Obama to honor UC Irvine professor
- September 3, 2015
- Vicki Ruiz, Chicano/Latino studies and History Distinguished Professor, is featured by MynewsLA.com Sept. 3, 2015
A UC Irvine history professor will be honored with a National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama next week, the White House announced Thursday. Vicki Ruiz, who teaches Chicano/Latino studies at the university, will be among 10 honorees from universities across the nation accepting the medal from Obama during a Thursday ceremony. “We couldn’t be prouder of our very deserving Professor Vicki Ruiz,” said UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman.“
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