spotlights-slider-itemstrue1634579870424dfazendi/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/spotlights-slider-itemsGraduateDivisionsite://GraduateDivision/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/spotlights-slider-itemsmasyed1504299919689dfazendi1634327324842/spotlights/AlvinGarciaFront.jpgsite://GraduateDivision/spotlights/AlvinGarciaFront.jpgGraduateDivisionAlvinGarciaFront.jpgUCI’s Alvin Garcia Selected for Prestigious FellowshipUCI’s Alvin Garcia has been selected as one of 65 graduate students representing 29 states nationwide for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program’s 2021 Solicitation 1 cycle. Alvin is a fifth year PhD candidate studying Plasma Physics, Fusion Energy, Classifying fast-ion driven instabilities using machine learning (ML) methods.https://grad.uci.edu/spotlights/AlvinGarcia.php/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/Front_DanishaJenkins.pngsite://GraduateDivision/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/Front_DanishaJenkins.pngGraduateDivisionFront_DanishaJenkins.pngFront_DanishaJenkins.pngRecent PhD Graduate and Commencement Speaker Danisha Jenkins is Just Getting StartedDanisha Jenkins recently graduated from UCI with her PhD in Nursing Science. Throughout her graduate journey, Jenkins embodied remarkable integrity, resilience, and leadership both inside and outside of the classroom. She has worked tirelessly to break down barriers, fight for social justice, and use her experiences to improve the world for others.https://grad.uci.edu/spotlights/DanishaJenkins.php/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/Front_Cantonsite://GraduateDivision/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/Front_CantonGraduateDivisionFront_CantonCelebrating Pride Month: Canton Winer Goes Above and Beyond

Graduate Division is thrilled to spotlight Canton Winer, an exceptional PhD student who has gone above and beyond to make a positive impact in the LGBTQIA+ community through his research, community service, and leadership at UCI.

http://grad.uci.edu/spotlights/PrideMonth2021.php
/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/Front2021DynamicWomenGraphicsite://GraduateDivision/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/Front2021DynamicWomenGraphicGraduateDivisionFront2021DynamicWomenGraphicFour Graduate Scholars Earn Dynamic Womxn of UCI AwardsThis year, four incredible UCI Graduate students, Janielle Vidal, Sophia Metcalf, Elissa Cobian, and Herschell Valenova Dayag earned Dynamic Womxn of UCI Awards. These prestigious awards celebrate and honor womxn leaders who leverage their graduate education to make a positive difference in the world. Each student has gone above and beyond to initiate change and fight for causes they believe in.https://grad.uci.edu/spotlights/2021DynamicWomxnoftheYear.php/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/TaraPrenticeFront.jpgsite://GraduateDivision/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/TaraPrenticeFront.jpgGraduateDivisionTaraPrenticeFront.jpgGoing For Gold Inside and Outside of the ClassroomThe rigors of being a graduate student are very real. From late study nights, weekend research, and early classes, graduate students make countless sacrifices every day, but it’s all worth it because their research will help change the world for the better. Earning a graduate degree is truly the pinnacle of academia.https://grad.uci.edu/spotlights/goingforgold.php/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.https://grad.uci.edu/spotlights/KhamiaPowell.php/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/Steckler.jpgsite://GraduateDivision/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/Steckler.jpgGraduateDivisionSteckler.jpg$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.

https://www.ics.uci.edu/community/news/view_news?id=1907
/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.https://grad.uci.edu/spotlights/ArundhatiSawant.php/news/articles/JaymiSmithfrontpage.jpgsite://GraduateDivision/news/articles/JaymiSmithfrontpage.jpgGraduateDivisionJaymiSmithfrontpage.jpgGetting 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 http://grad.uci.edu/news/articles/GettingtoKnowSmith.php/news/articles/LazoFrontpage.jpgsite://GraduateDivision/news/articles/LazoFrontpage.jpgGraduateDivisionLazoFrontpage.jpgGetting 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

https://grad.uci.edu/news/articles/GettingtoKnowLazo.php
/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.https://grad.uci.edu/spotlights/ResilientAnteaters.php/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/LisaAngellFrontPage.jpgsite://GraduateDivision/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/LisaAngellFrontPage.jpgGraduateDivisionLisaAngellFrontPage.jpgTom Angell's Legacy Lives on with Generous DonationLisa Angell honors her father's legacy by donating a generous gift to UCIhttps://grad.uci.edu/spotlights/LisaAngell.php/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/GRFPwebpagenew.jpgsite://GraduateDivision/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/GRFPwebpagenew.jpgGraduateDivisionGRFPwebpagenew.jpgOver 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.https://www.grad.uci.edu/funding/current-fellowhip-recipients/NSF_GRFP_Awardees%20.php/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/JazetteJohnsonCropped.jpgsite://GraduateDivision/HOME-PAGE-PARTS/JazetteJohnsonCropped.jpgGraduateDivisionJazetteJohnsonCropped.jpgUCI'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!

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/blog/2020-ada-lovelace-and-phd-fellowships-help-recipients-achieve-broad-research-and-educational-goals/
/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 http://grad.uci.edu/spotlights/student/KarenArcos.php/spotlights/student/images/alexBower/panel3resize.jpgsite://GraduateDivision/spotlights/student/images/alexBower/panel3resize.jpgGraduateDivisionpanel3resize.jpgStudent Spotlight: Alex Bower

Alex Bower, a graduate student in the Cognitive Sciences Department, bridges improv, psychology and pedagogical practices.

https://www.grad.uci.edu/spotlights/student/AlexBower.php
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Mastering the art of leadership in not just one profession, but three different professions

https://www.grad.uci.edu/about-us/alumni-and-friends/alumni-spotlights/Ivan-Williams.php
/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.

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/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. 

 

/spotlights/student/dominiqueingato.php
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Sumner Norman is working with the smallest of movements to make huge gains in the field of stroke recovery.

http://www.grad.uci.edu/news-and-events/student-spotlights/sumner_norman.html
/UCI Doctoral Student is Helping People Visualize Climate Change and its Impact on the Entire Planet

Watching the ice shrink before his eyes

http://www.grad.uci.edu/news-and-events/student-spotlights/Zachary-Labe.html
/UCI 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.

http://www.grad.uci.edu/news-and-events/student-spotlights/Romain-Millan.html
/UCI Grad Student Aims to Save the Planet One Small Enzyme at a Time

Converting Greenhouse Gases into Biofuels

 

 

http://www.grad.uci.edu/news-and-events/student-spotlights/Megan%20NewComb.html
/Changing 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. 

 

http://www.grad.uci.edu/news-and-events/student-spotlights/dominique-ingato.html