice Provost Killackey.

Time 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Location University Club
Registration

This is a free event for UCI faculty

Contact Academic Personnel

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April 2009

April 3rd, 2009
Dr. Orlando Taylor

The Practical Application of Diversity, with Dr. Orlando Taylor
Natural Sciences 1, Room 1114
Friday April 3, 2009
3:10 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

View the poster for this event.
For additional information please contact migarcia@uci.edu

April 9, 2009
UCI Graduate Division

Diversity in STEM
Social Science Lab, Room 122
Thursday April 9, 2009
12:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

View the poster of this event.
Featuring: Tammy Smecker-Hane, Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy; Luis Mota-Bravo, PhD, Director of the Minority Science Program; and Robert Aguilar, PhD, President's Postdoctoral Scholar in Anatomy and Neurobiology. Take part in a forum to consider and discuss the benefits and challenges experienced by underrepresented minorities in the STEM disciplines, and how to improve the setting for all. The discussion will be hosted by various members of the UCI STEM community.

This event is co-hosted by the UCI AGEP and the Center for Graduate and Professional Students and Postdoctoral Scholars.

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April 15, 2009
Information Session for Chairs

Information Session for Chairs with EVC & Provost Gottfredson
University Club Library
Wednesday April 15, 2009
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

April 17, 2009
UCI Graduate Division

Graduate School: Through the Eyes of Students of Color
Cross Cultural Center
Friday April 17, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

View the poster of this event.
A mini-conference designed to promote interaction between current UCI graduate students and undergrads on issues related to diversity in graduate education and preparing to apply to graduate school.

This event is co-hosted by the UCI AGEP and the Center for Graduate and Professional Students and Postdoctoral Scholars.

April 22, 2009
Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity

Mandatory AB1825 Alternative Sexual Harassment Prevention Training - Life Theater
Wednesday April 22, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Faculty and staff supervisors can reserve a seat now via TED at https://www.ted.uci.edu.
Enrollment is limited, so sign up soon.

For additional information or questions, see http://www.sho.uci.edu,
email eod@uci.edu, or call OEOD at (949) 824-5594.

UCI Graduate Division

Brown Bag Lunch, hosted by Graduate Division Acting Dean Leslie and Friends
Aldrich Hall 120 Conference Room
Wednesday April 22, 2009
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

View the poster of this event.
Meet with Professor Zarate for a candid discussion about issues related to access and diversity in graduate education. This is your chance to ask questions, interact with other graduate students and express your concerns and opinions.
RSVP only to Mariana Garcia, AGEP coordinator, at migarcia@uci.edu , space is limited.

This event is co-hosted by the UCI AGEP and the Center for Graduate and Professional Students and Postdoctoral Scholars.

April 30, 2009
UCI Graduate Division

Academic Stimulus Package
Crystal Cove Auditorium
Thursday April 30, 2009
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

View the poster for this event.
Piled Higher and Deeper is a comic strip "about life, or lack thereof in academia." Dr. Jorge Cham, PhD, creator of PhD Comics, is the writer and artist of the comic strip. He will be present for a book signing immediately following his talk.

This event is co-hosted by the UCI AGEP and the Center for Graduate and Professional Students and Postdoctoral Scholars.

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MARCH 2009

March 3rd and 11th, 2009
National Women's History Month

Gender Chip Project
California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2)
1100 Auditorium
Tuesday March 3, 2009
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday March 11, 2009
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

View the poster for this event.
Please RSVP to aacheng@uci.edu
Light refreshments to follow each screening on the patio.

FEBRUARY 2009

February 24, 2009
Institutional Transformation Seminar Series

Institutional Transformation Seminar Series
Workshop: "Surviving and Succeeding: Advice for Soon-to-be and New Faculty"
Humanities Instructional Building, Room 135
Tuesday February 24, 2009
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Seminar: "Beyond Recruitment: Women of Color in the Academy"
Humanities Instructional Building, Room 135
Tuesday February 24, 2009
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Requires RSVP to aacheng@uci.edu.

JANUARY 2009

January 27, 2009
Information Session for Chairs

Information Session for Chairs with EVC & Provost Gottfredson
University Club Library
Tuesday January 27, 2009
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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NOVEMBER 2008

November 19, 2008
New Faculty Reception

New Women Faculty Reception
Natural Sciences I, Room 1114
Wednesday November 19, 2008
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Requires RSVP to Dina Jankowski.
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November 20, 2008
Department Chair's Retreat

Department Chair's Retreat - Campus Chairs
UCI Student Center, Emerald Bay A-E
Thursday November 20, 2008
7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. : Program
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. : Reception

This event requires RSVP to respective Dean's Office.

