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Ian Parker Photo

Going to extremes

Few people could match the intensity and perseverance of UC Irvine neurobiologist Ian Parker. Maybe they’re not passionate enough about photography to lie in puddles, drive thousands of miles, scale sheer cliffs, sleep outside in the cold, fight altitude sickness and rise hours before the sun. Maybe they’re not so bent on studying cells that […]

Clinical nurse Brent Wong with premature infant

Healing the tiniest patients

When Brent Wong graduated in June with UC Irvine’s first nursing science class, he didn’t have to go far to land a job. Wong works as a nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit at UC Irvine Douglas Hospital, and he’s already making a big difference in the lives of its tiniest patients. Wong is one […]

Dr. Leonard Sender

Fighting for their lives

Dr. Leonard Sender is a leading advocate for a neglected demographic: young adults with cancer.

Michelle Spooner

Setting the stage for hope

In the lounge of a UC Irvine Greek house, a dozen students from Alpha Phi and Sigma Phi Epsilon practice a number from “A Chorus Line,” gamely trying to stay in step, sing in harmony and avoid bumping into the furniture. For months, they’ve been rehearsing for “Greek Songfest,” a Broadway-style revue starring more than […]