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Updated 50th Anniversary Website Launches

As the 50th Anniversary schedule of celebratory activities shifts into gear with the Jan. 31 Homecoming, a new anniversary website has launched. Providing a richer, more interactive experience, the site features stories and social media posts shared by alumni, faculty, … Continue reading

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Tribbett named 50th anniversary project historian

Dr. Krystal Tribbett has accepted the temporary position of UC Irvine Libraries 50th Anniversary Project Historian in Special Collections & Archives. Krystal has a B.A. in geology and Earth science from Vassar College and a M.A. as well as a … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary Historical Documentation Project

UC Irvine Libraries is launching the 50th Anniversary Historical Documentation Project to collect, preserve, and make available historical records and memories focusing on UC Irvine’s pioneering intellectual contributions, key turning points, and unique legacy. The project will combine oral and … Continue reading

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Original art wanted for 50th anniversary book cover

UC Irvine’s 50th Anniversary Committee is seeking ideas from artists interested in creating a distinct and original work of art for the cover of a 176-page, glossy coffee-table book that will track the campus’s rise to prominence over its first … Continue reading

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Social media lights up with Obama announcement

See: http://storify.com/ucirvine/president-obama-to-speak-at-uc-irvine-commencement

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President Obama to speak at UC Irvine commencement celebration!

President Barack Obama will speak to UC Irvine’s class of 2014 in a commencement ceremony set for Saturday, June 14, in Angel Stadium of Anaheim, the White House has confirmed. The historic appearance honors the accomplishments of the more than … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary Celebration website launched

Visit the new 50th Anniversary Celebration website to learn how we’re going to recognize our bright past and how you can celebrate our brilliant future with us.

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UCI students invite President Obama to speak at June’s commencement

View the video UCI students produced to entice President Barack Obama to offer the keynote address at this year’s commencement celebration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vaNWhdaRVjg&feature=youtu.be

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CALL TO ARTISTS – Request for Qualifications

$2,500 book cover commission, 50th Anniversary, University of California, Irvine RFQ submission deadline: March 21, 2014 UC Irvine’s 50th Anniversary Committee is seeking qualifications from artists interested in creating a distinct and original work of art for the cover of … Continue reading

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Play AnteaterTag@UCI and leave your mark on campus history

The UC Irvine Libraries invite the campus community, alumni and the public to play AnteaterTag@UCI, a game in which contestants view and describe digital photographs from the Libraries’ Online Archive of UCI History. Participants will enrich what’s known about these … Continue reading

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