OCTOBER 2008

October 23, 2008
Mentoring Event

Career Advising through Mentoring
Natural Sciences I, Room 1114
Thursday October 23
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. : Thursday

Student Center, Balboa Island Room B
Friday October 24
8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

This event is led by Consultant JoAnn Moody, PhD, JD and consists of workshops on Mentoring for UC-Irvine over one and one-half days.

October 7, 2008
Chairs & Dept Mgrs

Academic Personnel Review Process, with Vice Provost Killackey and CAP members
University Club
Tuesday October 7, 2008
7:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

This event requires RSVP to x4-7175 or lillian@uci.edu.

October 16, 2008
"Our Lives as Women in BioMedical Sciences"

Our Lives as Women in BioMedical Sciences
Plumwood Lecture Hall
Thursday October 16, 2008
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

View the poster for this event.

MAY 2008

May 14, 2008
Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate Gathering

AGEP Gathering
UCI Phineas Banning Alumni House
Wednesday May 14, 2008
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

RSVP to Raslyn Rendon (or call 949-824-9169) by Friday April 25, 2008.
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May 21, 2008
Faculty Workshop

Achieving Tenure at UCI, with Vice Provost Herb Killackey
Student Center - Woods Cove A, B & C
Wednesday May 21, 2008
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

May 22, 2008
Career Seminar

Getting Hired with Dr. Jeremy M. Boss
Presenting how to find and negotiate postdoctoral and junior faculty positions.
1114 Natural Sciences I
Thursday May 22, 2008
3:00 p.m.

View the poster for this event.
RSVP to aacheng@uci.edu by May 16th, 2008.
Light refreshments will be served.

APRIL 2008

April 16, 2008
"Our Lives as Women in Physical Sciences II"

Our Lives as Women in Physical Sciences
Natural Science II, Room 2201
Wednesday April 16, 2008
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Panel members include:

Drs. Barbara Finlayson-Pitts (Chemistry)
Kathleen Johnson (Earth Systems Science)
Natalia Komarova (Mathematics)
Tammy Smecker-Hane (Physics & Astronomy)

The event was open to all graduate students and postdoctoral researchers from all disciplines.
Please contact Tammy Smecker-Hane for any questions.
View the poster for this event.
Light refreshments will be provided.


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JANUARY 2007

ADVANCE PAID: EVC and Dean's Symposium

FEBRUARY 2007

KEEPING BALANCE: LIFE IN & OUT OF THE LAB
Thursday, February 22, 2007
Topics for Disscussion:

  • Balance Family/work responsibilities
  • Maintain hobbies/interests yet be productive in the lab
  • Manage stress
  • Effective communication skills
  • Negotiating skills

MARCH 2007

March 1, 2007
School of Biological Sciences, Assistant Professor Networking Event
Noon - 1:30 PM
Natural Sciences II, Room 2201
RSVP: Andrea Tenner or Susana Cohen-Cory

March 5, 2007
EXPLORING CAREERS IN ACADEMIA AND INDUSTRY

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Natural Sciences I, Room 1114
Topics for Discussion:

  • Research in academia & industry
  • Work environments and obligations
  • Why choose a career in academia or industry?
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MAY 2007

May 2, 2007
Dean's Distinguished Lecturer Event
6:00 - 7:00 PM
McDonnell douglas Engineering Auditorium
Dr. Mary L. Good, Donaghey University Professor and Founding Dean, Donaghey College of Information Science and systems Engineering, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

May 9-11, 2007
International Women in Science Conference
Heidelberg, Germany

May 17, 2007
Faculty Workshop - Achieving Tenure at UCI, with Vice Provost Killackey
7:30 - 9:30 AM
University Club Library

May 30, 2007
SUBTLE STEREOTYPES AT WORK: HOW GENDER AFFECTS MEN AND WOMEN IN EVERYDAY INTERACTIONS
3:00 - 5:00 PM
135 Humanities Instructional Building
JOAN C. WILLIAMS, Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law

OCTOBER 2007

DEPARTMENTAL CHAIRS RETREAT
October 10-12, 2007

UCLA Conference Center, Lake Arrowhead

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The School of Biological Sciences Minority Programs presented

From Lab Rat to Policy Work: An Insider's View of Science Policy in the Nation's Capitol

With Distinguished Speaker

Dr. Sharon Hays
Chief of Staff and Deputy Associate Director for Technology,
Office of Science and Technology Policy,
Executive Office of the President of the United States

June 1, 2006

Dr. Sharon Hays is the Deputy Associate Director for Technology at the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). OSTP serves as a source of scientific and technological analysis and judgment for the President with respect to major policies, plans, and programs of the federal government. Policy issues handled by OSTP's Technology division include those related to telecommunications, information technology, space and aeronautics, nanotechnology, and others.

