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Harnessing the knowledge, ingenuity and passion of the university to understanding and alleviating poverty and inequality.
Blum Center's flagship course – PP&D 115: Global Poverty & Inequality in the 21st Century
- Introduction to the Local & Global Study of Poverty, Inequality, and Social Justice
- A Study of Poverty and Inequality from a Multidisciplinary Perspective
- 4-unit 10-week Course, Entirely Online and Available to All UC Undergraduates
Blum Center supports pioneering, interdisciplinary research to develop human-centered, contextually sensitive and sustainable solutions to poverty, including:
- Community Research Projects
- Seed Grants for Student Research
Discover opportunities to participate now, with upcoming events, and in the quarters ahead by:
- Enable Students to Engage with Poverty in a Practical Way
- Contribute to Research
- Join the Blum Ambassadors Council
Current UCI Blum Center news:
- Initial cohort of Global Service Scholars share experiences from abroad. Read more HERE
- 2017 Designing Solutions Competition winners receive $20,000 in grants to address poverty. Read more HERE.
- Article highlights Director Richard Matthew's contribution to a recent flood risk study. Read more HERE.