Upcoming Events

 

UCI Alumni provides a variety of events for our alumni, ranging from Anteater meetups and receptions with the Chancellor, to professional networking mixers and career fairs. Join your fellow Anteaters!

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Oct
07
Aztlán to Magulandia: The Journey of Chicano Artist Gilbert "Magu" Luján

October 7 – December 16, 2017
Contemporary Arts Center Gallery
University Art Gallery


Sponsored by the Getty's PST:LA/LA. Join CTSA as they present the first survey of one of the most iconic figures of the Chicano art movement and UCI alumnus, Gilbert “Magu” Luján, MFA '73, a founding member of the Chicano artists collective Los Four and known for his coloration and visual explorations of Chicano culture and community

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Aztlán to Magulandia: The Journey of Chicano Artist Gilbert

Orange County & Los Angeles

Dinners with Anteaters brings together students, alumni, staff, and faculty for an evening of delicious food and great conversation. Whether you are an alumnus looking to share your advice or a current student interested in learning more about your field of study, this event is a perfect fit for you!

Dinners with Anteaters: Fall

Irvine Lanes, Irvine

Join the UCI Engineering Alumni Society for their monthly brunch and bowl! Brunch is at 11 at the Corner Bakery in Irvine, on Harvard and Main.  Bowling will be at Irvine Lanes after brunch, on Michelson and Harvard, next to Boomers. Let's get our strikes and scrambled eggs on!

UCI EAS Brunch and Bowl

Irvine Barclay Theatre 

The UCI Symphony Orchestra presents "A Flower Blossoms for its Own Joy." This concert will feature Edvard Grieg's Norwegian Dances; John Williams' Three Pieces from schindler's List featuring Roberto Cani, concertmaster and violinist for LA Opera Orchestra; and Tehaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite, arranged by Ellington and Strayhorn. The Claire Trevor School of Arts will be providing complimentary tickets for the first fifty registrants. Don't miss the opportunity to listen to this delightful symphony!

UCI Symphony Orchestra

UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame Press Room

Get together with Anteaters and cheer on UCI as they take on UCLA in Men's Basketball. Enjoy a lunch buffet at our pre-game meetup while networking fellow Anteaters at the prestigious UCLA Hall of Fame. Following the reception, head over to Pauley Pavilion and show your Anteater pride as the 'Eaters face off against the Bruins.
UCI vs. UCLA Pre-Game Meetup

Twenty Eight Restaurant & Bar

What's better than brunch? Brunch with Anteaters! Join us for an afternoon of networking over assorted brunch bites and mimosas at Twenty Eight, a chic hidden gem in the OC area. Enjoy delicious eats featuring popcorn chicken and waffles, corned beef hash, bacon and pancakes, and much more. Don't miss out on this chance to grow your professional and social network with fellow young alumni.

Young Alumni Anteater Brunch

San Francisco, CA

Join fellow Anteaters for a day of GIVING Back! The Bay Area Alumni Chapter will be hosting a an evening at Wine Down SF to raise money for the UCI's Disaster Relief Fund. Tickets only cost $8.

 

UCIAA Bay Area Disaster Relief Fundraiser and Network

Los Angeles, CA

Mark your calendars, the Anteater Alumni family is joining forces in Los Angeles! Join the Anteaters in the Arts- LA and Los Angeles Alumni Chapter for a joyous holiday mixer filled with delicious food and drinks. This festive event will also serve as a perfect opportunity to give back to those in need!
Anteaters in Los Angeles Holiday Mixer

Chicago, Illinois 

The UCI Chicago Alumni Chapter on December 16th will be assisting The Night Ministry, which is a program focused on helping individuals struggling with poverty or homelessness. Volunteers will be sorting donations and packing personal care kits. Join fellow alumni for a morning dedicated to serving the Chicago community!

Chicago -The Night Ministry Service Event Dec 2017
Jan
24
Cocktails & Conversations: Long Beach
Location TBD

Join your fellow UCI alumni and distinguished alumni speakers for the first Cocktails & Conversations of 2018. Enjoy sophisticated cocktails while participating in engaging conversation. Featured guests: Nancy Guerra, Dean of Social Ecology.

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Cocktails & Conversations: Long Beach
Jan
25
What Matters to Me and Why: Winter
Newkirk Alumni Center | 6-8 PM

The “What Matters to Me and Why” Alumni Series is back on Thursday, January 25, featuring Dr. Nikan H. Khatibi ’04, D.O., a Persian-American physician anesthesiologist, pain management and addiction medicine specialist. This informal, conversational dinner series explores how student experiences have profoundly impacted career paths and life journeys of some of UCI’s many distinguished alumni. A light supper will be served.

