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Welcome to ICS Scholars Day 2011. Why UCI?. HAL STERN Ted and Janice Smith Family Foundation Dean Professor of Statistics. Computers and technology are everywhere. Interdisciplinary Education. Medicine: Imaging. Humanities: Data Mining. Biological & Physical Sciences: Modeling.

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Welcome to ics scholars day 2011

Welcome toICS Scholars Day 2011

Why UCI?

HAL STERN

Ted and Janice Smith Family Foundation Dean

Professor of Statistics


Welcome to ics scholars day 2011

Computers and technology are everywhere


Welcome to ics scholars day 2011

Interdisciplinary Education

Medicine: Imaging

Humanities: Data Mining

Biological & Physical Sciences: Modeling

Art, Education, &

Social Ecology


Only school of computing in the uc

Only School of Computing in the UC

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UCIRVINE

UCIrvine


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Curricular Diversity (Majors)

  • Computer Science

  • Informatics

  • Information & Computer Science

  • Biomedical Computing

  • Computer Game Science

  • Business Information Management (with The Paul Merage School of Business)

  • Computer Science & Engineering (with The Henry Samueli School of Engineering)


Curricular diversity cont d

Curricular Diversity (cont’d)

  • Bren ICS Minors*

    • Biomedical Computing

    • Digital Information Systems

    • Informatics

    • Information and Computer Science

    • Statistics

      *Some major/minor combinations are restricted.

  • Concentration (available by application to continuing students only)

    • Engineering/ICS in the Global Context (study/internship outside of the U.S.)

  • UCI offers choices galore!

    • 80+ majors and 60+ minors

  • Freshmen/Transfer 1-unit seminars (limited to 15 students), such as:

    • Hobby Electronics

    • Reading Harry Potter

    • Global Leadership

  • Education Abroad Program


Project based learning

Project-BasedLearning


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Research Opportunities

  • Student-initiated research

  • Bren:ICS Honors Program

  • UCI Undergraduate Research

  • Opportunities Program (UROP)

  • — Provides guidance, funding and faculty mentor

  • Campus programs that provide a

  • stipend and summer housing

  • Examples:

  • — Summer Undergraduate Research Program

  • — Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in

  • Information Technology (SURF-IT)


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Corporate Connections


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Faculty Excellence &Accessibility


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Committed to Student Success

  • Engaged and accessible faculty

    • Weekly office hours by faculty and course TAs

    • Associate Dean hosts weekly drop-in hours

  • Academic counseling staff

    • Help students find most efficient way to meet all their academic goals

    • Inform students about programs/opportunities that enhance learning and build their resume

    • Guide students to appropriate campus resources

  • Learning & Academic Resource Center (LARC)

    • FREE workshops/tutoring & fee-based tutoring

  • Math, Physics, and Chemistry Departments

    • FREE drop-in tutoring


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Building a Diverse Community

Women in Computer Sciences (WICS)

SAGE Scholars

WICS/Girls Inc.

EcoRaft Demo


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Student Life

Bren Brawl: Friendly competition among student gamers

Bren:ICS students at UCI

Leadership Conference

ICS/Blizzard Alumni Night

Student Showcase 2011 participants

ICS Student Council members at ICS/Boeing Alumni Night


Questions

Get prompt responses and

different perspectives:

Academic counselors/peer advisors:

[email protected]

949-824-5156 (M-F8-5)

Faculty:

André van der Hoek

Associate Dean for Student Affairs

[email protected]

Questions?

Bren:ICS 2010-11 Student Ambassadors


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