Category: blum-events

Blum Coffee Hour – 2/27/18

February 27th, 2018 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m Social Ecology I, Rm. 112 (map) The Blum Center offers many opportunities for students to enrich their education, whether it be PP&D 115, Global Service Scholars, or the Civic & Community Engagement Minor. If you’re interested in learning more about the Blum curriculum, stop by the Blum[…]

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Book Talk with Jamie Rowen – 3/13/18

March 13, 2018 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. SBSG 1517 RSVP Online Drawing on twelve years of fieldwork, over 200 interviews, archival and survey research, the talk focuses on how transitional justice developed as an idea around which a loosely structured movement emerged and professionalized, making truth commissions a standard response to mass violence. The book[…]

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Refugee Awareness Working Luncheon – 2/13/18

February 13, 2018 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. SBSG 5105 RSVP Online As a follow-up to the Panel & Workshop event, the Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation is hosting a luncheon with Professor Richard Matthew and representatives from the Tiyya Foundation. Join us for an in-depth discussion of the innovative ideas and solutions presented during Refugee[…]

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Film Screening: Daughters of the Forest – 2/28

  February 28, 2018 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. EH 1200 The screening will begin at 7:00, followed by an audience discussion.  On Wednesday, February 28th, the UCI Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation and Distinguished Visiting Scholar Martín Burt will be hosting a film screening of “Daughters of the Forest.” Join us as we learn about[…]

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Refugee Awareness Week Panel and Workshop – 1/16/18

  January 16, 2018 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. UCI Student Center Emerald Bay B The UCI Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation will be participating in a discussion and workshop regarding the current refugee framework and its challenges. Students and faculty will come together to suggest reforms and share concrete steps we can take to address[…]

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New Venture Competition Mixer + Workshop 1 (Business Model Canvas) – 1/10/18

January 10, 2018 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. School of Business Workshop begins at 5:30, followed by a reception and mixer. 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 business[…]

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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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