KEYWORD

philanthropy

Jeri Frederick, director of Center for Emeriti & Retirees

After years of service to UCI, retirees and emeriti continue to give back

70% volunteer in their communities, and 45% still serve or donate to campus programs

Mixed majors

Scholarship recipient Joseph Wong pursues a unique academic combo of music and computer science

Bhumi Tandel’s quest for sustainability

Scholarship recipient hopes to help improve the environment through engineering

Dr. Krishnansu Tewari

UCI receives record $592 million in research funding for fiscal 2020-21

12 percent more than last year, amount reflects strong support for campus mission

John Tracy, Ph.D. ’87 standing in front of a plane.

Alum’s philanthropy helps others follow in his footsteps

Former Boeing executive John Tracy funds scholarship for underrepresented UCI students in STEM fields

David Sanusi, international studies major, standing on stairs.

Adding a little spice – literally – to life

Undergrads launch company that imports vanilla, cinnamon and a type of cocoa bean prized by European chocolatiers

Linda and Mike Mussallem

Linda and Mike Mussallem donate $5 million to Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute

Gift will support integrative cardiology research, education and health coaching

Kim Kanatani, director of UCI’s Institute and Museum of California Art, admires “Tree of Life,” by Carlos Almaraz, a pioneer in the Chicano art movement.

Keeping up appearances

Works at UCI’s Institute and Museum of California Art are restored in anticipation of reopening gallery

UCI’s Brilliant Future fundraising campaign surpasses $1 billion in gifts

Despite pandemic challenges, alumni and friends donate for scholarships, research

UCI’s Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Presidential Chair in Art History & Archaeology of Ancient Iran

Grant establishes endowment for doctoral fellowships in Iranian studies

Support further distinguishes UCI as destination for scholars of ancient and modern Iran