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Press Releases

Making history

Making history

01/14/2019 - History faculty member and Ph.D. student build career pathways for history grad students (more)
Foodie historian

Foodie historian

01/04/2019 - UCI Ph.D. candidate explores American food legislation (more)
His best shots

His best shots

01/02/2019 - Sports Illustrated photographer Robert Beck '77 reflects on six of his favorite pics (more)
Reconstructing Latin America's African past

Reconstructing Latin America's African past

01/01/2019 - UCI professor uses linguistics, DNA to help long-isolated Colombian community descended from escaped slaves find its roots (more)
Italian professor wins NEH grant

Italian professor wins NEH grant

12/27/2018 - NEH-funded project will bring the Italian Renaissance to life via virtual reality (more)
Bridging the university and the public

Bridging the university and the public

12/20/2018 - Two UCI professors bring visionaries to campus to discuss urgent, complex issues (more)
Keeping a language alive

Keeping a language alive

12/03/2018 - New classes aim to revive endangered dialect of Western Armenia (more)
UCI launches new Center for Medical Humanities

UCI launches new Center for Medical Humanities

11/20/2018 - Multidisciplinary hub aims to advance research on health, engage the public (more)
Rewriting ancient Iran

Rewriting ancient Iran

11/13/2018 - New book by UCI professor examines 1,000 years of Iranian history (more)
Ruiz receives Apple of Gold for Excellence in Education

Ruiz receives Apple of Gold for Excellence in Education

11/09/2018 - Awarded by the Hispanic Education Endowment Fund, honor recognizes the historian's work in higher ed (more)
Inventing madness

Inventing madness

11/06/2018 - New book by UCI historian traces how madness became mental illness in modern China (more)
Italian professor wins translation prize

Italian professor wins translation prize

11/05/2018 - Deanna Shemek, professor of Italian in UCI's Department of European Languages & Studies, won the 2018 translation prize from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women for her edition of letters written by Isabella d'Este (1474-1539). (more)
#TodayIMet: Nida Chowdhry

#TodayIMet: Nida Chowdhry

11/02/2018 - UCI alumna launches YouTube series to increase representation of South Asian and Muslim stories (more)
The art of living

The art of living

11/01/2018 - UCI alumna LaVonne Smith '94 has led a colorful life, supports various School of Humanities endeavors (more)
A guest lecturer with gravitas

A guest lecturer with gravitas

10/23/2018 - Chancellor Howard Gillman, an expert on free speech, addresses literary journalism class studying it (more)
Food for thought

Food for thought

10/22/2018 - UCI's Virtuous Table series of themed meals provides physical, intellectual and spiritual sustenance (more)
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to fund yearlong series exploring human suffering

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to fund yearlong series exploring human suffering

10/22/2018 - The newly formed UCI Center for Medical Humanities – a formal partnership among the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, the School of Humanities and the School of Medicine – has received a $225,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create a yearlong series called "Suffer Well" that will offer lectures, symposia and presentations from invited speakers. (more)
UCI welcomes Matthew P. Canepa as Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Presidential Chair in Art History & Archaeology of Ancient Iran

UCI welcomes Matthew P. Canepa as Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Presidential Chair in Art History & Archaeology of Ancient Iran

10/10/2018 - Noted art historian joins UCI's Department of Art History, Ph.D. Program in Visual Studies, and Persian Studies Center (more)
Latinx leaders

Latinx leaders

10/08/2018 - To mark Hispanic Heritage Month, we highlight some exceptional Anteaters (more)
UCI School of Humanities welcomes Dean Tyrus Miller and nine new faculty

UCI School of Humanities welcomes Dean Tyrus Miller and nine new faculty

10/02/2018 - In addition to Miller, nine new faculty join the school with expertise spanning the Italian Renaissance to ancient Iran (more)