UC Irvine Parents eNews

September 2016
Issue No. 78

Message from Chancellor Gillman
Welcome to the 2016-2017 academic year at the University of California, Irvine. I speak for all of us on the faculty and staff when I say how pleased I am that you and your student are members of the Anteater family. Admission to UC Irvine is highly sought after, and being a member of our student body is testament to your student's hard work and impressive achievements.

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UCI Parents, 9.15.16
Living 101 - "Get off to the right start"

Living 101 is a self-mastery course that teaches life skills and personal leadership concepts and tools. Students will learn to strengthen self-esteem and authenticity, improve interpersonal and business communication, reduce fear and stress, and manage the ups and downs of life with more courage, confidence and inner peace, while making friends along the way.

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UCI in Top 10 Cool Schools for 7th consecutive year

UCI has become the only campus to score in the top 10 of Sierra magazine's "Cool Schools" ranking for seven consecutive years.

Finishing third this year on the strength of green energy and eco-friendly transportation programs, sustainability research, and related academic and co-curricular student activities, UCI is the highest-ranked comprehensive university and leading UC school on the list.

UCI News, 9.06.16
Opportunities for parent & family involvement
Parent Welcome Booth Volunteers Needed for Move-In Weekend
Current UCI Parents are needed to help welcome our newest parents over Move-In Weekend this Friday, Sept. 16 - Sunday, Sept. 18. If you are interested in volunteering at our Parent Programs Welcome Booth, please contact Matt Princetta at mprincet@uci.edu .

Come join fellow Anteater parents and family members in your local neighborhood for a casual gathering to connect with one another and receive important UCI updates and resources. Coffee Socials will be held at a local coffee shop or a private residence in various regions. More details to come. We are currently recruiting hosts! If you are interested in hosting an event, please email
parentprograms@uci.edu .

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To text or not to text?

One of the hardest things for parents about sending their sons and daughters off to college is the loss of daily contact. Support parents with the best tips for establishing a healthy communication routine.

CollegiateParent, 8.16.16

Quick Links

2016 Welcome Week schedule » 

UCI ranked 9th
among nation's public universities »

UCI makes
Princeton Review's Green Honor Roll for
4th straight year »


UCI political scientist is named a top 50 influencer » 

UCI Parent Programs & Alumni welcome newest Anteater families » 

Welcome home, Olympians »

What is a Dean? »

UCI's NASA team for atmospheric study » 
UCI study links selfies, happiness »

Associate UCI professor pens Newsweek cover story »

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