The UCI THXAZOT event is a way for us to connect our students with the feeling and the genuine outward expression of giving thanks for tremendous funding given by individuals, families, corporations and other types of organizations to assist in the financing of their education at UCI.
Thriving at UCI
Thanks to your support, Richelle Homo is on her way to achieving her dream of becoming a culturally-sensitive physician with a deep passion to serve.
Tyler Stevens is beyond grateful for the generosity of the donors and the scholarships that have changed his life and allowed him to participate in amazing research like the Painbuddy project.
Supporting our Future Leaders
Thank you UC Irvine Chancellor’s Club Members! Your generosity has made a positive impact on the lives of these fellowship recipients.
The Orange County community and the UCI School of Humanities have been committed to establishing an endowed chair in Armenian studies. Vahe and Armine Meghrouni generously stepped forward to pledge $1 million to support that goal and champion a cause they believe in.
Chemistry Graduate Student Joel Langford earned an F. Sherwood Rowland Fellowship in the School of Physical Sciences, a fund created to celebrate the life of the Nobel Prize winning faculty member.
Thanks to your generosity, UCI’s $1 billion “Shaping the Future” campaign has touched virtually every aspect of the university and made an impact on the lives of countless people beyond our borders.
Changing Students’ Lives
At our 2014 Thank a Donor Day, Anteaters came together to share how philanthropy has touched their individual lives and made the UCI community stronger.
Class of 2014
Senior Class Gift funds the installation of a new rock climbing wall at the Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders
UC Irvine Health gala
Gala attracts record $1.6 million in community support for cancer research and patient care
Supporting Men and Women Who Serve: Tom Tierney takes the lead in supporting scholarships for UC Irvine student veterans
The Elliott Family Foundation Scholarship Prepares Breanna Eastman to Make a Difference
Her research on antennas at 60 GHz and international presentations have been made possible through academic fellowships.Learn more about Anna’s journey, her work and the impact of donors like you.
Jessica Dawn Pratt
A Chancellor’s Club Fellowship helped an aspiring Ph.D. get published, work on her dissertation, and raise a new infant daughter.
Lester Ng '93
Lester Ng ‘93 contributes to the BioSci International Students Program (ISP) to help foreign students thrive in the U.S.
Where Innovation Thrives
UC Irvine's commitment to its students is backed by profound generosity that enables talented people to do great things for others.
Michael Mussallem, chairman and CEO of Edwards Lifesciences, knows what lies at the heart of innovation.
Lori and Robert Warmington
A trip to the Soviet Union early in Lori and Bob Warmington's marriage provided a spark that became a life direction for the couple.
Law Firms pledge 1.1 million
Many local law firms, businesses and community organizations stepped forward with instrumental letters of support advocating the next University of California law school - the first new one in more than 40 years - to be established at the Irvine campus.
Joan Irvine Smith
The Joan Irvine Smith and Athalie R. Clarke Foundation made a $1 million gift to the new law school at the University of California, Irvine.
Sheila and Jim Peterson
Not long ago, Sheila and Jim Peterson attended a talk by Dr. John Longhurst, director of UC Irvine's Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine. As he presented the center's fact-based approach to using acupuncture, the couple was happy to learn that the campus supported these cutting-edge studies.
Dana and John Agamalian
Dana and John Agamalian were elated upon learning that Dana was pregnant, especially when Dana felt her twins' first kicks at 18 weeks.
Ninetta and Gavin Herbert
Ninetta and Gavin Herbert recently made the largest gift ever received by the Department of Ophthalmology - one which will help establish an eye institute on campus that will be named after Gavin.
Greg and Vanessa Vacca
After earning his degree in biological sciences from UC Irvine, Greg Vacca's career path took a decidedly different turn when he enrolled in the San Francisco Theological Seminary and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister.
Ann Dobbie was the Queen of Hearts
A beloved wife, mother of four and grandmother of 12, her zest for life, kindness and legendary Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts at her Newport Beach home made her the undisputed center of her family's universe, "the glue that held us together," in the words of her daughter, Kim Beaudette.
Rajiv Ramdeo and Aswathi Sreedharan
UC Irvine students Rajiv Ramdeo and Aswathi Sreedharan had a private audience with the Dalai Lama as recipients of the university's inaugural XIV Dalai Lama Endowed Scholarship.