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  • UCI receives grant to help English-language learners

    A UC Irvine professor will receive an $11-million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to expand a reading and writing program that assists English-language learners in Southern California middle and high schools. Carol Booth Olson, director of...
  • Fire selects Franco

    UC Irvine senior Marco Franco was taken 13th overall by the Chicago Fire in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft on Thursday. Franco, the Big West Conference Defender of the Year in 2013, when he led the Anteaters to the Big West regular-season and...
  • Lending a hand a world away

    Lending a hand a world away
    Mary Ellen Carter's connection to the African nation of Malawi started with a visit in 2006 and a few boxes of supplies. Today, she is the founder of Direct Connections to Africa with a record of having built two educational centers, three preschools...
  • Joe Bell: 'insatiably curious ... a great friend'

     Joe Bell: 'insatiably curious ... a great friend'
    As a devoted newspaper man, Joseph Bell spent his life sharing stories. After two hours and more than a dozen speeches during Bell's memorial Tuesday night, it became clear that Bell's personality and humor touched just as many people as his widely...
  • Letters From The Editor: No tears, we celebrated the life of a man dearly loved

    Memorial services are often somber. But not for the people who loved former Daily Pilot columnist Joe Bell. They celebrated his life Tuesday night at UC Irvine, where he taught journalism. They had — and I know this sounds strange given the...
  • UC crowd-funding effort brings in $1.3 million -- and some fun

    UC crowd-funding effort brings in $1.3 million --  and some fun
    An unusual effort by the UC system to raise scholarship money through online crowd-funding tactics -- including promises by faculty and students to lead hikes, wash cars and wear kooky costumes -- has garnered $1.3 million, officials said Wednesday. The...
  • In Theory: Can you explain your belief in 10 minutes?

    UC Irvine students have been trying a relatively new thing called “speed faithing.” The idea, much like speed dating, is to get as much information across to another person in a set amount of time, and hopefully make an impact. Religious...
  • Men's Basketball: 'Eaters fall at buzzer

    With two teams firing in threes and draining the majority of their shots, including two three-pointers in the final 2.1 seconds, the most glaring miss was the opportunity to begin what may be a landmark UC Irvine men's basketball season with a victory...
  • Letter of intent day: Let the celebration begin

    Wednesday is the first day high school seniors can sign an early national letter of intent for all sports but football, soccer, track and field, cross country and men's water polo. Across Southern California, athletes are celebrating with classmates and...
  • Big care for the tiniest of patients

    Big care for the tiniest of patients
    Bethany Torres' first son, Wyatt, was given the nickname "the Goliath baby" by nurses when he was born in March 2004. The hefty 9-pound, 14-ounce newborn, however, wasn't immune to complications and only a day after his birth was being admitted to...
  • The dean meets the Delta

    The dean meets the Delta
    Tucked into the corner of an administrative building, awash with the hush-hush of important work, an earth-toned room was occupied by furniture, books and knickknacks. And there it lay — smack-dab in the center. A curvy black case, held together...