LIFEvest proves to be life-changing

UCI financial literacy program for young teens gave incoming, first-generation freshman Dyandra Magdaleno the confidence, practical skills to pursue higher education

Samuel Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture receives $50,000 gift

Dr. Farzan M. Naeim and Dr. Hooshang Meshkinpour have donated $50,000 to create an endowed fund in the Samuel Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture. The gift will advance the mission of the center through supporting lectures, conferences and other programs associated with the Iranian world. “Drs. Naeim and Meshkinpour have been supporters of […]

Helping others like herself

First-gen alumna gives back to UCI program pivotal to her success

UCI chemistry professor Greg Weiss riding a bike

Registration opens for third annual UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge

Ride, run and walk event to benefit cancer research returns to Irvine campus June 8

On the hunt … for new knowledge

With scholarship support, chemistry grad student Jessica Kelz probes the secrets of carnivorous plants

Dedicated to becoming a doctor

With a little help, medical student is on her way to helping others

Seeing the way forward

With the help of a scholarship and disability services, blind sophomore Gordon Wong is working toward a bright future

Anneeth Kaur Hundle appointed to UCI endowed chair in Sikh studies

Faculty position established with $1.5 million gift from Drs. Harvinder and Asha Sahota

Biomedical engineering graduate student wins American Heart Association fellowship

Courtney Carlson, a second-year doctoral student in biomedical engineering, has won a two-year fellowship from the American Heart Association. She will receive $53,000 from the AHA in support of her research project, which involves creating cells that can record their own developmental history in their DNA and then optimizing those cells to study congenital heart disease. […]

Alumnus donates $250,000 to business school

Gregory Lai, MBA ’88, has made his largest donation ever to UCI’s Paul Merage School of Business. The $250,000 Greg and Cindy Lai Endowed Undergraduate Student Award will support Merage students. “I believe that the Merage School is at another inflection point and in the next decade or so will break into the top 20 […]