UCI News

Forbes, Aug.21,2018
Top 25 Colleges In The West 2018
Six University of California schools are in the West’s top 25… 21. University of California, Irvine…

Orange County Business Journal, Aug. 20, 2018
2018-2019 Magical Year In The Arts
Stephen Barker, Ph.D. [said], As the academic year begins, we are launching First Glimpse: Introducing the Buck Collection in two of our galleries, bringing selections from this world- class collection of California Art to the world for the first time. In the coming year, we will be presenting the Buck Collection in juxtaposition with the Irvine Museum Collection Impressionism-together for the first time as part of the new UCI Institute and Museum for California Art (IMCA). [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

N3rdabl3, Aug. 21, 2018
Mark Deppe Named Commissioner of NASEF
The North America Scholastic Esports Federation, or NASEF, as it is more commonly known, has just named Mark Deppe as its Inaugural Commissioner. … Deppe led the effort to create the world-renowned esports program at UC Irvine and under his guidance, the team has broken world records and led the League of Legends team to a Collegiate Championship earlier this year. With the program, he sought to address competition, research, community, entertainment, and even career opportunities within the esports world.

Boston.com, Aug. 17, 2018
These New England schools offer the best value, according to Money magazine
MIT nabbed the sixth spot on the list. The school placed behind Princeton University which was in the No. 1 position for the third year in a row, followed by University of California, San Diego at No. 2, the University of California, Irvine at No. 3, the University of California, Los Angeles at No. 4.

Orange County Business Journal, Aug. 21, 2018
How Richard Sudek is Growing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Firms with connections to the University of California-Irvine have raised more than $18.9 billion over the past 10 years, according to Richard Sudek, an angel investor and executive director of the school’s Applied Innovation center. … His mission was to develop Applied Innovation into a “center of gravity for connections” for local startups, UCI researchers and students, corporations and investors. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

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