Call for Proposals: Academic Initiatives


Dear colleagues:

UCI is committed to addressing some of the world’s most challenging problems through interdisciplinary collaboration. In support of this vision, I am pleased to announce our fourth call for Academic Inititatives proposals.

The Academic Initiatives program provides campus resources to promote cross­discipline partnerships, research, educational programs, inclusive excellence, outreach and community engagement — all key elements in achieving UCI’s strategic goals.

Full program details and instructions are available on the Academic Planning website. Complete, team­based proposal are due to the Office of Academic Planning, via by 10:00am, April 18, 2018. Please contact Vice Provost Judith Stepan Norris at with any questions.


Enrique J. Lavernia, Ph.D.
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
Distinguished Professor,
Department of Materials Science and Engineering