Alumni

Melissa Beck

Superwoman Ambition

UCIAA President Melissa Beck seeks to engage alumni and prompt recognizable change in the world

Jennifer Friend Smith

Community leaders join the UCI Foundation

Trustees are active in fundraising, advising the university

Weian Zhao, UCI professor of pharmaceutical sciences and co-founder of several companies, including Velox Biosystems

Incubating innovation

UCI Beall Applied Innovation is helping make Irvine a growing startup hub

John Tracy, Ph.D. ’87 standing in front of a plane.

Alum’s philanthropy helps others follow in his footsteps

Former Boeing executive John Tracy funds scholarship for underrepresented UCI students in STEM fields

Alumna Denise To ’95

The Promise Keeper

Alumna Denise To ’95 leads a forensics team that helps bring home and identify the remains of America’s war dead

Virginia Nguyen

Finding her voice

Alumna speaks out as both an educator and an advocate for AAPI and other communities affected by racism

Rosario Cammarota sitting in front of a computer monitor.

Risk to reward: One alum’s journey

Rosario Cammarota, who left ‘respectable job’ in Italy to earn Ph.D. at UCI, now leads cutting-edge research project at Intel Labs

Multipurpose career prep

Ian Massey ’13 credits success as financial adviser to his literary journalism degree

UCI’s Brilliant Future fundraising campaign surpasses $1 billion in gifts

Despite pandemic challenges, alumni and friends donate for scholarships, research

Students gathered at the Center for Black Cultures, Resources & Research

Black History Month

Recognizing Black groundbreakers in the Anteater community