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Dorm dinners foster fellowship

Dorm dinners foster fellowship

Invitation-only Mesa Court meals bring together small groups of students, campus VIPs

Common’s causes

Common’s causes

Grammy Award-winning rapper-actor discusses music, faith and activism in UCI appearance

Playing with fire

Playing with fire

Titanium golf clubs can generate sparks, ignite brush in the rough, UCI study finds

Competition and camaraderie

Competition and camaraderie

First Global Equity Games will bring together faculty, staff and students for fellowship and fun

UCI in the News

  • The Wall Street Journal , Apr 18, 2014 1:49 pm

    Anti-discrimination laws didn’t help older men get back to work

    "These results provide very little evidence that stronger state age discrimination protections helped older workers weather the Great Recession," wrote David Neumark and Patrick Button. "In fact, the opposite may have occurred ...."
  • Fast Company, Apr 18, 2014 1:49 pm

    What’s the real value of learning more than one programming language?

    "Not only are languages different tools for different jobs, but they are technologies that shape how you think about programming," says Richard Pattis, a senior lecturer of informatics at UC Irvine who invented the Karel educational programming language in 1981.
  • Forbes , Apr 18, 2014 1:48 pm

    4 surprising truths about workplace productivity

    Many of us claim to not like busywork. A study lead by UC Irvine found employees were actually happiest when performing these rote tasks.
  • Orange County Register, Apr 18, 2014 1:48 pm

    Future fuel

    According to Dr. Scott Samuelsen, director of UC Irvine's National Fuel Cell Research Center, which determined the number and approximate areas for the hydrogen fueling stations needed to support widespread adoption of fuel cell vehicles, sewer gas generates the fewest greenhouse gases as a hydrogen source.
  • e! Science News, Apr 18, 2014 1:47 pm

    Study IDs new cause of brain bleeding immediately after stroke

    By discovering a new mechanism that allows blood to enter the brain immediately after a stroke, researchers at UC Irvine and the Salk Institute have opened the door to new therapies that may limit or prevent stroke-induced brain damage.
  • OC Weekly, Apr 18, 2014 1:47 pm

    Scott Turow, lawyer-turned-bestselling author, speaks to UC Irvine Law school students today

    UC Irvine law school students find out this evening what they should do with their post-lawyering days - you know, when they can really make the big bucks - as lawyer-turned-bestselling novelist Scott Turow shares his secrets.
  • US News & World Report, Apr 17, 2014 11:57 am

    5 ways to improve your financial knowledge

    Take a college course. UC Irvine's Distance Learning Center provides the personal finance foundation you need to excel through an online learning platform.
  • Southern California Public Radio, Apr 17, 2014 11:57 am

    FAQ: How can you still get measles even after being vaccinated

    The vaccine should still provide some protection and prevent the serious side effects of measles, that can lead to brain damage and death, says Dr. Susan Huang, medical director for epidemiology and infection prevention at UC Irvine.
  • Orange County Register , Apr 17, 2014 11:56 am

    UCI, Chapman students craft apps to aid people with autism

    Students from UC Irvine and Chapman University are competing this week in the second annual Autism App Jam for the right to say, "There's an app for that."
  • Sramana Mitra, Apr 17, 2014 11:56 am

    Thought leaders in online education: Gary Matkin, dean of continuing education, UC Irvine (Part 2)

    Gary Matkin: "Open education resources will expand dramatically beyond formal higher education. The big driver here is the need for more and more people to become better and better educated."
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