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Helping Kids be Kids

Elizabeth C. Tierney Nursing Scholarship recipient, Rebekah Lieu, is ready to bring her compassionate care to children battling illness.

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Moonshot Initiative

Moonshot Initiative

Thanks to a $1 million gift from Base 11, a nonprofit STEM workforce development and entrepreneur accelerator, the Moonshot Initiative will establish a rocketry program at The Henry Samueli School of Engineering.

Giving Day Exceeds Goal

Giving Day Exceeds Goal

UCI’s inaugural Giving Day on April 12 raised $1.4 million within 24 hours to support students, research and innovative programs across campus.

Financial Literacy Program

Financial Literacy Program

Business school’s LIFEvest program for teens gets $50,000 from alumna and $10,000 from Pacific Life Foundation.

Solar Cell Manufacturing Research

Solar Cell Manufacturing Research

Advanced technology firm donates $1 million to support Samueli School engineer’s research.

World-Class Art

World-Class Art

Art worth $4.7 million has been donated to UCI’s School of Humanities by various sources over the past two years.

A Lasting Legacy

A Lasting Legacy

Virginia Laddey, a devoted UCI supporter, left a generous bequest to the department of art history. Her gift will support students participating in the department’s new 4+1 master’s program.

Honoring a Commitment to Dance

Jill Oates

UCI Dance student, Jill Oates, was named the first recipient and awarded the annual ASTAIREAWARDS scholarship.

Joseph and Laura Alfieri

Joe and Laura Alfier

Longtime supporters of many UC Irvine Health initiatives, Joe and Laura Alfieri find another important cause near and dear to their hearts.


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