Richard Matthew, Faculty Director of the UCI Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation, issued this message on the passing of Blum Center founder Richard Blum: Richard Blum passed away this Sunday, February 27, 2022. A remarkably successful business leader and accomplished mountain climber, his exposure to poverty while trekking in the […]
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Professor Brett Sanders, who leads the Blum Center’s research on flooding and community vulnerabilities, was recently interviewed by Spectrum News 1. “Sanders […] walked on the other end of the project recently at Linda Lane. He noted that the city’s project is a good start. ‘But it’s only one piece […]
Blum Center Director Richard Matthew is a co-author on a recent article in the Annals of the American Association of Geographers. The article, titled “Species on the Move: Environmental Change, Displacement and Conservation,” characterizes the growing challenge of forced displacement and conservation, and outlines how responses could foster socioecologically just […]
February 1-4, 2022 Hosted by the Environmental Peacebuilding Association® (EnPAx™) The Environmental Peacebuilding Association® (EnPAx™) and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) are delighted to announce that the Second International Conference on Environmental Peacebuilding will be held virtually on February 1-4, 2022, convened in partnership with the […]
Blum Center Director Richard Matthew is a co-author on a recent article in the Journal of Climate Change and Health. The article, titled “Climate Change-Accelerated Ocean Biodiversity Loss & Associated Planetary Health Impacts,” reviews scientific literature on how climate change is impacting ocean biodiversity, and how this in turn has […]
The Blum Center and the UCI Division of Career Pathways are teaming up for a resume workshop focused on how to leverage volunteerism and service in your job search. This live Zoom workshop is open to all UCI students. Alumni of the Global Service Scholars and Small Change, Better World […]