spotlights-slider-itemstrue1620162574333dfazendi/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/spotlights-slider-itemsGraduateDivisionsite://GraduateDivision/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/spotlights-slider-itemsmasyed1504299919689dfazendi1616344504648/news/articles/PowellFrontpage.jpgsite://GraduateDivision/news/articles/PowellFrontpage.jpgGraduateDivisionPowellFrontpage.jpgMaking History by Changing the Way It's TaughtClick below to see how fourth-year PhD candidate, Khamia Powell is making big things happen with her research and passion for teaching.$5 Million Gift from ICS Alumnus Establishes UCI’s Steckler Center for Responsible, Ethical, and Accessible Technology (CREATe)

The CREATe center was made possible through a generous gift from Vincent Steckler, who graduated from UCI in 1980 with a B.S. in information and computer science and a B.S. in mathematics. Steckler and his wife, Amanda, recently gifted $10.4 million to UCI, half of which is supporting art history students while the other half helped establish CREATe.
/spotlights/AdrundhatiSawantiFront.jpgsite://GraduateDivision/spotlights/AdrundhatiSawantiFront.jpgGraduateDivisionAdrundhatiSawantiFront.jpgWhere Are They Now: Arundhati SawantWhen someone makes the investment to attend a university, it’s undoubtedly a significant sacrifice. That person invests their finances, time and normal way of life into an experience they hope pays off for them in the future. For UCI alum Arundhati Sawant, the sacrifice has been all of this and more. In 2017, Arundhati traveled nearly 10,000 miles from India and left her career, friends, and family behind to earn her graduate education at UCI. to Know Jaymi Smith UCI Graduate Division decided to catch with new associate dean Jaymi Smith to find out some of the things he'd like to accomplish for our graduate students to Know Dr. Rodrigo Lazo

UCI Graduate Division decided to catch with new associate dean Dr. Rodrigo Lazo to find out some of the things he'd like to accomplish for our graduate students
/spotlights/covidfrontpage.jpgsite://GraduateDivision/spotlights/covidfrontpage.jpgGraduateDivisioncovidfrontpage.jpgAnteaters Stay Resilient in Face of COVID-19The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone in this country, but with struggle comes the strength to go on and the will to become resilient. UCI graduate students have become the epitome of strength and resiliency in such uncertain times. Whether it’s been conducting research in search of a cure for the virus or students making adjustments to allow their research to be done while physical distancing, it’s become obvious that the future is in good hands with our Anteaters leading the way. SPOTLIGHT: Connor StrobelOur inaugural #Gradeater Spotlight features Connor Strobel, a fourth year PhD candidate in UCI’s Sociology department. In addition to his studies, Strobel serves as the newest president for the Associated Graduated Students (AGS). Angell's Legacy Lives on with Generous DonationLisa Angell honors her father's legacy by donating a generous gift to UCI 40 UCI Scholars Earn NSF GRFP GrantsUCI Graduate Division is honored to congratulate and recognize the 46 graduate students who received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Grant along with a student who earned an honorable mention.'s Jazette Johnson Awarded 2020 Ada Lovelace Fellowship

Jazette Johnson is hoping to improve the mental, emotional, and social health of people with dementia. Johnson’s research seeks to understand how to better support people with dementia and their caregivers through the design of virtual support technologies. Click here to read more!
/spotlights/student/images/KarenArcos images/Arcosspotlightnavresize.jpgsite://GraduateDivision/spotlights/student/images/KarenArcos images/Arcosspotlightnavresize.jpgGraduateDivisionArcosspotlightnavresize.jpgStudent Spotlight: Karen ArcosKaren Arcos, PhD candidate in the Department of Cognitive Sciences, uses research to connect with marginalized communities Spotlight: Alex Bower

Alex Bower, a graduate student in the Cognitive Sciences Department, bridges improv, psychology and pedagogical practices.
/assets/images/home-page-parts-assets/news-slider-images/FOLIvan_Williams.jpgsite://GraduateDivision/assets/images/home-page-parts-assets/news-slider-images/FOLIvan_Williams.jpgGraduateDivisionFOLIvan_Williams.jpgFrom Engineering, to Business, to Film UCI Alum Ivan Williams Has Done it All

Mastering the art of leadership in not just one profession, but three different professions
/assets/images/spotlight-slider-images/Romain Millan.jpgsite://GraduateDivision/assets/images/spotlight-slider-images/Romain Millan.jpgGraduateDivisionRomain Millan.jpgUCI Researchers Are Predicting the Future with Glaciology

A Race Against the Climate Clock…As the ice caps melt, rising sea levels become a stark reality.  Now more than ever, it is critical to have accurate data to predict and manage this phenomena.

/assets/images/spotlight-slider-images/Dominique Indago.jpgsite://GraduateDivision/assets/images/spotlight-slider-images/Dominique Indago.jpgGraduateDivisionDominique Indago.jpgChanging the Way Cancer is Treated

Dominique Ingato, a truly creative thinker and graduate student in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Ph.D. program, is contributing to advances in nanotechnology at UCI that may significantly change the way cancer is treated.