Category: blum-events

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week – 11/13-11/18

Week 7 is Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week! To see the detailed event list, visit this site. The Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation is involved in several of the events throughout the week: Monday, 11/13 (11 am – 2 pm): Involvement Fair on the Student Center Terrace Student representatives will be tabling and answering questions[…]

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2018 UCI New Venture Competition Kickoff – 11/8/17

November 8, 2017 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. School of Business Program begins at 5:30, followed by a reception and question/answer session. To RSVP, click here Calling all entrepreneurs! The 2018 UCI New Venture Competition offers all UC Irvine students, staff and researchers the opportunity to form a team, launch a startup and potentially fund their[…]

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UNICEF at UCI’s Annual Hunger Banquet – 11/17/17

November 17, 2017 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. UCI Student Center, Emerald Bay As part of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, UNICEF at UCI is hosting a Hunger Banquet. The event is interactive dining experience to raise awareness about global poverty. Blum Center Faculty Director Richard Matthew and ASUCI President Lydia Natoolo will speak at the[…]

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ANTsgiving 2017: Building Social Enterprises That Make A Difference – 11/15/17

Wednesday, November 15 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Merage Auditorium RSVP online HERE Join us for an event featuring leaders in social enterprise as they share their challenges and solutions in making a real difference in the community. Students and community leaders are invited to attend. Food provided and prizes for students who submit their idea[…]

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Minor Information Session – 11/8/17

November 8, 2017 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. SE I, room 112 RSVP Online At the start of the millennium, widespread global poverty has emerged as one of the most pressing social problems of our times. The Blum Poverty Track within the Civic and Community Engagement Minor brings together students from across majors and disciplines to[…]

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Innovation Seminar – 11/7/17

November 7, 2017 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Executive Commons, MPAA To RSVP, visit: bit.ly/SeminarNov7 Join us for an Innovation Seminar with a focus on Energy Efficiency in Buildings & Distributed Energy Resources. Including a keynote speech and reception, the event is a great opportunity to bring together professors, researchers, students, and leading innovators in the[…]

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Compassion Concert: Perla Batalla in the House of Cohen

The Compassion Concert Featuring Perla Batalla Winifred Smith Hall Friday, October 27, 2017 at 7:30 pm Doors open at 7:00 pm With ongoing turbulence and struggles around the world, the Compassion Concert offers an opportunity to enjoy an evening of the arts in an intimate setting. Singer-songwriter Perla Batalla will perform Perla Batalla in the[…]

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Luncheon with Bishnu Upreti, Visiting Scholar from Nepal Centre for Contemporary Research (NCCR) – 9/15/17

Luncheon with Bishnu Upreti for a special discussion on environmental security and poverty. September 15, 2017 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. SBSG 5105 Lunch Will Be Provided To RSVP, go to: http://bit.ly/BishnuUpreti Bishnu Upreti studies environmental security and poverty with special focus on Nepal and South Asia. Currently, he is the Research Director at the[…]

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Headwaters to Ocean (H2O) Conference

May 23-24, 2017 Beckman Center of the National Academies of Science and Engineering 100 Academy Dr., Irvine, CA 92617 Headwaters to Ocean (H2O) is a two-day conference including panels, presentations, and working groups focused on conversations related to water, oceans, coastal environments, resilience, and terrestrial interfaces with marine systems. Among the presentations, Blum faculty Brett Sanders[…]

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New Venture Competition Awards Ceremony

May 12, 2017 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Merage School Auditorium Paul Merage School of Business   At this Friday’s event, the winners of the New Venture Competition will be announced and the winners of the 2017 Designing Solutions Competition will also be honored! Following the ceremony, there will be a reception with drinks, appetizers, and a[…]

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