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What Matters to Me and Why: Winter
Feb
04
Alumni Travel: Wings Over East Africa
February 4-16, 2018 | 12 Day Land Journeys

Join this alumni exclusive travel opportunity and explore the features below!

- Study animals up-close in their natural habitats while your guide offers fascinating insights.
- Thrill to sweeping aerial views during flights low over the savannah.
- Set out as the sun rises over the plains, anticipating the day’s astounding and unexpected wildlife encounters.
- Revel in Africa’s awe-inspiring, natural vistas that spread majestically across the horizon.
- Meet members of the Maasai, who live on the open plains and raise cattle.
- Journey to the best vantage points in a specially outfitted safari vehicle.
- Experience two UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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Alumni Travel: Wings Over East Africa
Feb
24
Dinners with Anteaters: Winter

Orange County & Los Angeles

Dinners with Anteaters brings together students, alumni, staff, and faculty for an evening of delicious food and great conversation. Whether you are an alumnus looking to share your advice or a current student interested in learning more about your field of study, this event is a perfect fit for you!

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Dinners with Anteaters: Winter
Mar
02
UCI Reunion Weekend

UCI Student Center

Round up your fellow Anteaters and return to campus this spring to relive UCI memories and create new ones. Reunion 2018, during Homecoming Weekend, will celebrate the classes of 1968, 1978, 1993, 2008 and 2013. Can’t wait to see you March 2 & 3, 2018!

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UCI Reunion Weekend
Mar
03
UCI Homecoming
UC Irvine, Aldrich Park

Save the date! UCI Homecoming will be Saturday, March 3, 2018! Tell your Anteater friends and join us for a fun-filled day, featuring our annual festival in Aldrich Park and the men's basketball game. Don't miss out on the opportunity to reconnect with old Anteater friends and make new ones at this campus-wide celebration!

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UCI Homecoming
Mar
22
Young Alumni Anteater Meetup
Location TBD

Get together with fellow Anteaters for some mixing and mingling on March 22! Don't miss this chance to network and connect with local young alumni over happy hour cocktails and complimentary hors d'oeuvres.

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Young Alumni Anteater Meetup
Apr
04
Cocktails & Conversations: Washington, D.C.
Location TBD

Mark your calendars! Join your fellow UCI alumni and distinguished alumni speakers for the next Cocktails & Conversations in Washington, D.C. Enjoy sophisticated cocktails while participating in engaging conversation. Featured guests: Pramod Khargonekar, vice chancellor for research

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Cocktails & Conversations: Washington, D.C.
Apr
05
Cocktails & Conversations: New York City
Location TBD

Join your fellow UCI alumni and distinguished alumni speakers for the New York City Cocktails & Conversations. Enjoy sophisticated cocktails while participating in engaging conversation. Featured guests: Bill Maurer, Dean of Social Sciences

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Cocktails & Conversations: New York City
Apr
08
Alumni Travel: Cuba's Art, Culture & People
April 8, 2018 | 8 Day Land Journeys

Join this alumni exclusive travel opportunity and explore the features below!


- Encounter Habana Vieja’s scintillating ambience, ice-cream colored façades and revolutionary history.
- Discover Cuba’s world-renowned cigar industry and the art of hand rolling cigars during a factory tour.
- Meet members of Cuba’s arts community during visits with artists, dancers and musicians.
- Ride through Old Havana in an iconic 1950s convertible.
- Savor the slow cadence of rural life in the beautiful Pinar del Río region.
- Develop perspective and insight about Cuba during discussions with local experts.
- Experience three UNESCO World Heritage sites and one UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

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Alumni Travel: Cuba's Art, Culture & People
May
17
Alumni Travel: England's Castles, Cottages & Countryside

May 17, 2018 | 10 Day Land Journeys

Join this alumni exclusive travel opportunity and explore the features below!

- Encounter whimsical old England while touring the villages and rolling knolls of the Cotswolds.
- Stroll enchanting English gardens, where meadow-sweet scents and florid palettes will pamper your spirit.
- Behold Canterbury Cathedral’s harmonious blend of Romanesque and Gothic architecture.
-Wander the hallowed halls and gardens of Leeds Castle, described as “the loveliest castle in the world.”
- Indulge your inner scholar beneath the ivory towers of Oxford University.
- Witness pomp and circumstance during the Changing of the Guard at Windsor Castle.
- Experience two UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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Alumni Travel: England's Castles, Cottages & Countryside
May
19
Dinners with Anteaters: Spring
Orange County & Los Angeles

Dinners with Anteaters brings together students, alumni, staff, and faculty for an evening of delicious food and great conversation. Whether you are an alumnus looking to share your advice or a current student interested in learning more about your field of study, this event is a perfect fit for you!

