The UC Irvine School of Humanities has received a $2.7 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund a pilot program that transforms graduate education by streamlining the time to degree, providing full funding throughout the degree program, and establishing a teaching and research position of up to two years for all candidates who complete their dissertation in five years. UCI is the first institution to couple a shorter time to degree with postdoctoral appointments to create an integrated program designed to launch humanities scholars successfully into academia and alternative careers.
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Nine students from the Department of Chemistry and two from the Department of Earth System Science have earned graduate research fellowships from the National Science Foundation. An equal number received honorable mentions.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded UCI $1.2 million to fund graduate students in the mathematical & computational biology “gateway” year into the Ph.D. program.
UCI’s Department of Chemistry has received nine Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation – among 34 bestowed campuswide and 2,000 nationwide. Another two fellowships went to the Department of Earth System Science, also in the School of Physical Sciences.
UC Irvine has been awarded $700,000 from The Rose Hills Foundation to support students in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) pursuits. Each year for the next four years, The Rose Hills Foundation Undergraduate Science & Engineering Scholarships will assist 18 high-achieving undergraduates. The students will meet with one another at regular intervals throughout the year to discuss their goals and share their experiences.
Recent graduate honors heritage by donating Living Our Values Award funds to Southeast Asian Archive
Andy Nguyen Le ’14 donates Living Our Values Award funds to UCI Libraries’ Southeast Asian Archive.
UC Irvine graduate students won 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships this year, putting…
EVENT : The global impact of graduate and professional students’ research will be highlighted at…
Graduate school rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report show UC Irvine programs consistently among the top 50 in the nation.
Ida Melucci, a seamstress who worked for McDonnell Douglas and then Boeing, has left a bequest of $1.5 million to UC Irvine’s Samueli School of Engineering to create graduate fellowships.