Faculty Mini-Grants

During the 2007-2014 period, CIS has awarded academic year or summer mini-grants ranging from $250 to $2000 each to support interdisciplinary activity on campus. Funded activities include several speaker series, grant proposal writing, course development, research article presentation, art exhibits and field trips.Call for proposals: CIS 2014-2015 Integrative Project Stipends. Due Date: October 6, 2014; 5:00 PM

For more information click here (PDF, 440 KB)

2013 CIS Mini-grant Award Winners

Climate Change Student Video Contest

The contest is open to ALL currently enrolled CSUCI students to create a 4- 5 minute video that answers these three questions:
  1. Why do you care about climate change?
  2. How are you reducing carbon pollution or preparing for the impacts of climate change?
  3. What climate solutions have you identified?
The first 25 completed entries will receive a free promotional gift!
  • For more information please click here (PDF, 433 KB)

To register for the competition, copy and paste the following link into the web browser:

The deadline for submitting entries is October 24th, 2014 at 4:00 PM (PST).Submit a flash/USB drive with a completed registration form to Motoko Kitazumi in Ojai Hall.

Mind, Body, Health Workshop- Yoga

Please join us for a FREE Yoga session on October 28th, Tuesday from noon-2p.m. in the North Quad lawn

Kumudini, founder of the Veda Yoga Center and a practicing yogini for the past 15 years will be conducting this exclusive workshop. This event is open to all faculty, staff, students and community members. The workshop will include a talk about the advantages of yoga as well as a broad array of hatha yoga exercises, emphasizing

“one breath, one movement”. Do not miss this wonderful opportunity to unravel the secrets of the mind and the body.

*** Please bring your yoga mats and dress in comfortable clothing.

Register for this event with the following at: https://jfe.qualtrics.com/form/SV_1zvuhxhIm2g7FHL