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A Legacy of Giving
There are many ways to make a difference in the lives that will follow you. Will the values you have today live on for the benefit of future generations? One way to share your values is to share your charitable legacy. Learn More...
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Urban and Regional Planning 20th Anniversary
The Master of Urban and Regional Planning Program celebrated its 20th anniversary
on April 3, 2012 with a luncheon featuring keynote speaker Henry Cisneros,
executive chairman of CityView and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
under President Clinton.
The event benefited the Watson Fellowship Fund, named for one of the
Irvine Company's original architects and urban planners.
Science to Fight Injustice
On April 25, 2012, Distinguished Professor Gary L. Wells
was the featured speaker at the inaugural program in the
Science to Fight Injustice Lecture Series.
Wells is an internationally recognized scholar in
scientific psychology and he discussed the most recent research
findings that may improve the accuracy of eyewitness identification.
This program was made possible through the generous support of
the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice Foundation.
The Dean Asks... Alumnus Sean Burton
Valerie Jenness, Dean of the School of Social Ecology, interviewed alumnus Sean Burton '93 about his memories as a student, his career path that started with an internship in the White House, and current business endeavors as President of CityView, an investment firm focused on workforce housing. Learn More...
Retrofitting for Fitness
Students in the Master of Urban and Regional Planning program are gaining real world experience promoting public health. They have teamed up with multiple Orange County organizations to address health and wellness issues in low-income areas of five cities. To remedy the lack of park space in Garden Grove, for example, one group of students have identified that more trails, "parklets," crosswalks and public art would make neighborhoods more livable. Learn More...
Scott Dubchansky and Gary Fudge join the Dean's Leadership Council, dedicated to advancing the School of Social Ecology's goals and mission. Dubchansky is a managing director of Rimrock Capital Management, LLC, an SEC registered investment advisor headquartered in San Juan Capistrano. Fudge is a Trustee of the Fudge Family Foundation, which has recently funded the Fudge Family Scholarships in the School of Social Ecology. Learn More...
Faculty and Student Accolades
At the 2012 UCI Alumni Association Lauds and Laurels Ceremony
on May 17, 2012 the following accolades will be awarded:
Extraordinarius Award - Michael R. Gottfredson, Executive Vice Chancellor
and Provost and Professor of Criminology.
Distinguished Alumnus Award - Peter Fischler '80, alumnus and
Managing Director at Coast Asset Management.
Outstanding Student Athlete Award - Charles Jock,
Social Ecology undergraduate student.
Natalia Milovantseva, a Ph.D. candidate in Social Ecology,
has been awarded a Fulbright Grant and will spend nine months in Ireland,
Belgium and Baltic countries conducting research on e-waste
policies in the European Union.
Undergraduate students Darlene Escobedo,
Amber Morley, and Thanh Truong
are this year's recipients of the Dean's Award for Community Engagement.
This award recognizes students who exemplify a commitment to rigorous
academics and sustained community work.
Congratulations to the first cohort of Peterson-Microsemi Fellows
for the 2011-2012 academic year:
Veronique Fortin, Lauren Gruber, and Sean Mallin.
As Peterson-Microsemi Fellows, these students are associated with the Center for Law,
Society and Culture, which promotes interdisciplinary work on the role of
social, cultural and historical factors in the
development and interpretation of law.
Undergraduate students Brad Bowlin,
Cryssie Brommer, and Linda Jones
were selected as the first recipients of the Fudge Family Scholarships.
These self-supporting students were chosen for their strong display
of work ethic and motivation to succeed academically despite
facing significant challenges on the way to earning
baccalaureate degrees in Social Ecology.
Johnson Chair Fellows Luncheon:
Public Policy Inaugural Class Welcome:
Honors Transfer Council of California:
Field Study Spotlight: EcoMotion
All undergraduate students in Social Ecology are required to
take part in Field Study, which is a unique experiential-learning
program and a key element of the School's commitment
to training experienced, competent, and compassionate future leaders.
For the past six years, EcoMotion has partnered with
Social Ecology to make an impact on the education of our students.
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