Nobel laureate and former UC Irvine biochemist Irwin “Ernie” Rose, who did groundbreaking work on enzymes critical to breaking down and disposing of unwanted proteins in plants and animals, has died. He was 88. Family members said he died in his sleep early Tuesday in Deerfield, Mass.
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.