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The University of California, Irvine is an entrepreneurial, innovative and rapidly emerging top research university. As a young and dynamic campus we foster the most promising graduate students and prepare them as future leaders. We are looking for students, like you who are passionate about learning and making a global impact. We invite you to join the UC Irvine GradEater community.
GRADUATE RESOURCE CENTER
Our Graduate Resource Center (GRC) is one of the first such centers in the country, offering a wide variety of personal and professional development opportunities including:
- Writing Support
- Career Planning
- One-on-one advising
FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS
We understand that funding an education is important to you, and UC Irvine is committed to supporting your graduate student success. There are two main types of fellowship support, internal (offered by UC Irvine Graduate Division or an academic department) and extramural (offered by an external organization or agency for study at UC Irvine). UC Irvine offers many resources to support your funding goals.
Did you know that many employers make the decision about whether to hire an applicant in less than a minute? The Graduate Resource Center offers a variety of communications courses designed to transform your presentation and interview skills and take your research to the next level.
Graduate Division Counselor Offers Zen-like Experiences to Students
When he’s not running the distance, teaching yoga, or fighting in Jiu-Jitsu and MMA matches, Phong Luong, Psy.D., lends support to graduate students who find themselves at a road bump, read more.
Grad Slam Winner Ashley Fong is in the Pursuit of Mending Hearts
UC Irvine Ph.D. candidate and recent Grad Slam winner, Ashley Fong is
working towards being able to use stem cells for new advance treatment
options for heart disease, read more.
Graduate Scholar is Poised to Revolutionize the Future of Dams and Levees as We know it
From sailing to cooking, meditating, running, and developing an Italian news website, Riccardo Cappa seems to be a “Jack of all trades.” The Italian-born, UC Irvine graduate student lives by the motto: “Healthy mind in a healthy body,” and seems to be balancing work and life beautifully, read more.
Cathery Yeh’s Academic Journey is a Family Affair
Cathery Yeh is a mother of two young children, a researcher, and teacher. She has ten years of teaching experience under her belt and continues to challenge herself by pursuing her doctoral degree in the School of Education. Her research focuses on teaching, learning, teacher education, and culturally responsive schooling. Read more...
Sharine Wittkopp Getting to the Heart of the Air Pollution Dilemma
Sharine Wittkopp, a doctoral student in environmental toxicology has been recognized with the Stanley Behrens Public Impact Fellowship for her work on genetic expression associations with air pollution. She particularly studies how the genes we inherit might change the way our bodies respond to the pollution in the air we breathe. Read more...
Ashley Fong Wins First Campus Wide GradSlam:
Ashley Fong, IS THE WINNER of the campus-wide Grad Slam competition, read more.
UCI Among 7 Best in US
Celebrating its 50th birthday this year, UCI is the best young university in America, according to a new ranking from Times Higher Education (THE), read more.
2015 NSF GRFP AWARDS
Scholars from our campus received 35 awards and 37 honorable mentions. Congratulations to all the recipients, full list, click here.
Improv Helps Ph.D.'s Explain Their Work—and Loosen Up
Improv and drama classes are the latest, and perhaps most unusual, way that universities are working to help graduate students improve how they communicate, read more.
UC grad students deliver solutions, startups
While they don’t garner as much public attention as undergraduates, the University of California’s graduate students are a driving force behind UC's leadership in research and education, read more.
UCI receives NIH BEST grant
This grant will improve options for doctoral graduates across science-related careers, read more.