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Campus Life

The write stuff

Jonathan Alexander and his staff at UC Irvine’s Center for Excellence in Writing & Communication explore new ways to teach and master the craft of writing far beyond the basics of high school composition.

Campus Life

The Red Planet in black and white

An avid reader, student and teacher of science fiction, UCI English professor Jonathan Alexander particularly enjoys stories about Mars. In honor of Curiosity, he’s put together a list of his 10 favorites.

Alumni

All the world’s a stage

This first season of what will be an annual event features reimagined versions of William Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” and “The Merchant of Venice” that take place in the Wild West and 1930s Italy, respectively.

Alumni Miles Corwin

Life sentence

After 20 years as an L.A.Times crime reporter, author and literary journalism professor, Miles Corwin crosses over into fiction in “Kind of Blue.”

Faculty

Looking back into the future

UC Irvine physics professor and award-winning science fiction author Gregory Benford will write the introductory essays for “The Wonderful Future That Never Was,” a collection of predictions made in the pages of “Popular Mechanics” that reflects societies hopes and fears.

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