Day: November 26, 2013

McDonnell Douglas seamstress funds UCI graduate fellowships in engineering

Irvine, Calif., Nov. 26, 2013 – Ida Melucci, a seamstress who worked for McDonnell Douglas and then Boeing, has left a bequest of $1.5 million to UC Irvine’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering to create graduate fellowships. “We are honored that Ida Melucci entrusted us with her gift to continue to support and enhance the education […]

Wendell Brase

Power player

Vice Chancellor Wendell Brase is widely credited with curbing campus’s energy consumption and costs