UC Irvine News

The University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine or UCI) is a public research university located in Irvine, California, and is one of the ten campuses in the University of California (UC) system. Established in 1965, UCI is known for its strength in various academic disciplines including biology, medicine, computer science, and engineering. The campus stands out for its distinctive circular design surrounded by Aldrich Park, a central botanical garden. UCI has earned a reputation for its research initiatives and contributions to the sciences, arts, and humanities. It is also recognized for promoting green technologies and sustainability, being named one of the greenest universities in the United States. The university fosters a dynamic learning environment that encourages innovation and has produced a number of notable alumni, including three Nobel laureates.