Asian American Studies
Associate Professor of Asian American Studies Jonathan H. X. Lee was invited to become an inaugural member of the Southeast Asian Archive (SEAA) Ambassadors. The Ambassadors serve as advocates for the UC Irvine Libraries SEAA, assist in organizing or co-sponsoring events and programs to increase awareness and serve as scholarly and community resources for the Archive.
Lee was also on the panel "Moving Gods: Relocations of the Sacred Across Oceans" at the Transpacific Re-Orientations: Religion, Spirituality and the Invisible Connections Between Asia and the Americas conference held Jan. 23-24 at the University of Southern California.
The San Francisco chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW) has named Dean of the College of Business Linda Oubre their 2015 Trailblazer, an honor she won for her leadership at the College of Business and her efforts to bring life to the college’s mission surrounding innovative teaching, research and service. The chapter presents awards annually to celebrate the distinguished contributions to the community by local unsung leaders. Oubre will be presented with the award at the organization's 10th annual Golden Girls Hats & Gloves Tea fundraiser on March 14.
Professor of Health Education Erik Peper co-authored "Clinical Tip: Relax and Relax More," which was published in the Winter 2014 issue of the journal Biofeedback.
With Associate Professor of Health Education Richard Harvey and four students, Peper co-authored the article "Transforming Chained Behaviors: Case Studies of Overcoming Smoking, Eczema and Hair Pulling (trichotillomania)," which was also published in Biofeedback's Winter 2014 issue.