Gifts & Grants

Dr. Roger Steinert

Seeing and believing

With the opening of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute’s new home, UC Irvine builds on its reputation as a major clinical and research center

Steven George

Going with the flow

Biomedical engineers host industry open house to show off micro tissue and other research.

Hub of healing

What excites Nan Luke about the new Sue and Bill Gross Hall: A CIRM Institute at UC Irvine isn’t the spacious clinic or pristine laboratories, offices and meeting rooms. It’s the interaction that will take place there between patients like herself and researchers. Both are driving the effort to see if and how stem cells […]

UC Irvine Douglas Hospital

UCI fundraising project surpasses $500 million

Spearheaded by the UC Irvine Foundation, the Shaping the Future $1 billion campaign has surpassed the halfway mark as it strives to generate private support for undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships.

Randy Black

Grant writer extraordinaire

Randy Black’s way with words has earned UCI millions in research grants and earned him a Living Our Values Award.

UCI neurobiologist Leslie M. Thompson

Race against the clock

Ask UC Irvine neuroscientist Leslie M. Thompson to describe how Huntington’s disease affects patients, and she replies by turning to her computer. “I can show you,” she says. She clicks on a video of patients she visited in Venezuela. On-screen, a middle-aged man stands on a street corner, swaying as if intoxicated. A woman, no […]

The art of giving

Medici Scholars program helps arts students launch their dreams