Year: 2024

Dean Frank LaFerla and Charlie Dunlop.

Biotech entrepreneur donates $50 million to UC Irvine School of Biological Sciences

Announcement of gift from Charlie Dunlop is made during commencement ceremony

Photo of Lucas Hilderbrand and the cover of his new book titled "The Bars Are Ours: Histories and Cultures of Gay Bars in America, 1960 and After"
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UCI Podcast: The history of gay bars in America

Lucas Hilderbrand’s new book teaches timely lessons for Pride Month

Roxane Cohen Silver standing in front of theater seats.

Exploring tragedy’s aftereffects

Twists of fate influenced Roxane Cohen Silver’s groundbreaking work

New Swan production of “The Comedy of Errrorrs” at the New Swan Shakespeare Festival.

Setting the stage

UC Irvine’s New Swan Shakespeare Festival returns next month with ‘Twelfth Night’ and ‘Measure for Measure’

Group of people

CNCM is awarded $1.4 million NIH grant for Alzheimer’s disease research training

Funds will support projects with significant clinical translational potential

The UCI School of Social Sciences 2023 commencement in the Bren Center.

49 percent of UC Irvine bachelor’s degrees earned by first-generation students

Over 8,200 Class of 2024 members will attend commencement ceremonies this month

Photo: CD8+ T cells (yellow) activated by PD-1 blockade also interact with T regulatory cells (teal and red), which subsequently dampen the immune response against the melanoma tumor cells (blue)

‘Cutting the cable’ between CD8+ T and T regulatory cells enhances checkpoint immunotherapy

Discovery by UC Irvine-led team may offer new strategy for improving melanoma treatment

Smiling man - Doug Everhart, director of Student Wellness and Health Promotion.
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A commitment to wellbeing

On the UCI Podcast, Doug Everhart discusses how UC Irvine became a health-promoting university

UC Irvine’s 2024 Hellman Fellows are (clockwise from upper left): Abigail Lapin Dardashti, Javier Sanchez-Yamagishi, Fangyaun Ding, Pablo Lara-Gonzalez, Katherine Trieste Rhodes, Alejandra Rodriguez Verdugo, Irene Vega, Xian Shi, Ji Seon Song and Travis Wiles.

10 UC Irvine faculty members named Hellman Fellows for 2024-25

Program supports research by promising assistant professors

A literal gut check

Scientist studies how intestinal microbiomes affect human health