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2010 a year of challenges, achievement at UCI

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.

Alumni

Sweet rebellion

Rachel Klemek ’91 smuggles healthy ingredients — and attitude — into her Blackmarket Bakery goods.

Alumni Miles Corwin

Life sentence

After 20 years as an L.A.Times crime reporter, author and literary journalism professor, Miles Corwin crosses over into fiction in “Kind of Blue.”

Faculty

Looking back into the future

UC Irvine physics professor and award-winning science fiction author Gregory Benford will write the introductory essays for “The Wonderful Future That Never Was,” a collection of predictions made in the pages of “Popular Mechanics” that reflects societies hopes and fears.

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