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Pasifika Scholars Institute goes year-round and online.

You've read that right! The bridge experience will be extended to the fall and spring following the summer intensive portion of the Pasifika Scholars Institute.

Abolition on Stolen Land

On October 9, Dr. Charles Sepulveda, (Tongva and Acjachemen), Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies, participated in the inaugural public event of the Sawyer Seminar on Sanctuary Spaces: Reworlding Humanism presented by the UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy.

We’re ready to think with you.

You're back! Dean Stockton shares her excitement for this academic year and the "righteous anger" we must harness in our actions this semester.

Jen Wozab: Award-Winning Advisor

UAAC declared Jen Wozab to be the winner of the 2020 Outstanding Experienced Advisor Award. This confirms what so many of our Transform students already know: Jen is an amazing and indispensable advisor!

Heartbreak and Reckoning

I know you join us when we say: ENOUGH. It has always been horrendously, heartbreakingly enough.

2020 Awardees

Throughout the year, our Transform team claimed various awards both on campus and on a national level. Read on to see just a few of the reasons why we are so proud of our team!

We miss you!

Transform students: we miss you dearly! We miss you. Here's a message from our very own Dean Kathryn Bond Stockton. We are here for you. We will be seeing you soon.

In Memoriam: Wilfred D. “Pepe” Samuels

It is with great sadness that we share the news of a dear friend and colleague’s passing. Wilfred D. “Pepe Samuels, a professor of English and Ethnic Studies, passed away at the age of 72.

Angela L. Robinson

Get to know our inaugural Pasifika Post-Doctoral Fellow Angela L. Robinson! During her two-year appointment, she will work on developing her scholarship and participate in community dialogs, student mentorship and overall shaping for the growth of the PI Studies Initiative.

Making Out

Dean Kathryn Bond Stockton has published a new book! 'Making Out' is a memoir reflecting on her non-binary childhood through a central theme: kissing. In this Q&A, we ask our dean about this subject and what she hopes her readers take away from her new work.

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