Feature Story:
UCI Ranks Nationally in Upward Mobility  

On numerous occasions, UC Irvine has expressed a growing concern with the future of institutional learning — calling for continual adaptation in order to suit the changing needs of a diversified student population and a swiftly evolving globally centered job market. The OVPTL is excited to see that focus reflected in the New York Times’ article ranking UCI as #4 in upward mobility, with 81% of students from the bottom fifth of the income distribution ending up in the top three-fifths.

Read the full article here. 
 Conversations with the Vice Provost 
Conversations with the Vice Provost - Richard Arum *TEASER
Tune in to episode two of “Conversations with the Vice Provost” where we join your host Vice Provost Michael Dennin and Professor of Sociology and Dean of Education Dr. Richard Arum as they discuss the changing face of the modern university -- and the innovative implications as hegemonic methodologies struggle to keep pace with increased diversity.
6 Steps To Help You Achieve Boothing Success at UCI 

In the interest of spreading wisdom, the OVPTL has compiled this list of best practices so that you and your team can make the most out of your boothing experiences on campus.

Read the full article here.
What To Do if Your Social Media Accounts Get Hacked
(and other Cyber Security Tips)

The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (OVPTL) wants to help you prepare for any cyber security threat. These resources will help you and your colleagues stay safe in today’s increasingly digital world.

Read the full article here.
Social Media Made Easy - Workshop Recap and Resources 
The Office for the Vice Provost of Teaching & Learning invites you to join us at the January Social Media Lunch, hosted by UCI Applied Innovation AKA "The Cove!" We will be discussing 'Social Media' topics that help you get more people to your events! To get a taste of our last Social Media Lunch, check out this video! 

Video of the Month

Creating Awesome Bios for Twitter
OVPTL Communications is here to be YOUR 'Social Media' resource. UCI Media and OVPTL are excited to share another video from our series of short training videos to walk you through each of the major platforms.

Enjoy this short video about how to build a great 'Social Media' bio for Twitter!

Upcoming Events

January Social Media Brunch at
Applied Innovation (The Cove)

The Office for the Vice Provost of Teaching & Learning invites you to join us at the January 'Social Media Lunch' on Tuesday, January 31st from 11am - 1pm. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. 

Topics will cover how to better market your events so that people share and show up! 

Where: UCI Applied Innovation (The Cove)
5141 California Drive, Irvine, Ca 92617 
(Next to the Starbucks in Research Park) 

Please RSVP 

"Alumni Connections" Coffee Hour

Are you a UCI alumnus? If so, International Student Excellence Programs would like to invite you to participate in our "Alumni Connections" Coffee Hour! 

Thursday - February 2, 2017 

6:00 - 8:00 pm 

Student Center, Global Viewpoint Lounge 

Coffee, tea, and snacks will be served.

Free parking for alumni!

Please RSVP here


Special Announcements

Dean / Vice Provost Dennin has a YouTube Page!

Subscribe here and get access to hours of informative entertainment including conversations, interviews, the popular "Where Science Meets the Real World" and "Dennin's Choice Video Picks."  

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University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697


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