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Explaining exercise

Explaining exercise

New campus initiative fosters interdisciplinary study of how physical activity promotes good health

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

UCI in the News

  • NOW Magazine, Apr 24, 2014 2:04 pm

    What was that?

    "We know from animal studies that two surefire ways to enhance and improve memory are sugar and coffee." - Michael Yassa, assistant professor of neurobiology and behavior at UC Irvine.
  • WDIV Detroit, Apr 24, 2014 2:03 pm

    Brain training: A smarter, faster you

    There is no one game that's scientifically proven to boost brainpower for everyone .... But "it looks like people can get better in problem-solving and reasoning, under certain circumstances," says Suzanne Jaeggi who leads the Working Memory and Plasticity Laboratory at UC Irvine.
  • Nerdscholar , Apr 24, 2014 2:03 pm

    NerdScholar favorites: 2014 commencement speakers

    The most eloquent commencement speakers instill hope and confidence in the graduating class as the students get ready to embark onto new jobs, travel plans or graduate school .... UC Irvine - June 14, President Barack Obama.
  • Safety Daily Advisor , Apr 24, 2014 2:03 pm

    How do you train employees to stay focused on safety when their work becomes routine?

    It's well known that workers who perform the same tasks day after day tend to lose focus on the hazards because the work becomes routine .... Marc Gomez at UC Irvine has some innovative ideas about how to turn that around.
  • Orange County Register, Apr 24, 2014 2:02 pm

    Every day is a ‘green’ day as toddlers learn conversation

    Kathleen Jacecko, who earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in chemistry from UC Irvine, taught private educational workshops for adults .... While she often felt like she was "preaching to the choir" with adults, young children are much more impressionable. PDF
  • ABC News, Apr 23, 2014 1:15 pm

    California bill reignites affirmative action fight

    At some campuses, including UC San Diego and UC Irvine, Asian-American students accounted for more than 45 percent of admitted freshmen last year.  
  • The Washington Post, Apr 23, 2014 1:15 pm

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the subtlety of a court retirement

    A debate about whether she should retire which seems fated to continue until she actually does .... The latest was a birthday push from UC Irvine School of Law dean Erwin Chemerinsky.    
  • Politico, Apr 23, 2014 1:14 pm

    5 takeaways from affirmative-action ruling

    “The Kennedy plurality opinion [makes] a measure passed by initiative seem more worthy of protection as an expression of a kind of pure majoritarianism – of what people really want,” said UC Irvine law professor Rick Hasen.
  • Scientific American, Apr 23, 2014 1:14 pm

    As drug war rages, tweets reveal Mexicans’ emotional numbness

    Monroy-Hernández – along with colleagues at Microsoft and UC Irvine – has been covering Twitter’s rise as a reporting tool in war-torn regions of Mexico for the past few years.    
  •, Apr 23, 2014 1:14 pm

    How the top-rated colleges for sustainability are raising the bar: From Princeton Review’s Annual ‘Guide to Green Colleges’

    After signing on to the President’s Climate Commitment, UC Irvine has determined that all new construction on campus must seek LEED Silver certification, at a minimum.
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