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Dinners with Anteaters: Spring
May
24
What Matters to Me and Why: Spring
Newkirk Alumni Center | 6-8 PM

The “What Matters to Me and Why” Alumni Series have its final talk of the year on Thursday, May 24, 2018. The last installment of the series will feature Jennifer Friend '97, C.E.O. of Project Hope Alliance and President of the Board of Directors for the UCI Alumni Association. This informal, conversational dinner series explores how student experiences have profoundly impacted career paths and life journeys of some of UCI’s many distinguished alumni. A light supper will be served.

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What Matters to Me and Why: Spring
Jun
19
Young Alumni Anteater Meetup
Location TBD

Gather fellow Anteaters and friends for some weeknight networking. Don't miss this chance to connect with local young alumni over our open beer/wine bar and hors d'oeuvres.

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Young Alumni Anteater Meetup
Jun
27
Alumni Travel: Cruise the Rhine River

June 27, 2018 | 8 Day River Journeys

Join this alumni exclusive travel opportunity and explore the features below!

- Glide along Amsterdam’s picturesque canals, built during the Dutch Golden Age.
- Witness magnificent Kölner Dom, Cologne’s world-famous cathedral.
- Sail through the spellbinding Rhine Valley with its forested hills crowned by castles.
- Savor the natural beauty of the fabled Black Forest region.
- Enjoy Strasbourg, the lovely Alsatian town lined with half-timbered homes.
- Experience four UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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Alumni Travel: Cruise the Rhine River
Jul
30
Alumni Travel: Imperial Splendors of Russia

July 30, 2018 | 9 Day Land Journeys

Join this alumni exclusive travel opportunity and explore the features below!

- Be awestruck by the sumptuous, priceless treasures of Russia’s emperors and empresses.
- Study the fine details of artistic masterpieces at the internationally acclaimed Hermitage Museum.
- Feel the mist from the fountains as you stroll the grand promenades of Peter the Great’s opulent palace.
- Take in sweeping vistas of the Russian countryside on a high-speed train from Moscow to St. Petersburg.
- Walk through Red Square and admire the remarkable, iconic St. Basil’s Cathedral.
- Experience three UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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Alumni Travel: Imperial Splendors of Russia
Sep
10
Alumni Travel: Journey to Normandy

September 10, 2018 | 8 Day Land Journeys

Join this alumni exclusive travel opportunity and explore the features below!

- Marvel at the monastery Mont Saint-Michel, mystically rising from tidal waters.
- Walk the beaches where Allied forces valiantly landed on D-Day.
- Explore the impact of World War II at the Caen Peace Memorial and Museum.
- Visit an orchard to sip Calvados, the region’s eponymous cider brandy.
- Taste why Normandy’s cheeses are known around the world during a visit to a fromagerie.
- Delight in people watching, local cuisine and the view along Honfleur’s charming harbor.
- Visit Mont Saint-Michel and its Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Alumni Travel: Journey to Normandy
Sep
18
Alumni Travel: Amalfi Coast
September 18, 2018 | 8 Day Land Journeys

Join this alumni exclusive travel opportunity and explore the features below!

- Cruise the Amalfi Coast, where colorful homes cling to the rugged hills along the shore.
- Treat yourself to fresh Mozzarella di Bufala at a dairy farm where water buffalo are raised.
- Peek into the lives cut short at Pompeii and Herculaneum by the A.D. 79 eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
- See the ruins of Paestum, a great city in Magna Graecia, the region in southern Italy colonized by the Greeks.
- Explore Naples and enjoy authentic Neopolitan pizza for lunch.
- Inhale the invigorating scent of lemon in the pretty town of Sorrento.
- Experience four UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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Alumni Travel: Amalfi Coast
Oct
05
Alumni Travel: Grand Danube Passage

October 5, 2018 | 15 Day Land & Cruise Journeys

Join this alumni exclusive travel opportunity and explore the features below!

- Bask in the tranquil, amber glow and hypnotic reflections of Budapest while sailing on the Danube at night.
- Gaze at the scenic wonder of the Iron Gate Gorge, a remarkable feat of engineering.
- Applaud the graceful turns and flowing movements of elegant waltz dancers during an exclusive performance.
- Sip full-bodied, fragrant vintages during a wine tasting in Pécs.
- Marvel at the lush, storybook landscape of the Wachau Valley.
- Savor a moment of quiet thought in the marbled halls of Melk Abbey.
- Experience four UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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Alumni Travel: Grand Danube Passage