CNLM Director Michael A. Yassa Will Serve as the First Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the School of Biological Sciences

Dear Colleagues, I am delighted to announce that Professor Michael A. Yassa has accepted the position of associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion for the School of Biological Sciences, effective October 1, 2020. A faculty member at UCI since 2014, Professor Yassa is an accomplished scientist and highly effective instructor and mentor who is well known…

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Dismantling Systemic Racism Working Groups- abstract image of combined faces

Colleagues, During our last Dismantling Systemic Racism town hall meeting on July 21st, we described the working group process for supporting the campus grassroots effort to tackle systemic racism and factors that contribute to an anti-Black culture on our UCI campus. On August 24th, Vice Chancellor Haynes announced the launch of the Black Thriving Initiative…

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#BlackinNeuroWeek begins today!

  Dear colleagues, This week is #BlackinNeuroWeek, a weeklong celebration of Black excellence in neuroscience and related disciplines. BlackinNeuro is an international grassroots effort led by a brilliant group of scholars including the CNLM’s very own Elena Dominguez and Angeline Dukes. It is hosting the first BlackinNeuroWeek July 27-August 2, 2020. In addition to daily themed hashtags and conversations, the group…

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