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The Biomedical Trainee Network and UCI ADVANCE Program presented:

Career Transitions in Academia:
Successful Strategies from Postdoc to Full Professor

May 16, 2006

Speakers:
Jim Hicks, Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Andrea Tenner, Professor, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
Raju Metherate, Associate Professor, Neurobiology & Behavior
Christa McIntyre, Research Specialist, Neurobiology & Behavior

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The UCI ADVANCE Program presented:

Smart Women Finish Rich

April 21, 2006

 Hosted by: Diane O’Dowd and Andrea Tenner, Biological Sciences Equity Advisors

About the Workshop:

The workshop gives women at all ages, professions, and financial standing the tools to set goals and plan their financial futures so that they may live richly and finish richly.

About the presenter:

Sarah Taylor is a Financial Consultant with A.G. Edwards She partners with Women entrepreneurs and business owners to help them achieve financial freedom in their businesses and in their lives through proper financial planning. Prior to her role as a Financial Consultant, Sarah worked as a Human Resources professional at Johnson & Johnson, Inc. in the areas of recruiting, benefits, diversity, and training. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Stanford University and is the current president of Stanford Professional Women of Orange County. Sarah is also a member of Women 4 Success, National Association of Women Business Owners, National Latina Business Women’s Association and the Museum of Latin American Art Volunteer program.^Top

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The UCI ADVANCE Program and the Biomedical Training Network presented:

A two part series on the process of grant reviewing and grant writing. Topics include: processing of grants and the review process.



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Grant Writing Part I: The Study Section
March 1, 2006

Speakers:
Diane Krause, Adjunct Professor, Pharmacology
Tim Bradley, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Mike Leon, Professor, Neurobiology and Behavior

Grant Writing Part II: The Successful Grant
April 19, 2006

Speakers:
Suzie Bohlson, Assistant Researcher; Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
Frances Chance, Assistant Professor, Neurobiology & Behavior and Anatomy & Neurobiology
Ivan Soltesz, Professor, Neurobiology & Behavior and Anatomy & Neurobiology
Randy Black, Beth Riley, Research & Graduate Studies, Government Relations and Research Development

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The UCI ADVANCE Program presented:

Negotiating More Out of Life, with Lisa Barron, Ph.D.

Friday, February 24, 2006
Negotiating More Out of Life
About the workshop:

Many conflicts go unresolved or are resolved sub-optimally. Learn fundamental negotiation techniques that will help you identify underlying interests, facilitate problem solving, and increase your ability to get more out of life for yourself and for others.

About the presenter:

Lisa Barron is a faculty member at The Paul Merage School of Business at UCI. She received her MBA and Ph.D. from the Anderson School at UCLA. Her research focuses on gender differences in salary negotiation and has been featured in The Boston Globe, the Orange County Register, The New York Times, among other publications. She has worked with women faculty and doctoral students at UCI, UCLA, Caltech, Utah State, as well as women from a variety of corporations to enhance their negotiation skills.^Top

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The Chancellor's Distinguished Fellows Series presented:

Civil Rights in the United States: Past, Present and Future?
with Frances Berry

February 16, 2006

Dr. Mary Frances Berry, Gerald R. Segal is Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania and former Chair of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission. Learn more at the Chancellor's webpage: http://www.chancellor.uci.edu/cdfs.shtml


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The UCI ADVANCE Program and the Biomedical Training Network presented:

Effective Mentoring

February 1, 2006


Get tips on being a good mentor, choosing a good mentor, and learn mentoring strategies. Geared towards post-docs and graduate students.

Speakers:
Frances M. Leslie, Professor, Pharmacology
John F. Marshall, Professor, Neurobiology & Behavior
Ed s. Monuki, Assistant Professor, Pathology
Naomi Morrissette, Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry


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The UCI Department of Education proudly presented:

Ethnicity and Race as Contexts for Developmental and School Engagement

Jacquelynne Eccles
Professor of Developmental Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of Michigan

January 12, 2006

"The achievement gap between Black and White students in the U.S.A. continues on many indicators of school success. In this talk, Dr. Eccles will provide an overview of several psychological theories developed to help explain this difference and will then focus on the role of racial discrimination experiences and racial identity. She will summarize findings from her longitudinal study of normative development among African American and European American adolescents living near Washington D.C. Because this sample includes a full range of SES for both populations, the impact of race-related experiences and beliefs can be statistically distinguished from the impact of race-related differences in SES.  The analyses suggest that day-to-day experiences of racial discrimination at school are a key predictor of declines in school achievement, school engagement and motivation, self-esteem and depression, as well as increases in involvement in risky behaviors.  This effect, however, is moderated by a strong culturally-based racial identity among the African American students."

