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Who We Are

As one of the top doctorate-granting institutions in the United States, the University of California, Irvine fosters a collaborative and innovative research community. Our graduate students and postdoctoral scholars work with eminent faculty in highly-ranked programs, benefit from unparalleled support services, and get to experience everything that a great Southern California location has to offer. Want to learn more about our diverse community? Please browse through our website, connect with us via Facebook and Twitter, or contact us for more information. We also invite you to meet UC Irvine's graduate dean and a few of our students, postdocs and alumni by clicking through the links below.


Gillian Hayes, Ph.D., has strengthened the university’s commitment to all dimensions of student support, including launching the Graduate Resource Center, UC Irvine’s first-ever service enterprise dedicated to the needs of graduate and professional students and postdoctoral scholars. Read more…


Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars are the heart of our institution, performing vital research that has become a hallmark of UC Irvine.  They also have a range of interests, are involved in a host of activities both on and off campus, and come from many diverse backgrounds and experiences. Could you be next? Read more…


Alumni of UC Irvine’s world-class graduate programs go on to excel in a variety of career paths, from academia to industry and government. As pioneers, they contribute to UCI’s success as one of the top-ranked public universities in the United States. As renowned scientists and engineers, Pulitzer Prize-winning writers, and distinguished educators and business professionals, they also play a vital role in our nation’s economic and cultural development. Read more...