In the past year, UC Irvine students, staff and faculty have stepped up in the face of continuing budget challenges and fee increases with innovation, drive and talent. The result? Research breakthroughs, national honors, global outreach, sports firsts – even a Guinness world record. Here are some top 2010 stories.
The UC Irvine women’s soccer team defeated Wake Forest University 2-0 Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. UCI advances to the round of 16 for the first time and will host the University of Washington at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20 at Anteater Stadium.
UC Irvine men’s and women’s teams roar into the new season filled with optimism, as both squads feature deep and experienced lineups capable of competing for the Big West tournament title in March and a spot in the NCAA postseason play.
Jessica Vaughan is using the dedication needed in being the UC Irvine cross-country team’s captain to succeed a much longer and more difficult race: curbing the epidemic of childhood obesity in the U.S.