Free Tickets to Compassion Concert

October 16, 2017

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 House of Cohen, a tribute to her friend and mentor Leonard Cohen. The Concert will also showcase the most recent work of the Blum Center.

CHP students can attend the concert for free, just email CHP alumna Ellen Kern (’11) at ekern@uci.edu.


UCI’s Test Prep Program Free Events

October 8, 2017

There are three free test prep events offered this week:


The Pre-Med Journey Workshop

September 28, 2017

September 29, 2017
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Student Services I 100 -Training Room Career Center
This workshop hosted by UCI Career Center will focus on medical school admissions criteria and developing a competitive application. Other topics include effective interviewing, the AMCAS Process and asking for Letters of Recommendation.

Scholarship Opportunities Program – Sp. ’17, Finals Wk.

June 12, 2017

Please visit http://scholars.uci.edu/ for more info.

*UPCOMING EVENT* Are you a student demonstrating academic and leadership excellence? Interested in learning how a scholarship can benefit you in the future? Come to our Winners Panel event! Students and faculty members will discuss how their scholarship wins have influenced their career trajectories.

There will be no walk-in advising hours for Finals Week. Summer walk-in advising hours TBA.

Advising Appointments: If you would like to make a personalized appointment to learn more about prestigious scholarships, please read http://scholars.uci.edu/advising-appointments/. Complete the Prospective Scholarship Winner Information Form and please email sklrship@uci.edu to set up an appointment.

Check out our blog, Q & A’s with Scholarship Winners.


Scholarship Opportunities Program – Sp. ’17, Wk 9

May 30, 2017

Please visit http://scholars.uci.edu/ for more info.

Spring 2017 Walk-In Hours: Thursdays 1:00pm-2:00pm. Location: Ayala Science Library, 1st Floor in the Writing Center. Please check in at the front desk.

Advising Appointments: If you would like to make a personalized appointment to learn more about prestigious scholarships, please read http://scholars.uci.edu/advising-appointments/. Complete the Prospective Scholarship Winner Information Form and please email sklrship@uci.edu to set up an appointment.

Check out our blog, Q & A’s with Scholarship Winners.


The CHP would like to recognize the following CHP students and alumni who have received prestigious scholarships this year:

Schwarzman Scholars

  • Finalist: Stella Liu (’15)

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

  • Leandra Jackson (’18)
  • Honorable Mention: Jordan Edmunds (’18)

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

  • Alternate: Joshua Cook (’17)

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

  • Honorable Mention: Jason Yu (’17)

Students interested in these and other prestigious scholarships must apply through the Scholarship Opportunities Program.


Artmaking Workshop with Trinh Mai

May 9, 2017

Come and make your own mixed-media art work with artist Trinh Mai! With the focus on memory and family, please bring a photo that evokes memories for you to turn into a work of art. This hands-on workshop is the culmination of CHP’s yearlong series with Trinh Mai, who has visited the CHP Honors Seminar on the Vietnam War and hosted CHPers at her studio. She is the artist in residence at Grand Central Art Gallery and formerly of the Vietnamese American Oral History Project at UCI.

Workshop is on Tuesday, May 23rd from noon to 2:00 p.m. in the OC & SEAA Center (Libraries Gateway Study Center, ground floor). No previous art experience or skills necessary, and supplies will be provided. Click here for more information and to RSVP & email Honors Advisor Theresa Nguyen at th.nguyen@uci.edu.


Scholarship Opportunities Program: Sp’17 Wk 3

April 17, 2017

*UPCOMING EVENT*

Please visit http://scholars.uci.edu/ for more info.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Info Session– Learn more about the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship with a representative that will present at our special information session! The session will take place on Tuesday, April 18 at HG Room 1030. Presentation starts at 6:00 PM and light refreshments will be provided. Please register in advance!

*UPCOMING DEADLINE* Are you a freshman, sophomore, or junior transfer interested in applying for scholarships? Do you want to gain valuable leadership skills? Apply to become a mentee in the Peer Scholars Program within the UCI Scholarship Opportunities Program! The program takes place from late Spring Quarter and throughout Summer 2017.

Please submit your mentee application in EEE by May 10, 2017 at noon!

Spring 2017 Walk-In Hours: Thursdays 1:00pm-2:00pm. Location: Ayala Science Library, 1st Floor in the Writing Center. Please check in at the front desk.

Advising Appointments: If you would like to make a personalized appointment to learn more about prestigious scholarships, please read http://scholars.uci.edu/advising-appointments/. Complete the Prospective Scholarship Winner Information Form and please email sklrship@uci.edu to set up an appointment.

Check out our blog, Q & A’s with Scholarship Winners.

Hope to see you soon!

SOP


Post-Baccalaureate Program in Psychology and Social Behavior

April 17, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for fall 2017 enrollment to the Post-Baccalaureate Program in Psychology and Social Behavior. Please consider sharing the information below with students, alumni, or anyone else you think might be interested in learning more about this program.

All are welcome to attend an information session on:
Wednesday, April 19
3:00p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Social Ecology I (SE-I) Room 112

This program is designed for people with a bachelor’s degree in any field who are seeking preparation for graduate school in psychology or related fields, and for people seeking career development or career change. The program consists of eight courses, includes hands-on experience in research laboratory and internship settings, and can be completed at your own pace.

For more information and application, visit the website.

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Joanne Zinger at joanne.zinger@uci.edu


UROP Symposium Call for Abstracts

April 17, 2017
Dear UCI Students:
 
You are cordially invited to join us at the Twenty-Fourth Annual UCI Undergraduate Research Symposium to be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017, in the UCI Student Center.
 
This stimulating day-long event provides an excellent opportunity for you, UCI faculty and staff, parents, alumni, members of the media, and the outside community to participate actively in communicating about research and creative activities in all academic fields. The Symposium gives students a rich experience in the presentation aspect of the research process through their oral and/or poster presentations and discussions.
 
We encourage you to make a presentation at the Symposium or to attend and learn about the research endeavors of your fellow undergraduates. The Presentation & Abstract Submission Form is available online at UROP Web site. The submission deadline is Monday, April 24, 2017.
 
Please note that UROP and SURP Fellows are required to submit an abstract and present at the Symposium; however, the event is open to all students to attend, present, or volunteer.
 
If you wish to volunteer to help at the Symposium, please e-mail: urop@uci.edu, or contact us at the UROP Office: Student Services II, Suite 2100; phone: (949) 824-4189.
 
If you would like to attend only, RSVP here .
 
The tentative schedule for the Symposium is:
 
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.               Registration
7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.             Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.             Oral Presentation Session I
10:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.           Keynote Address and Awards Ceremony
12:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.             Lunch/Dance Performance
1:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.               Poster Session
3:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.               Oral Presentation Session II
Please note that there are multiple workshops planned on how to prepare and practice your presentation, available on the UROP Web site.
 
The UCI Undergraduate Research Symposium is sponsored by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). We look forward to receiving your application, and to your presentation at the Symposium. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or comments.

UROP Symposium Call for Abstracts

April 10, 2017

The 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held Saturday, May 20 in the UCI Student Center. We encourage you to make a presentation at the Symposium or to attend and learn about the research endeavors of your fellow undergraduates. The Presentation & Abstraction Submission Form is due by Monday, April 24, 2017. For more details on how to prepare an abstract, please review the Abstract Guidelines or attend UROP’s Prepare for Symposium Workshop on Wednesday, April 19.