The University of California, Irvine was one of three new University of California campuses established in the 1960s under the California Master Plan for Higher Education with the San Diego and Santa Cruz campuses.
During the 1950s, the University of California saw the need for the new campuses to handle both the large number of college-bound World War II veterans (largely due to the G. Bill) and the expected increase in enrollment from the post-war baby boom.
Pereira intended for the UC Irvine campus to complement the neighboring community, and the two grew in tandem.
Soon after UC Irvine opened in 1965, the City of Irvine became incorporated and established in 19, respectively. Aldrich, developed the campus' first academic plan around a College of Arts, Letters, and Science, a Graduate School of Administration, and a School of Engineering.
Numerous other educational and training opportunities are offered in areas ranging from physician residency programs at UC Irvine's Medical Center to community certificate programs and other coursework through University Extension.
On the first anniversary of the September 11th tragedies, the chancellor planted a bay laurel tree in remembrance of the heroes and victims of the events of September 11, 2001.
Our Physio Therapists are healthcare professionals who are primarily concerned with the remediation of dysfunctions and disabilities in order to promote mobility, functional ability and quality of life.
: "Skye is a beautiful, fun, intelligent but also very strong wrestler/entertainer She is extremely tall and fit, and muscular due to intensive training and fitness.
Much of the land that was not purchased by UCI (which is now occupied by the cities of Irvine, Tustin, Newport Beach, and Newport Coast) is now held under The Irvine Company.
During this time, the University also hired William Pereira and Associates as the Master Planner of the Irvine Ranch area.
The university also administers the UC Irvine Medical Center, a large teaching hospital in Orange, and its affiliated health sciences system; the University of California, Irvine, Arboretum; and a portion of the University of California Natural Reserve System.