What Matters to Me and Why


Personal Journeys: Choices made, difficulties encountered, commitments grasped and joys revealed.

This informal lunchtime series is designed to build and strengthen bonds between people who teach, learn and work together daily, and to foster understanding of how each of us embraces the UCI values.


Humanities Gateway, Room 1030


2nd Wednesdays (except as noted), Noon-1 p.m. (check-in and lunch start at 11:40 a.m.)

Seating is limited. A simple lunch is served. Reservations required.

2013-14 Schedule

Registration opens approximately three weeks in advance of each talk.

Dates subject to change



2012-13 Speakers

Click here to see information on the prior year’s speakers, along with links to videos of their presentations.

Download 2013-14 Event Posters

Erwin Chemerinsky (PDF)

Erwin Chemerinsky Poster PDF

Nicole Mitchell (PDF)

Nicole Mitchell Poster PDF

Bill Heidbrink (PDF)

Bill Heidbrink Poster PDF

Michael Drake (PDF)

Michael Drake Poster PDF

Donald Blake (PDF)

Donald Blake Poster PDF

Cecelia Lynch (PDF)

Cecelia Lynch Poster PDF