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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? A new course in communication has been developed by Drama Professor Eli Simon and is being taught under his supervision by MFA Actors for graduate students in all disciplines. Transform your presentation skills and take your research to the next level.
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...
Engineering Alumnus Cagan Berker’s Poster Wins First Place
UC Irvine Alumnus, Cagan Berker decided five years to leave his native Turkey to discover the land of “Jupiter (the United States) and all its wonders.” A collision of personal goals and professional studies led him to UC Irvine. Read more...
A passion for the stage leads to a love of teaching…
Bri McWhorter, a
graduate student participating in the MFA Acting Program at UC Irvine, has
recently been given the opportunity to teach graduate communications classes
under the supervision of Drama Professor Eli Simon. Read more...
Amanda Janesick ... Ballerina Turned UCI Scientist
Amanda Janesick is not your ordinary graduate student and scientist; she is much more than meets the eye. Raised by college-educated parents, including an engineer dad who designed the imager that is currently on the Hubble Space Telescope, Amanda was destined for academia. Yet somehow, the academic path to science didn’t come first. Read more...
Dean Leslie at White House Climate Change Forum
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is launching a new initiative aimed at climate education and literacy, read more.
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.
UCI receives NIH BEST grant
This grant will improve options for doctoral graduates across science-related careers, read more.
UC Irvine is No. 1 ‘Coolest School’ in nationUC Irvine has placed first in Sierra magazine’s eighth annual ranking of the country’s “Coolest Schools,” read more.
President Obama Celebrates Class of 2014
He punctuates speech on climate change with a hearty Zot! Zot! Zot! More than 6,000 students are encouraged to choose hope over cynicism as 30,000 family members and friends cheer them on. read more...