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New paths for our brilliant future

UCI is committed to evaluating and improving our own practices to ensure that we are able to better serve our students, employees and community.

Below are examples of achievements that will further UCI’s position as a leader in 2024 and the coming years.

UCI’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Susan and Henry Samueli give $50 million to UCI’s engineering school
Gift launches Engineering+ research institutes on health, society and the environment

UC Irvine alumni Paul and Jo Butterworth pledge $35.5 million to Donald Bren School
Record gift will support programs fostering ICS student success and achievement

UCI’s Bernadette Boden-Albala, center, pictured with Irvine Health Foundation Board Chair Timothy L. Strader Sr., left, and President Edward B. Kacic, right.

Irvine Health Foundation’s $14 million grant to UC Irvine will establish 7 endowed chairs
Funding will assist in establishing a School of Population and Public Health and promote health equity for all O.C. residents

Stacey Nicholas, UCI trustee.

Stacey Nicholas donates $5 million to UC Irvine to further boost diversity in STEM
Gift from UCI Foundation trustee will create Women and Engineering Program

Vice chancellor of research and principal investigator Pramod Khargonekar (left) and UCI’s Chief Innovation Officer Errol Arkilic

UCI launches climate action innovation hub with $1 million state grant
Program will leverage regional strengths to help California reach its climate goals