|Chris Burden, M.F.A. '71: Art to the Extreme
Perhaps best known for the iconic “Urban Light” display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Burden was always full of surprises. “You never knew what was going to come out of him next,” said Stephen Barker, interim dean of CTSA.
Burden passed away Sunday, May 10, of melanoma at the age of 69.
Locker #5, in which Chris Burden confined himself as part of his master’s thesis, bears a tribute from current students who are inspired by the artist’s commitment to pushing the boundaries. Read more >
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Photo credit: Mel Melcon/ Los Angeles Times
|Collaborative Arts Development Experience
July 19 - August 2, 2015
CADE is a two-week summer session that provides immersive cultural enrichment and artistic development for emerging artists and performers in London's historic theatre scene. Gain valuable practical and networking experience working alongside passionate like-minded peers, faculty, and industry professionals. Register by June 1, 2015. Mention UCI Alumni for registration discount.
UCI Extension Career Readiness Program:
Starting a job search? Develop essential skills needed to improve your employability and advancement in today's dynamic workforce.Learn how to increase personal and professional productivity, More >
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UCI: Summer Lite Programs
Join a dynamic group of seasoned lifelong learning adults in summer activities including: Travel sketching, bird watching, Bolsa Chica Wetlands hike, tour of Roger's Gardens, and more. Learn more >
Free Webinar: Teaching English Abroad Info Session
May 29, 3:30-4:30 p.m., University Extension Building A, Register >
|May 28: The Art of the To:, the CC:, and the BCC: - Surviving in DC
5-6:20 p.m., Social Science Plaza A
May 29: Dynamic Womyn of UCI Awards Ceremony
3:00 p.m., UCI Student Center
May 30: Black Alumni Chapter Mixer
3:00 p.m., Hancock Park near LACMA
May 31: Olive Tree Initiative Annual Fundraising Gala
5:30 p.m., The Center Club
June 1: The Role of Water Supply Variability Colloquium
4-5:30 p.m., Donald Bren Hall
June 2: Washington, D.C. Alumni Reception
6:00 p.m., British Embassy
June 23: LA Alumni Reception
6:00 p.m., Los Angeles area
July 5-7: Dalai Lama 80th Birthday Global Compassion Summit
UC Irvine & Honda Center
July 2015: ARC Summer Camps
Archery, badminton, cooking, fencing, high ropes, lacrosse, rock climbing, sailing, swimming
July 2015: Arts Summer Academies
Art, dance, drama, music, and robotics
Discount Promo code: UCI15
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Over the years, he has had multiple makeovers, moving from cuddly oversize fur ball to the tough, buff anteater with biceps he is today.
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