Seven Honored as AAAS Fellows

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Dear colleagues, On behalf of Chancellor Gillman, I am pleased to share that seven UCI researchers have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. It is my honor to recognize these exceptional scholars for their accomplishments, which have significantly contributed to a broad range of fields. With this year’s cohort,…

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In-Person Instruction Resumes Jan. 31

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Dear UCI Community: I write to share that we will proceed with the plan to resume in-person instruction on Monday, January 31. The decision to proceed was based on broad consultation with the community, including discussions with Academic Senate leadership, student government leadership, campus health leadership, and university administrators. Since the winter quarter began, we have…

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Important Return to Campus Information and Updates

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Dear UCI community, Thank you for your patience, commitment and cooperation as we work through the latest COVID surge. Below are some important updates. Decision on return to in-person instruction As you saw in the Jan. 6 message from the Chancellor, remote instruction is extended through Jan. 28, with plans to return to in-person instruction on…

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Return to Campus: Important Information and Updates

Academic and Operational Activity for Spring

Dear UCI Community, Happy New Year! We hope you and your loved-ones had a joyous and healthy holiday, with opportunities to rest and prepare for the year ahead. As we expected, COVID-19 did not take a break during the winter recess. Over the last three weeks, nearly as many members of our community have tested…

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COVID Boosters Required

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COVID boosters are required As shared in President Drake’s letter, University of California policy requires students, faculty, and staff to keep their COVID-19 vaccination status up to date. This includes COVID-19 boosters for those who are eligible. To comply with this policy, UCI is requiring boosters for all eligible individuals – students and employees – by January 31, 2022.…

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Julie Schoenung and Andrei Shkel Named 2021 National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Julie Schoenung and Andrei Shkel

Dear colleagues, We are pleased to congratulate Julie Schoenung and Andrei Shkel on being named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. Julie Schoenung, professor and chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, leads research into new materials to meet the demands of ballistics, energy and transportation applications. Her group is involved in…

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New University Hills Housing Project Approved by UC Regents

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Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce that a new housing project for University Hills Area 12 has been approved by the UC Regents. This approval will allow the construction of 102 units on the east side of Los Trancos Drive. The first phase will include two buildings each with 16 three-bedroom units. To review conceptual…

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