student risks abroad

Student Risks Abroad and Faculty Responsibilities

October 8, 2020

UCI Office of Global Engagement recently hosted a Global Engagement event that featured international and UCI leaders exploring UCI’s support of international students, given the many sudden U.S. policy proposals and proclamations that affect them.


Student Risks Abroad and Faculty Responsibilities – Webinar on September 16

UCI Global Engagement is offering a discussion with UCI faculty and staff regarding the risks and concerns for students who are subject to the local laws of the physical location in which they reside while taking UCI classes online.

UCI faculty members Jeff Wasserstrom and Roxanne Varzi will share initial remarks and open the discussion, moderated by Professor Greg Shaffer.

Speakers include:

ModeratorGreg Shaffer, Chancellor’s Professor of Law, UCI School of Law

  • Jeff Wasserstrom, Chancellor’s Professor of History and Chair, UCI School of Humanities
  • Roxanne Varzi, Professor of Anthropology, Fulbright Scholar to Iran, UCI School of Social Sciences

Introduction and ClosureVictoria Jones, Chief Global Affairs Officer

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