UC Irvine Parents eNews

UCI students, faculty & staff spent Martin Luther King Jr., Day volunteering at the OC Food Bank.
February 2016
Issue No. 71

$40 million for nursing school

The William and Sue Gross Family Foundation has committed $40 million to the University of California, Irvine to establish a nursing school and assist in the construction of a new building to house it. The contribution, which will help the university address critical healthcare concerns, is the largest single gift ever to UCI.

Sparking Anteater spirit
Drizzly weather doesn't dampen the mood at 2016 homecoming

Food, music, games and the crowning of Jordy Cardenas and Dominic Grand as 2016 homecoming queen and king highlighted University of California, Irvine's "Spark the Zot in You" on Saturday, Jan. 30, in Aldrich Park.

Alumni, students, faculty, staff and community members connected with the campus through a day of fun, discovery, innovation, athletics and school pride. Homecoming typically draws more than 5,000 people and despite the drizzly weather, Saturday's event achieved record-breaking attendance at about 6,000.

Homecoming storify collection

Homecoming photo collage

National Girls & Women in Sports Day - free youth fitness clinic

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UCI Alum Sakina Ibrahim Nominated for NAACP Image Award


UCI undergrads open free healthcare clinic
UCI engineering students place in top 5 in SpaceX competition

Record high for UCI applicants

Parent volunteers needed!
UCI Care-a-thon
Feb. 25

UC campuses among top 'best values' in 2016 Kiplinger rankings

UC faculty rank first among Highly Cited Researchers


UCI Parent & Family Coffee Socials photos
Talent, treasure anchor UCI's Cove

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