The School of Social Sciences is pleased to have among its faculty, staff, students, alumni and community friends five recipients of the UCI Alumni Association’s Lauds & Laurels awards for 2015:

Extraordinarius Award
Jean-Claude Falmagne, Research Professor, Cognitive Sciences, UC Irvine

Outstanding Faculty Achievement
Vicki RuizDistinguished Professor, Chicano/Latino Studies and History, UC Irvine

Outstanding Alumnus
Amanda Fowler, '99 Economics, Executive Director, Global Corporate Giving, Edwards Lifesciences

Outstanding Undergraduate Student
Sanaa Khan, Undergraduate Student, Political Science and International Studies, UC Irvine

Outstanding University Service
Neil Sahota, '97 Math and Political Science, '00 ICS, '03 MBA, UC Irvine

Established in 1971, the awards have recognized and celebrated the accomplishments of more than 800 outstanding anteaters who have prominently contributed to and supported the advancement of UCI’s fundamental mission of teaching, research and public service.

The 2015 award recipients will be honored at the Alumni Association’s Lauds & Laurels 45th annual gala May 14.


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