Human Experience

Building Peace One Piece at a Time

“The Kugelman Fellowship program is one of the most significant, ongoing accomplishments of the Center for Citizen Peacebuilding.”

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Small Changes Can Create a Better World

Small Changes, Better World grants provide UCI students up to $3,000 for one-time projects that meet a tangible need within communities.

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Elaine Koshimizu Endowed Scholarship for Inclusive Excellence in Dance

“This generous gift will ensure that UCI continues to be a destination for exceptionally talented students to become transformational leaders in the arts.”

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Foundation-Funded Programs Foster Racial Healing

With the support of foundations and donors, the UCI School of Social Sciences’ Deconstructing Diversity Initiative gives students a deeper understanding of racial issues in the U.S.

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Renowned UCI Chemist Supports Armenian Studies

“Being the products of graduate studies, we know what it takes and what it means,” Ara Apkarian says. “It is very difficult to carry out graduate studies without financial support.”

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A Global Magnet for the Exhibition and Research of California Art

Two landmark gifts of significant artworks have made UCI a world-class destination for the exhibition and study of California art.

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UCI Professor Emeritus Makes Legacy Gift

Though the Givens’ alma maters include Berkeley, Harvard, Stanford and Yale, their affinity for UCI – and belief in the impact they can have on the university – secured its place in their will.

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Shining a Light on Future Artists

Over the last few years, more than 170 UCI arts students like Tomoko Ozawa have received Medici Circle scholarships funded exclusively by community members.

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