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April 25, 1998 | LISA ADDISON and HOPE HAMASHIGE
Arnold O. Beckman, Donald Bren and Joan Irvine Smith, who have long been leading supporters of UC Irvine, are the recipients of a new honor established by the UCI Foundation. Beckman, founder of Beckman Instruments, Bren, chairman and owner of The Irvine Co., and Smith, a renowned philanthropist, have been named trustees emeriti of the foundation.
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April 25, 1998 | LISA ADDISON and HOPE HAMASHIGE
Arnold O. Beckman, Donald Bren and Joan Irvine Smith, who have long been leading supporters of UC Irvine, are the recipients of a new honor established by the UCI Foundation. Beckman, founder of Beckman Instruments, Bren, chairman and owner of The Irvine Co., and Smith, a renowned philanthropist, have been named trustees emeriti of the foundation.
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August 6, 1992
Western Digital Corp. Chief Executive Roger Johnson has been tapped to serve a fourth year as chairman of the UCI Foundation, UC Irvine's primary fund-raising organization, university officials announced. Other officers named to the not-for-profit foundation's board of directors include: Gary Hunt, Irvine Co. executive vice president; Kathryn Thompson, developer; Thomas Yuen, former co-chairman of AST Research Inc. in Irvine; Richard P.
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August 10, 1995 | SHELBY GRAD
A science adviser to President Clinton and the author of "Schindler's List" are among the five people set to receive UC Irvine's highest honor, the UCI Medal, officials announced this week. The five recipients were selected in an effort to recognize their years of service to the university, officials said. The UCI Medal, which is the equivalent of an honorary degree, has been presented semi-annually since 1984 to outstanding members of the university community.
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August 10, 1995 | SHELBY GRAD
A science adviser to President Clinton and the author of "Schindler's List" are among the five people set to receive UC Irvine's highest honor, the UCI Medal, officials announced this week. The five recipients were selected in an effort to recognize their years of service to the university, officials said. The UCI Medal, which is the equivalent of an honorary degree, has been presented semi-annually since 1984 to outstanding members of the university community.
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October 13, 1985 | Mark I. Pinsky \f7
John Miltner, UCI's vice chancellor for university advancement, has use of a membership in the exclusive Big Canyon Country Club--for which there is a lengthy waiting list--courtesy of the Irvine Co. According to company President Thomas H. Nielsen, the firm assigned one of the social (non-golfing) memberships held in its name to Miltner, "in his role as vice chancellor of the university."
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February 16, 1989
Roger Johnson, chairman of Western Digital Corp. in Irvine, has been elected chairman of the UC Irvine Foundation, a not-for-profit fund-raising arm of the university. Johnson, who is also a member of the Chancellor's Club and serves on the Graduate School of Management Advisory Board, succeeds Walter Gerken, chairman of Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co. Gerken remains on the foundation board as chairman emeritus.
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May 4, 1999 | Christine Castro, (714) 966-7440
The UC Irvine Alumni Assn. will honor 16 alumni, faculty, staff, students and community members who have made outstanding contributions to the campus and community. The 29th annual Lauds & Laurels Awards ceremony is being held Thursday. The top award, the Extraordinarius, will be presented to Thomas Tierney, chairman of the UCI Foundation, and his wife, Elizabeth, who have committed many years of service to the university community.
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March 21, 2002
UC Irvine will award four people its highest honor at a dinner tonight at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. The UCI medal recognizes the winners' commitment to teaching, research and community service. The recipients are Jill Beck, dean of UCI's Claire Trevor School of the Arts; Dwight W. Decker, chairman and CEO of Conexant Systems; J. Hillis Miller, professor of English and comparative literature; and Ted Smith, founder and retired chair of FileNet Corp. The UCI Foundation sponsors the event.
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August 6, 1992
Western Digital Corp. Chief Executive Roger Johnson has been tapped to serve a fourth year as chairman of the UCI Foundation, UC Irvine's primary fund-raising organization, university officials announced. Other officers named to the not-for-profit foundation's board of directors include: Gary Hunt, Irvine Co. executive vice president; Kathryn Thompson, developer; Thomas Yuen, former co-chairman of AST Research Inc. in Irvine; Richard P.
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February 16, 1989
Roger Johnson, chairman of Western Digital Corp. in Irvine, has been elected chairman of the UC Irvine Foundation, a not-for-profit fund-raising arm of the university. Johnson, who is also a member of the Chancellor's Club and serves on the Graduate School of Management Advisory Board, succeeds Walter Gerken, chairman of Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co. Gerken remains on the foundation board as chairman emeritus.
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October 13, 1985 | Mark I. Pinsky \f7
John Miltner, UCI's vice chancellor for university advancement, has use of a membership in the exclusive Big Canyon Country Club--for which there is a lengthy waiting list--courtesy of the Irvine Co. According to company President Thomas H. Nielsen, the firm assigned one of the social (non-golfing) memberships held in its name to Miltner, "in his role as vice chancellor of the university."
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August 24, 1987
UC Irvine announced that a $50,000 "challenge grant" from the Irvine Co. has provided funds for a wide-ranging new lecture series on campus and has helped spur increased alumni donations. The Irvine Co. pledged to match alumni contributions to UCI up to a total of $50,000 as part of the fund-raising campaign begun in October by the UCI Foundation, campus officials said. UCI alumni raised more than that amount. "The Irvine Co.
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