Announcing the Native American and Pacific Islander Bruins Rising Initiative

From the Office of the Chancellor Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost What you need to know: New initiative will include efforts to diversify and support our students, faculty and staff Commitments include new faculty FTE, support for post-doctoral and graduate fellowships Dear Bruin Community: This past April, the University of California announced … Read more

[ABC News] Pandemic shows need for Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders participation in census

Professor Randy Akee quoted in the article— For decades, government officials have struggled to accurately count Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders nationwide. Members have been mislabeled or gone uncounted because of an unwillingness or inability to participate in the census. Every 10 years the U.S. Census Bureau undertakes a massive effort to count the American … Read more