July 6, 2023
UCI Digest
Anteater Time Machine: UCI students roller-skate across a street on Balboa Island in June 1981.
Anteater Time Machine: UCI students roller-skate across a street on Balboa Island in June 1981.


UCI-OC Alliance makes impact in its second year

Founded in 2021, the UCI-OC Alliance is composed of community members committed to supporting the success of students. The group helped to create the Latinx Resource database, which catalogs 135 programs and resources that support Latino students. In 2023, the Alliance raised funds for 22 undergraduate scholarships and three graduate fellowships. Read the full 2023 impact report.

Seniors, stay hydrated in hot weather

Lack of fluids, especially during hot weather, can pose a serious health threat for anyone, but older adults are at particular risk for heat-related illnesses. As people age, the body's ability to sense thirst changes. When older adults drink less water, they become more susceptible to electrolyte imbalances and dehydration. Set yourself up for success with these tips to prevent heat-related illness.


Book discussion and signing with Gloria Mark
Saturday, 2 p.m. (sponsored by Barnes & Noble)

Quick Bites: Summertime Nutrition Tips
Monday, 12:30 p.m. (sponsored by Student Wellness & Health Promotion)

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School of Education celebrates 10th anniversary at gala

10th Anniversary Gala on YouTube

In this three-minute gala recap video, the School of Education celebrates its 10 years of impact and honors Michael Matsuda and Victoria Vasques ’81 for making a difference as exceptional leaders.

#UCIconnected spotlights student, alumni, faculty and staff photos, essays, shoutouts, hobbies, artwork, unusual office decorations, activities and more. Send submissions via email or post on social media with the #UCIconnected hashtag.


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KNX In Depth: July 4th holiday special edition – Is democracy in danger? How do we heal this political divide before it’s too late?

KNX News, July 3
Cited: Tony Smith, professor of political science and law


In California's San Joaquin Valley, addressing inequities in urban planning is a tough task

KVPR, July 5
Cited: Michael Méndez, assistant professor of environmental planning & public policy

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From Bus Stops to Laundromats, Cities Embrace Play to Help Kids Learn

The 74, July 6
Cited: Andres S. Bustamante, assistant professor of education


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