Month: March 2014

Wasserstrom named Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar

Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Chancellor’s Professor of history at UC Irvine, was selected as a 2014-15 Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar.

UCI appoints new dean for Paul Merage School of Business

Eric R. Spangenberg, a proven academic leader with strengths in developing students, faculty and community support, has been chosen as new dean of UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business. His appointment is effective as of June 1.

Thomas Yuen ’74 earns UCI Alumni Association’s Extraordinarius award

Irvine, Calif., March 5, 2014 — Thomas Yuen, entrepreneur, philanthropist and community leader, will receive UC Irvine’s Extraordinarius award May 15 at the 44th annual Lauds & Laurels ceremony, sponsored by the UCI Alumni Association. He is among 18 campus faculty, staff, students and alumni who will be honored. “Lauds & Laurels is our opportunity to […]

Olive Tree Initiative rep takes part in White House roundtable on Middle East peace process

Corey Feinstein, assistant director of UC Irvine’s Olive Tree Initiative, recently participated in a private roundtable gathering (pictured) at the White House to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian negotiation process with senior White House and State Department officials and other organizations representing diverse constituencies.

Windell Middlebrooks

Serious study makes humor happen

Alumnus Windell D. Middlebrooks, an actor and popular pitchman for Miller High Life, takes our questions