Day: November 5, 2012

Gavel in front of an American Flag

Law students serve those who serve their country

Tom Wilson signed up for the UC Irvine School of Law’s pro bono program because he wanted to help underrepresented members of the community get legal issues resolved. He quickly learned that many members of the nation’s military fall into that “underrepresented” category. Since spring 2010, UCI law students have volunteered at Camp Pendleton, doing […]

Jack Williams takes oath of civility

Coming home to UCI

New initiatives help student veterans adjust to campus life

Carla Plaza

Against all odds

No one can tell Carla Plaza she hasn’t earned the right to a college education. The 35-year-old senior in biochemistry & molecular biology at UC Irvine is months away from getting a bachelor’s degree — the first in her family to do so — and taking another step toward her childhood dream of becoming a […]

College prep via app design

Coached by UCI students, middle school teams learn STEM skills by creating educational smartphone games