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  • Regents OK raises up to 20% for UC chancellors

    Regents OK raises up to 20% for UC chancellors
    The UC regents Thursday awarded pay increases of as much as 20% to the leaders of the Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Merced and Riverside campuses and set the annual salary of the new UC Irvine chancellor, Howard Gillman, at $485,000. The regents said the...
  • City Lights: Cross-cultural director's success means no headlines

    City Lights: Cross-cultural director's success means no headlines
    Monday morning, I sat in the office of a man who might have already prevented the next Ferguson. Might. That's a tantalizing word, but as hard to dismiss as it is to prove. Kevin Huie, the director of the Cross-Cultural Center at UC Irvine, isn't what...
  • Ex-UCI student gets life sentence for killing ex-wife

    Ex-UCI student gets life sentence for killing ex-wife
    A former UC Irvine graduate student was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for murdering his ex-wife on campus after a child-support dispute. Judge William Froeberg also ordered Brian Hughes Benedict to pay almost $200,000 in...
  • UCI grad student sentenced to life in prison for ex-wife's murder

    A UC Irvine graduate student who shot and killed his ex-wife on campus in the midst of a child support dispute was sentenced Friday to life without parole plus 25 years to life in prison. Brian Hughes Benedict, 40, was arrested soon after the shooting,...
  • Much depends on Ginsburg

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg should retire from the Supreme Court after the completion of the current term in June. She turned 81 on Saturday and by all accounts she is healthy and physically and mentally able to continue. But only by resigning this summer...
  • Obama's UC Irvine commencement address draws proud parents from afar

    Obama's UC Irvine commencement address draws proud parents from afar
    A popular gathering place for proud parents inside Angel Stadium on Saturday was a souvenir shop, where glossy programs with color photographs of President Obama on the cover were flying off the shelves. Among those waiting to buy several copies at $5...
  • UC Irvine center Mamadou Ndiaye creates altering reality for opponents

    UC Irvine center Mamadou Ndiaye creates altering reality for opponents
    Four points, 11 rebounds, four blocked shots. That was center Mamadou Ndiaye's contribution last week in 33 minutes toward UC Irvine's 46-44 victory over Long Beach State. It might be the most deceiving box score line in college basketball this season....
  • 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...