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Alumni Matt Lawrence

Plato meets pilsner

UCI alumnus Matt Lawrence pairs beer with deep questions on life. His new book, Philosophy on Tap, aims to give people a taste for important ideas by Socrates, Nietzsche, the Buddha and other great thinkers.

Admin Summer Reading books in sand

Summer syllabus

It’s time to put away the textbooks and indulge in a little seasonal reading. Some new titles by UCI faculty and alumni could be just the thing to bring to the beach.


From Plato to behind the plate

UCI philosophy grad and baseball star Francis Larson leaves prestigious London school to reconnect with his first love – baseball.

Alumni Breanna Downey

From cradle to commencement, graduate comes full circle

When Breanna Downey dons a cap and gown and walks across the stage to collect her diploma at UCI’s commencement, she will have come full circle. Downey has made the trip before – when she was a towheaded toddler and her mother graduated with the class of 1991.

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