Anteater Family Weekend offers families a snapshot into the life of your student and provides an up-close look at how UCI continues to achieve excellence in teaching, research, and public service. Attend classes by professors your student might take, meet other Anteater parents and families at social events, and enjoy dinner with UCI Provost Enrique Lavernia.
There's also an opportunity for parents and guardians to meet up with students at lunch to talk as a family about the campus, their classes, and college life.
Please note: This program is not intended for parents or families of prospective students. Anteater Family Weekend is for students who are currently enrolled at UCI.
Make a difference: Join the Parent Leadership Council
The Parent Leadership Council seeks to make a difference in the UCI community through hosting events, volunteering and philanthropy. If you are interested in elevating your involvement at UCI as passionate Anteater Parents, please join us at our next quarterly meeting on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Dean of Students Rameen Talesh will be the featured guest speaker! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and to RSVP.
Inching ahead with hyperloop
PHOTO: Dustin Snipes for Los Angeles Magazine
UCI student Patricio Guerrero Gertz put together his team, HyperXite, in 2015 to compete this month in a terrifying soapbox derby organized by SpaceX.
The HyperXite team will face off against 29 other teams (all college based except for one organized on Reddit), their unmanned pods being judged on highest speed with safe deceleration. Some pods float above the rails using magnets; others rely on the tech that brought you air hockey.
Considered favorites, Guerrero Gertz and his team designed a high-speed hovercraft that can exceed 200 mph. Sponsors donate equipment, money, and other resources. In exchange their names will be plastered NASCAR-like all over the pod's fuselage for its run at SpaceX. The winning team will receive a prize, and more important, the attention of the industry.
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