Students wave to loved ones during the UCI commencement ceremony at Angel Stadium. Photo: Steve Zylius/UCI

Anteaters contribute so much to the community every year, and 2022 was no exception. One graduate student was invited to speak on mental health at the White House; an undergraduate launched a nutrition-based startup to help people make informed decisions about the food they consume; and 11 Anteaters wrapped up their 2021-22 studies abroad through the Fulbright Program.

More people than ever want to be part of the UCI community. For the second year in a row, UCI received the most applications in campus history, and the university remains the top UC choice for in-state, first-generation students.

Here are a few highlights: