UCI News

The Wall Street Journal, Sept. 18, 2017
UC Irvine Gets $200 Million Pledge for Integrative Medicine
The University of California, Irvine, landed a $200 million pledge from the co-founder of Broadcom Corp. and his wife to establish a new health sciences college focused on integrative health. … “This will change the way leading health centers in the country organize themselves,” said Irvine Chancellor Howard Gillman. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

CBS Los Angeles, Sept. 18, 2017
$200M Gift Will Fund Integrative Health Sciences College At UCI
A $200 million gift will fund a first-of-its kind College of Health Sciences focused on interdisciplinary integrative health at UC Irvine. The gift, announced Monday, is the largest in the history of UC Irvine and the seventh-largest to a single public university.

Orange County Register, Sept. 18, 2017
UCI receives historic $200 million gift from Susan and Henry Samueli
Orange County philanthropists Susan and Henry Samueli are donating $200 million to UC Irvine, one of the largest gifts ever to any public university, to educate medical students in holistic practices as well as traditional ones and to treat patients with that wide-ranging perspective. The gift will create the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences, which UCI says will be the first facility on a university campus to incorporate integrative health research, teaching and patient care across its schools and programs.

The San Diego Union-Tribune, Sept. 18, 2017
UC Irvine receives record $200 million gift for health sciences
UC Irvine received a record $200 million donation on Monday in a continuation of the huge philanthropy boom that has showered California universities with money over the past few years. Newport Beach billionaire Henry Samueli and his wife Susan gave UCI the money to name a first-of-its-kind College of Health Sciences that will focus on integrative health. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

Orange County Business Journal, Sept. 18, 2017
Samuelis Give UCI $200M for Health
The University of California-Irvine received a $200 million gift from Henry and Susan Samueli, Chancellor Howard Gillman calling it one of the largest donations made to a public university. UCI will use the money to initiate an integrative approach to health and well-being.

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