Category: blum-events

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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Refugee Awareness Week 2017

Week 6 (May 8th – May 12th) is Refugee Awareness Week at UCI! Join Hearts of Mercy at UCI, Fresh START, the UCI Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation, and the Olive Tree Initiative during Refugee Awareness Week to explore these questions and more as we seek to gain perspective and understanding “Through Refugee Eyes.” Various[…]

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Discover the 2017 Designing Solutions for Poverty Teams & Projects

Thursday, May 4, 5:30 PM Porter Colloquia Merage School of Business (SB1) Join us in discovering the solutions of tomorrow and meet the student teams and their proposed projects of the 2017 Designing Solutions for Poverty Competition. RSVP to ekern@uci.edu by May 1. Find more information on the 2017 Designing Solutions for Poverty Competition HERE.[…]

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Earth Week 2017

Earth Week 2017 at UCI Week 3 (April 17th – April 21st) is Earth Week! UCI Sustainability will be hosting various on-campus events throughout the week, including speaker panels, resource fairs, tree planting, and more. You can view the full event lineup here. On April 19th, the Blum Center will be partnering with SOAR to host “Cultivating Solutions: Food Access & Nutrition Workshop.” To[…]

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Cultivating Solutions: Food Access & Nutrition Workshop

April 19, 2017 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. SBSG 1517 To RSVP, visit: bit.ly/CultivatingSolutions As part of Earth Week and the Blum Federation’s SACEPI Global Poverty Action Days, the Blum Ambassadors Council is hosting a workshop to explore and empower students to combat issues of food access and nutrition. We hope to raise awareness about food[…]

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Luncheon Seminar with Renato Balbim, Visiting Scholar from Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (IPEA) – 2/22/17

Luncheon Seminar with Renato Balbim for a special discussion on solar energy and poverty. February 22, 2017 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. SBSG 5105 Lunch Will Be Provided To RSVP, go to: https://goo.gl/forms/OBTMHeF7b6yqIMpE3 Renato Balbim studies urban planning with the Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (IPEA) in Brazil. Currently, he is a UCI visiting scholar studying[…]

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Luncheon Seminar with Aaron Wolf, Director of Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Database Project – 3/2/17

Luncheon Seminar with Aaron Wolf for a special discussion on water conflict resolution. March 2, 2017 12:45 – 2:00 p.m. SBSG 5105 Lunch Will Be Provided To RSVP, go to: bit.ly/AaronWolf Aaron Wolf is a geography professor in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. Wolf has earned his masters[…]

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Social Entrepreneurship Breakfast

8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Executive Commons, Multipurpose Academic & Administrative Building (MPAA) The annual Designing Solutions for Poverty Competition and New Venture Competition are two ways for innovative ideas to receive support and funding for ideas that have the potential to change the world. The 3rd Annual Designing Solutions for Poverty Competition is a[…]

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Living Peace Series with Dr. James Orbinski

With special guest Bobby Bailey Irvine Barclay Theatre Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm Doors open at 6:00 pm Watch the recorded livestream HERE. Join physician, humanitarian, and author Dr. James Orbinski for an intimate discussion on responding and growing through crisis. The talk will be guided by special guest Bobby Bailey, award-winning humanitarian,[…]

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