KEYWORD

philanthropy

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

Roy Eddleman gives $1 million to establish new UCI graduate fellowship

Funds will support student learning and research in quantum science

UCI alum Vincent Steckler speaking to student in a lecture hall.

Alumnus Vincent Steckler ’80 and his wife donate $10.4 million to UCI

Gift will support art history students, create ICS center promoting inclusiveness

Dania Maldonado, a student in UCI’s Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community

Paying it forward through preventive care

First-gen medical student – a fellowship recipient – aims to help the underserved avoid chronic diseases

Glenda Flores, associate professor of Chicano/Latino studies; Davin L. Phoenix, associate professor of political science; and Stephen Mahler, assistant professor of neurobiology & behavior

Supporting future generations of researchers

Society of Hellman Fellows at UCI expands resources for junior faculty

Fariborz Maseeh, founder of the Massiah Foundation

Massiah Foundation challenge gift to fund UCI chair in Zoroastrian studies

$1.5 million endowment will establish first chair of its kind in the U.S.

Jenny Yang, UCI associate professor of chemistry

UCI receives record $529 million in research funding for fiscal 2019-20

20 percent more than last year, the total reflects strong support for campus mission

Alex Tan, UCI aluma - MFA English holding the poetry book she wrote.

Finding her place

Torn between poetry and fiction, Inez Tan earns an M.F.A. at UCI, with scholarship support, then stays on campus to teach creative writing

Foundation donates $1 million to UCI’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Gift establishes research institute for sustainable development of materials

UCI medical student Mehron Dhillon stacks donations of personal protective equipment during a drive for supplies in the School of Medicine parking lot.

Giving their all

Community members, local companies, philanthropists, students and alumni have rallied around UCI Health with donations of funds and personal protective equipment