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INSIDE UCI

A unique part of Summer Session Special Programs is INSIDE UCI, featuring presentations, tours, and workshops that offer a “front row seat” to the current research and diverse academic paths of prominent UCI researchers and industry experts.

2016 Presenters

Presenters are able to make interactive presentations based on their interests and share aspects of their academic journey. Instructors can promote their fall, winter, and spring quarter classes to newly admitted first year and transfer students.

  • Anthropology, Technology, and Human Futures
    Dr. Tom Boellstorff, Professor, Anthropology
  • Arts Tour: Let's Talk Shop, Props & Production
    Pamela Marsden, Properties Supervisor, Drama
  • Adventures of a Toxicity Avenger
    Dr. Oladele A. Ogunseitan, Professor of Public Health & Social Ecology, Chair of Population Health & Disease Prevention, Public Health
  • Writing Science and Beyond in the Digital Age
    Erika Hayasaki, Professor of Literary Journalism, English
  • Inside the Moot Courtroom
    Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean & Professor, Law
  • Digital Filmmaking Production Workshop with David Rincon
    David Rincon, Lab Manager, Digital Filmmaking, Arts
  • A Healing Art: The Yin and Yang of Dance and Neurorehabilitation
    Dr. Kelli Sharp, Assistant Professor of Dance Science, Arts-Dance, Co-Director of iMOVE Laboratory
  • How to Perform Brain Surgery through the Leg
    Dr. Li-Mei Lin, Director of Cerebrovascular/Endovascular Neurosurgery Research Program, Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine
  • How (not) to break up with your Girlfriend: Love, Truth, and Lies in Shakespeare
    Dr. Julia Reinhard Lupton, Professor, English, Director of UCI Illuminations (the Chancellors’ Arts & Culture Initiative)
  • Finding Charity Folks: Ghosts, Memory, and the Reconstruction of an Enslaved Biography
    Dr. Jessica Millward, Associate Professor, History
  • What We Talk About When We Talk About People
    Dr. Keith Murphy, Professor, Director of Undergraduate Students, Anthropology
  • Playing with Possible Futures: Hybrid Physical/Digital Interfaces for Transformative Play
    Dr. Josh Tanenbaum, Assistant Professor, Informatics
  • San Joaquin Freshwater Marsh Tour
    Dr. Peter A. Bowler, Senior Lecturer, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Director of the Arboretum
  • Navigating Mind
    Dr. Anthony Kubiak, Professor, Arts-Drama
  • How to Achieve Long-Term (academic) Success AND Happiness at UCI: Practical Hints to Get You Started
    Dr. Armin Schewegler, Professor Spanish & Portuguese, Director Global Cultures, School of Humanities
  • Robotics and Wearable Sensors for Rehabilitation: Tour the iMOVE Laboratory
    Dr. David Reinkensmeyer, Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Anatomy and Neurobiology; and Biomedical Engineering
  • Nuclear Reactor Tour
    Jonathon Wallick, Nuclear Science Lab Engineer, Chemistry
  • Our Charismatic Microfauna: My Journey Back to the Sea
    Dr. Peter Bryant, Research Professor, Developmental & Cell Biology
  • Global Cultures Presentations
    Dr. Armin Schwegler, Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
  • How to Unboil Eggs
    Dr. Gregory Weiss, Professor, Chemistry

“My first exposure to the Limb Regeneration lab was actually through one of the INSIDE UCI tours... Little did I know, I would be spending the next 2 and a half years working in that very same lab…” Michelle Oei
UCI Class of 2013, USC Class of 2018

Arts Tour: Let's Talk Shop, Props & Production
Pamela Marsden, Properties Supervisor, Drama
Digital Filmmaking Production Workshop with David Rincon
David Rincon, Lab Manager, Digital Filmmaking, Arts
How (not) to break up with your Girlfriend: Love, Truth, and Lies in Shakespeare
Dr. Julia Reinhard Lupton, Professor, English, Director of UCI Illuminations (the Chancellors’ Arts & Culture Initiative)
How to Achieve Long-Term (academic) Success AND Happiness at UCI: Practical Hints to Get You Started
Dr. Armin Schewegler, Professor Spanish & Portuguese, Director Global Cultures, School of Humanities
Inside the Moot Courtroom
Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean & Professor, Law
San Joaquin Marsh Tour
Dr. Peter A. Bowler, Senior Lecturer, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Director of the Arboretum
Robotics and Wearable Sensors for Rehabilitation: Tour the iMOVE Laboratory
Dr. David Reinkensmeyer, Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Anatomy and Neurobiology; and Biomedical Engineering

The Audience: Special Programs

Special Programs participants are enrolled in UCI Summer Session courses and are eager to get a head start in their college careers at UCI.