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Devan Nisson, a student in the Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences, aspires to be a research biologist. With the support of a scholarship she received at UCI, she is one step closer to achieving her dreams.

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Chao Family Elevates Medical Care in OC

Chao Family Elevates Medical Care in OC

The Chao family donates $5 million to support renowned leukemia researchers Richard Van Etten, M.D., Ph.D., and Susan O’Brien, M.D., and their work.

We are the Anti-Cancer

We are the Anti-Cancer

UCI’s inaugural Anti-Cancer Challenge brought together more than 2,000 riders, walkers and runners to raise funds for lifesaving cancer research being done at the UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.

UCI Founders’ Pledge

UCI Founders’ Pledge

James Vigil, Ph.D., professor emeritus in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California, Irvine, signed the first-ever UCI Founders’ Pledge. The pledge gives students, alumni, faculty and staff an opportunity to include philanthropy in their startup ventures.

2017 Veteran Appreciation

2017 Veteran Appreciation

UCI showcases its commitment to serving student veterans at its eighth annual veteran appreciation event. There, 25 student veterans were honored with scholarships.

2017 Chancellor’s Club Fellowships

2017 Chancellor’s Club Fellowships

This year, the Chancellor’s Club awarded fellowships to some of UCI’s most outstanding doctoral students. Each recipient was awarded a three-month stipend to total $6,000.

Studying Pesticide Exposure

Studying Pesticide Exposure

Kaitlyn Alvarez Noli, a graduate student in UCI’s School of Social Ecology, was recently awarded a $20,000 Haynes Lindley Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for her research on pesticide application in farmworker communities.

2017 THXAZOT

2017 THXAZOT

THXAZOT, UCI’s annual “Thank a Donor Day,” is an opportunity for students to recognize the families, alumni and community members who help make UCI one of the nation’s highest-ranked public research universities.

Seymour Today, See More Tomorrow

Seymour Today, See More Tomorrow

The Eye Mobile for Children provided by UC Irvine Health Gavin Eye Institute expands its reach through partnerships.


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