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Gavin Herbert Eye Institute for vision research

Philanthropist is still making a difference as she approaches her 104th birthday

Josephine Herbert Gleis is pledging $5 million to UC Irvine Health’s Gavin Herbert Eye Institute to move current eye research forward at a faster pace and enable the pursuit of innovative new ideas for sight-saving treatments.

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Houri Berberian

Houri Berberian

Houri Berberian installed as Meghrouni Family Presidential Chair in Armenian Studies

Cylance Inc. gift

Cylance Inc. gift to support activities of Center for Machine Learning & Intelligent Systems

Cylance Inc. gift to support activities of Center for Machine Learning & Intelligent Systems

$5 million estate gift

Gavin and Ninetta Herbert pursue vision for improving eye health with $5 million estate gift to spur breakthrough retinal research

Gavin and Ninetta Herbert pursue vision for improving eye health with $5 million estate gift to spur breakthrough retinal research

A Lasting Impact

A Lasting Impact - Beth Lynn Koehler

Although Beth passed away in March 2016, her impact will be felt for generations through the legacy of her gifts to UCI

Strategic Philanthropy

Strategic Philanthropy: UC Irvine and UC Berkeley Share Legacy Gift

Strategic Philanthropy: UC Irvine and UC Berkeley Share Legacy Gift

UCI shatters records

UCI shatters research and philanthropic funding records

Half a billion dollars in grants and giving reflects growing support for campus vision

Brian Hervey

Brian Hervey named UCI vice chancellor for university advancement

Brian Hervey named UCI vice chancellor for university advancement

UCI Long Institute

UCI Long Institute gets $2.75 million to expand interdisciplinary China research

UCI Long Institute gets $2.75 million to expand interdisciplinary China research


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