Social Sciences Highlights Week

  23 - 27 February, 2015      

Transfer Panel and Mixer | Monday, February 23rd

4:00-6:30 p.m. |  Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1517
Join us for a great time to develop a transfer peer network with fellow transfer peers and alumni.  All UCI transfer student welcome! Make sure you don't miss this! FREE FOOD (not just snacks)! 

Social Sciences Fair | Tuesday, February 24

12:00-2:00 p.m. |  Social Sciences  Outdoor Plaza
Want to learn more about what's going on in the Social Sciences and how it can compliment your academic experience? Check out our Social Sciences Fair where all the departments, faculty/staff, and other Social Sciences resources will be there. All student welcome, regardless of major! FREE Pizza, Popcorn and Cotton Candy!

What's Next? Alumni/Career Panel | Wednesday, February 25

4:00-6:00 p.m. |  UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom B

Attend the Alumni/Career Day to build relationships with successful alumni and explore their careers. 
Through this event, you will can learn how these Alumni got to where they are today and how you can get where you need to be. A variety of professions and fields will be represented. ALL UCI students welcome!
You will be first introduced to the alumni and then break into smaller groups to have more personal conversations. Dinner provided! Please RSVP to

These are the following alumni attending the event:

  • Rick Evans, Vice President Slingshot Software
  • Steve Capps, Vice President & Portfolio Manager, Sunwest Bank
  • Bobby Barzi, Founder and Chief Dada at fodada. fodada
  • Jenny Doh, Founder and President, CRESCENDoh, LLC
  • Hermine Hanover Rule, JD Whittier College
  • Araya Firoozmand, Attorney, Newmeyer & Dillion
  • Aaron Shaffer, PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Alliant International University


Speed-Researching | Thursday, February 26

5:30-7:00 p.m. |  Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1517 

Maximize your faculty network by personally meeting professors from multiple disciplines at one event! Learn more about their research and ask them what you want to know, one-on-one. You will meet several professors in a rotation method. ALL UCI students welcome! Dinner provided! Please RSVP to

These are the following professors attending the event:

  • Professor Louis Desipio, Chicano/Latino Studies
  • Professor Virginia Mann, Cognitive Sciences
  • Professor David Frank, Sociology
  • Professor Tony Smith, Political Science
  • Professor Al Valdez, Social Sciences
  • Professor Michael Montoya, Anthropolgy
  • Professor Antonio Rodriguez Lopez, Economics


 Contact: Kathy Dong, or 949.824.9229 |  Sponsor: UCI School of Social Sciences

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