James and Ruth Given's generosity will have an impact on many UCI students.

Legacy Gift Sends UCI Students Around the World

UCI professor emeritus of history James Given and his wife Ruth created a $500,000 endowment for UCI’s Department of History. The gift will help graduate students conduct dissertation research both domestically and abroad.

“We are incredibly grateful to James and Ruth for their support of our graduate students,” said David Igler, chair of the UCI Department of History. “Their generosity will ensure our students are able to travel to conduct research integral to their scholarship and to present their findings at professional conferences.”

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