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Shocktoberfest hits the big time

UCI starts basketball practices with its tallest men’s team ever

Cheering students at the 2013 homecoming basketball game

Happy to be here

Students who come to UCI tend to stay at UCI

Life of the party

To make the most of his UC Irvine education, Jose Quintana has thrown himself into politics

Esther Phu and Victoria Lee

Campus festival to mark Lunar New Year

Professor sheds light on cultural traditions of major Asian holiday

Camille Fitpatrick and Alex Vasquez

A cure for healthcare

In a bustling trailer at the El Sol Science & Arts Academy in downtown Santa Ana, UC Irvine’s Program in Nursing Science offers a window to healthcare’s future. Children and their parents fill a sparse waiting area, but the people in white coats who move from room to room seeing the young patients aren’t physicians. […]

Rameen and Shauhin Talesh

‘Eater bros

They call it the “Book of Records” — a well-worn folder filled with old papers that Rameen and Shauhin Talesh have had since childhood. Every time the brothers played basketball, football, foosball, backgammon, Scrabble or any other game, they would duly note the winner. “We’d write down all of our matches,” Rameen says. “I had […]

Tatiana Benavidas consoling Constanza Quiroga after the earthquake

Measuring mental aftershocks

The massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Chile in February 2010 left thousands homeless, caused billions of dollars in damages and triggered a deadly tsunami. The psychological impact of such traumatic events over time is the focus of an ongoing research collaboration between UC Irvine psychologists and Chilean academic and government officials. The quake — the […]

Getting in tune with patients

Matt Fradkin, a fourth-year student in UC Irvine’s School of Medicine, was doing research at CHOC Children’s Hospital when he saw firsthand how music could relieve a patient’s suffering. A boy of about 7 with cancer had been lying in bed complaining constantly of pain when a music therapist entered his room and began playing […]

Students cheering at Shocktoberfest

Freshman bucket list

Incoming freshmen, take note: As members of UC Irvine’s class of 2015, you’ll get your degree the year the campus turns 50. In anticipation of the half-century celebration, you’ve got a little homework — a bucket list of things to do before you graduate. To make sure you don’t spend your entire college career toiling away […]

Kala Gabler

A higher goal

Growing up in the Mojave Desert town of Apple Valley, Kala Gabler and her friends Olivia Hinkle and Lucas Clardy shared dreams of doing something one day to help others less fortunate. All three excelled at soccer and went on to play for Orange County colleges — Clardy at Cal State Fullerton, Hinkle at Concordia University and Gabler at UC Irvine, […]