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Professor Of Cultural Anthropology Uses Her Work For Iranian Activism

Professor of cultural anthropology at UCI Roxanne Varzi is making her mark on the world of Iranian activism through her art and educational pursuits.

Advocacy 101 Presentation Given By UCI CARE’s Office Informs Sexual Assault Survivors Of Their Rights

UCI CARE and the Legal Education Clinic held a presentation sharing details of CARE’s advocacy program along with state rights and university policies that offer support and protection of sexual violence survivors on school campuses on Jan. 30.

Famed Drag Queen Trixie Mattel Storms UCI

Famed drag queen Trixie Mattel performed a show at UCI’s Pacific Auditorium on Jan. 13, 2020.

Student Life and Leadership Host Free ASUCI Summit

UCI Student Life and Leadership hosted the Anteater Leadership Summit, offering students access to workshops as a way to provide support in the areas of leadership, inclusion, diversity and professional development on Friday, Jan. 24.

The AntARTers Host Their First Art Show of winter Quarter

The AntARTers — an open and accessible art club on campus — hosted their first art show of Winter Quarter which showcased a wide variety of student-made artwork to the local community on Jan.15.

Professor Svetlana Jitomirskaya Wins the 2020 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics

The 2020 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics has been awarded to UCI Distinguished Professor of mathematics Svetlana Jitomirskaya. She is the second woman to receive the award since its establishment in 1959 and the first woman to receive it on her own, following Cornell University’s Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat who co-received the prize in 2003 with James W. York.

UCI Starts The NEw Year By Modernizing Its Payroll Systems

The University of California launched an update which modernized its payroll system with its new project, UCPath, on Jan. 1, 2020. These changes replaced the nearly 40-year-old system that had been in place, meaning that all UC employees ensure that their personal information is up to date within the system. This includes student employees, such as Teaching Assistants, on campus food court employees, and library assistants.

Soar Hosts Their Second Annual Puppies and Pathfinders Event To Help Students De-stress

The Student Outreach and Retention Center (SOAR) hosted their second Puppies and Pathfinders event to help students learn healthy coping skills for stress in the Cross Cultural Center on Thursday, Dec. 5. During the event featuring therapy dogs, students were also able to de-stress by interacting with peer educators, using DIY stress balls and participating in an essential oil workshop.

Students Strike with UC Workers Over Alleged Illegal Outsourcing

More than 100 students joined University of California (UC) employees and American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) organizers to march through UCI in protest of the continual efforts by the UC school system to outsource lower wage jobs to private contractors on Nov. 13, 2019.

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