From left to right: Vector scientist Anthony James ’73, Ph.D ’79; The Freedom Writers Diary author Erin Gruwell ’91; Olympic diver Greg Louganis ’83; and Broadway actor Teal Wicks ’05.
UCI alumni are leaders, innovators, dreamers, mentors and game changers. Though no two Anteaters are exactly alike, our 170,000+ alumni are united in their ability to see the world differently. When graduates leave our campus, they are ready to do important work and boldly embrace their passions to make their mark. Here are just a few notable and impactful UCI alumni who inspire and remind us of the transformational power of education.