Year: 1999

Raising the bar (1)

Intern teacher Brandon Clay had “a beautiful square-root Pythagorean theorem” to present to his seventh-grade Algebra I students. He wrote it on the board and turned expectantly to the sea of young faces – which remained totally blank. They didn’t have a clue. Clay wasn’t sure what to do next. He gazed back at the uncomprehending youngsters, […]

Tools for living

In a society dominated by science and technology, UCI humanists are revitalizing our ability to think creatively, write persuasively and value other cultures

Making it happen

Corona del Mar residents Robert R. and Margaret Sprague know what it means to make things happen. They donated $5 million through their family’s foundation to launch construction of a state-of-the-art cancer and genetics research facility in UC Irvine’s Biomedical Research Center. This is just one example of the Spragues’ commitment to UCI’s future as […]