Human Security Award 2018

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Featuring NASA astronaut Steve L. Smith Embark: One World, Endless Destinations June 6, 2018 Irvine Barclay Theatre 5:00 p.m. Doors Open 5:30 p.m. Program 7:00 p.m. Reception Human Security Award presented as part of the 25th Anniversary Celebration for the School of Social Ecology Join us to commemorate Social Ecology’s […]

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Bridges OC 2018 – 5/3/18

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May 3, 2018 8:00 – 4:30 p.m. Division of Continuing Education, Building 8 The full-day sustainability conference will cover topics including energy, water, housing, business, transportation and resilience planning in Orange County. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with civic and business leaders, policy developers, building industry professionals, […]

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Food for Thought – 4/18/18

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April 18, 2018 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. Student Center, Emerald Bay B Presented by the FRESH Basic Needs Hub and the Blum Ambassadors Council, in conjunction with the Blum Network’s SACEPI Global Poverty Action Days. Learn more here.  Join us for a three-part educational event focused on issues related to affordable […]

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Luncheon Seminar & Water Colloquium Series with Kathleen Miller – 4/18/18 and 4/19/18

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Luncheon Seminar April 18, 2018 11:30 – 1:30 p.m. SBSG 5105 Presented in partnership with Water UCI Join Water UCI and the Blum Center for lunch and conversation with Dr. Kathleen Miller. As a scientist and economist, she works with the Climate Science and Applications Program under the Research Applications […]

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“Learning to Give Back” Awards Ceremony – 3/20/18

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March 20, 2018 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. SBSG 1517 Presented by Civic and Community Engagement Minor and in Partnership with the Philanthropy Lab Participating in a new experiential philanthropy course, students learn about local, national and global communities, and find ways to address their needs through philanthropic gifts to non-profit organizations. […]

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Book Talk with Jamie Rowen – 3/13/18

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March 13, 2018 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. SBSG 1517 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 […]

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Film Screening: Daughters of the Forest – 2/28/18

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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 […]

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Blum Coffee Hour – 2/27/18

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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 […]

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Refugee Awareness Working Luncheon – 2/13/18

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February 13, 2018 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. SBSG 5105 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 […]

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

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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 […]

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

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January 10, 2018 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. School of Business Workshop begins at 5:30, followed by a reception and mixer. 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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InSight Magazine Launch Week – 4/24-4/26

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018: OPENING GALLERY RECEPTION AND HOMELESSNESS PANEL Viewpoint Gallery · 6:00-8:30 p.m. · RSVP 6:00-7:00 p.m. – Reception 7:00-8:00 p.m. – Panel 8:00-8:30 p.m. – Q&A In celebration of the publication of InSight, the student team invites you all to their first official launch event. We will […]

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