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Fall 2012 Quarter Begins


Date and Time: 
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 7:00am
Event Location: 
UCI
Contact for Further Information: 
www.uci.edu

Summer Session II Begins


Date and Time: 
Monday, August 6, 2012 - 7:00am
Event Location: 
UCI
Contact for Further Information: 
www.uci.edu

Outstanding anteaters


Ten social sciences students were among the 32 outstanding seniors selected this year for the inaugural Chancellor’s Award of Distinction. Coordinated through the UCI Alumni Association, the honor recognizes graduating seniors who show exemplary character while an undergrad at UCI, devoting their time and talents to benefit the campus community through research, leadership or service.

07/13/2012

47th commencement is season of firsts


It may be UC Irvine’s 47th annual commencement, but that doesn’t mean the campus is short on firsts. New programs and traditions constantly enrich the graduation ceremonies, and this year is no exception.

06/18/2012

Staff service


The university honored staff on June 14 for hitting career service milestones within the University of California system. Staff with 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service received recognition along with a number of supervisors – including Helen Morgan, Social Sciences Undergraduate Student Affairs director - who were nominated by their staff for the 2012 Excellence in Leadership award.

06/14/2012

Social Sciences Commencement Ceremony II


Speaker: 
Alina Sookasian, Baccalaureate Candidate, Political Science, School of Social Sciences
Date and Time: 
Friday, June 15, 2012 - 4:30pm
Event Location: 
UCI Bren Events Center
Contact for Further Information: 
http://commencement.uci.edu/ceremony/social-sciences-2.php

School of Social Sciences Commencement Ceremony II

Student Speaker: Alina Sookasian
Baccalaureate Candidate, Political Science, School of Social Sciences

Friday, June 15, 2012
4:30 p.m.
UCI Bren Events Center

Tickets are required for entry. For further information, please visit http://commencement.uci.edu/ceremony/social-sciences-2.php.

Social Sciences Commencement Ceremony I


Speaker: 
Brenda Ayon Verduzco, Baccalaureate Candidate, Political Science and Sociology, School of Social Scienc
Date and Time: 
Friday, June 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
Event Location: 
UCI Bren Events Center
Contact for Further Information: 
http://commencement.uci.edu/ceremony/social-sciences-1.php

School of Social Sciences Commencement Ceremony I

Student Speaker: Brenda Ayon Verduzco
Baccalaureate Candidate, Political Science and Sociology, School of Social Sciences

Friday, June 15, 2012
1:00 p.m.
UCI Bren Events Center

Tickets are required for entry. For further information, please visit http://commencement.uci.edu/ceremony/social-sciences-1.php.

Graduate Hooding Ceremony


Speaker: 
James Owen Weatherall, Doctoral Candidate, Logic & Philosophy of Science, School of Social Sciences
Date and Time: 
Saturday, June 9, 2012 - 3:30pm
Event Location: 
UCI Bren Events Center
Contact for Further Information: 
http://commencement.uci.edu/ceremony/graduate-hooding.php

Graduate Hooding Ceremony
(Ph.D., Ed.D, and M.F.A. only)

Student Speaker: James Owen Weatherall
Doctoral Candidate, Logic & Philosophy of Science, School of Social Sciences

Saturday, June 9, 2012
3:30 p.m.
UCI Bren Events Center

Tickets are not required for this ceremony; open to the public.

For further information, please visit http://commencement.uci.edu/ceremony/graduate-hooding.php.

Occupy Chicago confronts life after NATO


From the Chicago Tribune:
The range of causes embraced by Occupy Chicago and similar groups in other cities can be confusing to outsiders, but the groups are often simply trying to find causes that will generate the most attention and support, said David Meyer, a sociology professor at the University of California at Irvine. "When it's working for Occupy, they're all broadly under this banner of rectifying inequality," Meyer said. "There's a lot of experimentation that's going on."

06/04/2012
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