Gateway to Invention

Gateway to Invention
Gateway to Invention

About This Issue:
In this edition of UCI Magazine, “Gateway to Invention,” we feature the campus’s entrepreneurial spirit and culture of innovation. Our cover story, “Ingenuity Central,” details how UCI Applied Innovation assists entrepreneurs in creating startups and products that benefit society, while “Inventing a Better Future” showcases a variety of designs, devices and discoveries by faculty, students and alumni. In “Enterprising Undergraduates,” you’ll learn how the ANTrepreneur Center motivates and equips students to launch ventures long before they graduate. And finally, “A Special Force” introduces an alumnus whose life-changing injuries led him to establish the Green Beret Foundation to help his fellow veterans.

On the Cover: “Gateway to Invention,” by Stephen Swintek

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UCI Magazine
Vol. 3, No. 1

Produced by the University of California, Irvine Office of Strategic Communications & Public Affairs

Howard Gillman

Associate Chancellor, Strategic Communications & Public Affairs
Ria Carlson

Executive Director, University Communications
Tracey Kincaid

Managing Editor
Marina Dundjerski

Vince Rini Design

Steve Chang and Steve Zylius

Copy Editor
Kymberly Doucette

Editorial Advisory Committee
Jennie Brewton, Sandy Jones, John Murray (health), Will Nagel, Janna Parris (advancement), Ryan Smith and Janet Wilson

Contributing Writers
Brian Bell, Anna Iliff, Rosemary McClure and Roy Rivenburg

Digital Media
Kien Lai (web design and development) and Laura Rico (social media)

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