Welcome to the University of California, Irvine, one of the nation’s foremost public research universities and an anchoring institution for Orange County. For over 50 years, generations of UCI students, faculty, staff and alumni have helped our community thrive through collaboration, creativity and innovation. I look forward to keeping you informed and connected to the Anteater family.
We have come to the end of a terrible year, and good riddance to it. 2021 can’t come fast enough, and with it the hope of the slow and steady return to some form of normalcy. Yet, amidst all the difficulty, there are still events and developments on campus that are worth noting. Here are a few highlights.
The first shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine arrived at the UCI Health Medical Center in Orange at 9:30 this morning. We are proud to be among the very first to receive the vaccine in Orange County.
University of California, Irvine was founded to catalyze the community and enhance lives through rigorous academics, cutting-edge research and dedicated public service. Today, we draw on the unyielding spirit of our pioneering faculty, staff and students who arrived on campus with a dream to inspire change and generate new ideas. We believe that true progress is made when different perspectives come together to advance our understanding of the world around us. And we enlighten our communities and point the way to a better future. At UCI, we shine brighter.