Arts & Humanities

Richard Brestoff

Quite the character

Whether he’s performing for film or in UCI’s intimate New Swan Theater, actor Richard Brestoff breathes life into a script

Georges Van Den Abbeele

Citizen of the world

New humanities dean brings eclectic background to the job

Esther Phu and Victoria Lee

Campus festival to mark Lunar New Year

Professor sheds light on cultural traditions of major Asian holiday

Edward Patrick Alva

Alumnus’s internship leads to Oscar nod

Claire Trevor alumnus discusses work on Academy Award-nominated documentary

Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Title company

Newest Chancellor’s and Distinguished professors join select group

Highlights of 2012 at UCI

Year brings scientific advances, national accolades, international outreach, student achievement and loss of campus stalwarts

James Fallon

From research to reel

Here’s the pitch: A brilliant neuroscientist who can identify psychopaths by studying their brain imaging scans and genetic data makes a startling discovery. After learning there are eight killers among his ancestors — including notorious ax murderer Lizzie Borden, a distant cousin — he finds that he shares their biological predisposition to murder. Mitigating environmental […]

Seeing how the other half lives

Art exhibit evokes milieu of families residing in budget motels.

Felipe Hernandez

UCI senior is named a Truman Scholar

Music and political science double major is one of the select U.S. recipients of $30,000 award for public service.

Following in his footsteps

UCI celebrates prolific career of dance pioneer Donald McKayle.