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The UCI School of Biological Sciences and the UCI ADVANCE Program presented:

SKILLS FOR FINDING AND OBTAINING A JOB

September 26, 2005
Finding the Right Job
Speaker: Andrea Tenner, Ph.D., Professor, UCI
Presentation in PDF Format

October 10, 2005
Career Choices for PhDs in Biology
Panelists:
Kaye Lee Fruman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Cal State Long Beach
Lynn Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, UCLA
Cynthia A. Bonner, Ph.D., Attorney, Christie, Parker & Hale LLP
Ronnie Hanecak, Ph.D., UCI Office of Technology Transfer
Clarissa Cheney, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair of Dept of Biology, Pomona College

October 24, 2005
The Job Seminar
Speaker: Tom Carew, Ph.D., Professor, UCI

November 7, 2005
The Interview
Speaker: Art Lander, Ph.D., Professor, UCI

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Information Session for Assistant Professors: Academic Personnel Review Process
Tuesday, May 24, 2005


Workshop is to explain the various stages of the academic personnel review process, the documentation required, and the roles and responsibilities of all levels of review (e.g., the faculty member, Department, Department Chair, Dean, Council on Academic Personnel, Ad Hoc Review Committee, the Executive Vice Chancellor and the Chancellor). Members of the Council on Academic Personnel will also be present. There will be time for questions and answers. Faculty who will be undergoing review for Mid-Career Appraisals or promotion to Tenure during the 2005-2006 Academic Review cycle are especially encourage to attend.

DOES SCIENCE DISCRIMINATE AGAINST WOMEN?
Evidence from Academia, 1973-97

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Donna K. Ginther Presentation
May 13, 2005

Ginther focuses on the scientific labor markets, gender differences in employment outcomes, wage inequality, and children's educational attainments. Click here for more information.

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FWA and ADVANCE Program
April 26, 2005

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Our Lives as Women in Physical Sciences
March 3, 2004

Ellen Druffel, Earth System Science, UCI
Barbara Finlayson-Pitts, Chemistry, UCI
Tammy Smecker-Hane, Physics & Astronomy, UCI
Chuu-Lian Terng, Mathematics, UCI

The UCI ADVANCE program cordially invites all women graduate students and
postdoctoral fellows in the School of Physical Sciences to this forum for an
open discussion of gender issues, careers in academia and industry, balancing
the demands of research and personal life, etc. Moderating the discussion will
be a panel of four senior women faculty from Physical Sciences.
Click here to see the questions and answers discussed at the forum.

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Women Don't Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide

Dr. Linda Babcock presented on the importance for women to negotiate. Click here for more information.

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Women in Science: Achieve Immortality
October 21st, 2004

Dr. Kathie Olsen delivers a presentation focusing on the role of women in science. Click here for more information.

 

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Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing 2004 is the fifth in a series of conferences designed to bring the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront. Presenters are leaders in their respective fields, representing industrial, academic and government communities. Leading researchers present their current work, while special sessions focus on the role of women in today's technology fields.

For more information: http://www.gracehopper.org/

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Resolving Conflict and Solving Problems Using Negotiation
UCI Professor Lisa Barron, Facilitator

Many problems and conflicts go unresolved or are resolved sub-optimally. Learn fundamental principles of negotiation to identify underlying interestes that will facilitate problem solving and increase your ability to get what you need for yourself and others.

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Negotiating Resources: Learn to Ask for What you Want
UCI Professor Lisa Barron, Facilitator

Research has shown that women tend to initiate negotiations less frequently than men and when they do negotiate items such as salary, they ask for less than men. This workshop will explore differences in men's and women's beliefs about asking and will help women develop tools and strategies they can use to get what they need.

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Georgia Tech NSF ADVANCE National Conference
April 19-21, 2004

A Program for the advancement of women in science and engineering

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Engineering and Information & Computer Science: Why Sex Matters
February 26, 2004
Speaker: Dr. Judy B. Rosener

All Engineering and ICS faculty and students encouraged to attend. Refreshments provided.

Grantwriting Workshop - Three part series will cover:

Grant Proposal Preparation
Tips on sumission to NIH, NSF and other agencies
Guidance in Proposal Preparation

Classes offered on campus and at the Medical Center

UCIMC: January 27, February 3 and February 10, 2004

Campus: January 28, February 4 and February 11, 2004

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Guest Speaker Dr. Diane Wara - January 15, 2004

Individual and Institutional Strategies for Enhancing Advancement of Women in Academia

Professional Development and Academic Job Skills Seminars

The Application Process
June 2, 2003

The Interview
Wed., June 4

Training and Career Structure in the Life Sciences
Fri., June 6

The Job Seminar
Tues., June 10

Strategic Performance
May 2, 2003

Sex in the Physical Sciences
Feb. 2, 2003

Grantwriting Workshop
Jan. 21, 2003

Negotiations Workshop
Jan. 10, 2003

Physcial Sciences Graduate Student Lecture Series
Jan. 1. 2003

Awareness Seminar - Professor Virginia V. Valian
Sept. 27, 2002

Awareness Seminar - Professor Nancy Hopkins
April 26, 2002

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