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Donald Patterson

Making sense of social media

Donald Patterson, director of the Laboratory for Ubiquitous Computing & Interaction, discusses social media and its future.

Year of discovery, growth at UCI

High points of 2009 range from the volleyball court to the operating room with demonstrations of drive and dedication by UC Irvine students, faculty and staff.

Roy Fielding

A matter of protocol

Among doctoral students, it’s known as “Phase II drift,” that window of time after they’ve completed qualifying exams but before they’ve chosen dissertation topics. While some cast about for research ideas and others were lured from academia to business, Roy Fielding ’88, M.S. ’93, Ph.D. ’00 used that time at UC Irvine for a higher […]

The rooftop of Donald Bren Hall

Undergrad’s photos show eye for light

Photographs by undergraduate Hoang Xuan Pham show fresh perspectives on and off campus.

Students blowing bubbles during Commencement

Goodbye, UCI

UC Irvine seniors talk about finding a wealth of knowledge, friendship, even their life’s purpose as they prepare for graduation.

Koohyar Karimi

Chasing beauty

UC Irvine alumnus Koohyar Karimi ’08 thinks he’s found the perfect woman. She has even features, eyebrows that arch at just the right angle, and – as he poetically puts it – “the distance from her subnasale [nostrils] to the cupid’s bow of her lips is exactly one-third the distance from the parting of her lips […]