This year’s commencement for UCI’s 50th graduating class will stretch over four days in the Bren Events Center, and 7,057 Anteaters will participate. Ten school-based events will be held, featuring addresses by renowned leaders in business, technology, athletics and law.
President Obama’s commencement appearance highlights pivotal year for UC Irvine
He punctuates speech on climate change with hearty “Zot! Zot! Zot!”
As UC Irvine turns 50, the campus community celebrates a ‘bright past’ while anticipating a ‘brilliant future’
A student-produced video invitation including a challenge to “play ball” with UC Irvine’s seven-feet-six-inch center Mamadou Ndiaye, and 10,000 postcards signed by Anteaters of all stripes involved the entire campus in the effort to woo the president.
Figures offer sneak peek at circumstances behind pomp
Graduating medical students learn where they’ll serve their residencies
Undergraduate business majors, Cal Teach grads and new traditions are highlights.
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.