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  • Arts champion Elaine Redfield dies

    Arts champion Elaine Redfield dies
    Elaine Redfield, a longtime Orange County arts advocate whose campaign for a local performance center led to the creation of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, has died at the age of 96. The coroner's office did not have information available on the...
  • Faulkner: Trio makes VU title threat

    Faulkner: Trio makes VU title threat
    Good things usually come in threes for the Vanguard University women's basketball team, but that typically refers to the propensity and proficiency with which Coach Russ Davis' Lions hoist three-point attempts from beyond the arc. This season, however,...
  • The meaning of life -- in a class on death

    The meaning of life -- in a class on death
    The day before a 16-year-old friend of mine was murdered, she kissed the window of her white sedan, a birthday gift, leaving cranberry-colored stains on the glass. Then she gave me a hug goodbye. Her name was Sangeeta Lal, and the next morning, her ex-...
  • Men's Basketball: 'Eaters blast UCR

    RIVERSIDE — Just because UC Irvine men's basketball coach Russell Turner elected not to play starting big men Will Davis and Mamadou Ndiaye didn't mean the Anteaters gave anything less than their "Best" effort Saturday night. Mike Best, a 6-foot-...
  • UCI receives team academic award

    UCI women's soccer scored the National Soccer Coaches Assocation of America (NSCAA) honor for the third straight season claiming the Team Academic Award. "This program has worked extremely hard to be successful both on and off the field." Head Coach...
  • UCI names biological sciences dean

    UCI names biological sciences dean
    A chancellor's professor of neurobiology at UC Irvine has been appointed dean of the new Hana and Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences. Frank LaFerla, an expert on Alzheimer's disease who has been with UCI since 1995, started his new role...
  • 'Death Class' puts emphasis on living fully

     'Death Class' puts emphasis on living fully
    As a reporter, Erika Hayasaki covered disasters and American tragedies, but it wasn't until she took a college course on death that she began to understand the difference between the good and the bad way to end. The class was called "Death in...
  • 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...