Whatever he’s done during his UC Irvine career — and he’s done a lot — Jesse Cheng has always tried to make his mother proud. “She sacrificed so much to get me here,” he explains. So when he recently called her to say he’d been chosen as student regent for the University of California, his […]
Rachel F. Moran is on a mission. As a founding faculty member at the University of California, Irvine School of Law and the newly elected president of the Association of American Law Schools, she seeks the return of the citizen-lawyer, who not only represents clients but helps improve society. “The vaunted image of the citizen-lawyer, […]
Almost 20 years ago, Ruth Kluger wrote an account of her remarkable wartime experiences to share with a few friends. Today, her story of growing up Jewish during the Holocaust continues to resonate with countless people worldwide. “I wanted to present as honestly as possible what I remembered of that period — what people might […]
With his power tools, physics and chemistry professor Wilson Ho sheds light on molecules and atoms in action.
Elisha Thomas smiles when he talks about his family’s hopes for his future. His parents often joke that he should be a lawyer, since he’s quick to ask questions and always ready for a debate. He may take their advice. “I want to learn as much as I can and take advantage of opportunities my […]
Intern teacher Brandon Clay had “a beautiful square-root Pythagorean theorem” to present to his seventh-grade Algebra I students. He wrote it on the board and turned expectantly to the sea of young faces – which remained totally blank. They didn’t have a clue. Clay wasn’t sure what to do next. He gazed back at the uncomprehending youngsters, […]