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A pioneer in her field

A pioneer in her field

Vicki Ruiz to be honored for her contributions to Latino and Chicano history during National Women’s History Month

Heartbroken, but proud

Heartbroken, but proud

UCI loses close-fought game to Louisville Cardinals 57-55

Great expectations

Great expectations

As his investiture ceremony approaches March 31, UCI’s chancellor, Howard Gillman, sets high goals

Heading off concussions

Professor James Hicks, director of UCI’s Exercise Medicine & Sport Sciences Initiative, leads novel probe of impact injuries in water polo

UCI in the News

  • The Washington Post, Mar 24, 2015 4:33 pm

    In the future, you may be able to turn invisible with this roll-on squid tape

    According to researchers from the University of California, Irvine, using a protein found in squid skin, the scientists have created "invisibility stickers" that may help soldiers disguise themselves, even from infrared camera. … Dr. Alon Gorodetsky.
  • NPR, Mar 24, 2015 4:32 pm

    Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to strict Wisconsin Voter ID law

    Rick Hasen, who studies election law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, said that betting on the Texas case to topple other state ID laws could be risky.  
  • San Jose Mercury News, Mar 24, 2015 4:32 pm

    Boom in Latino Evangelical churches underscores growing population

    "There is a lot more flexibility and freedom (than in Catholicism) in terms of starting new churches and leadership roles," said Jonathan Calvillo, a researcher at UC Irvine studying Latino Evangelical congregations in California.
  • NPR, Mar 24, 2015 4:32 pm

    Koreans have an insatiable appetite for watching strangers binge eat

    Kyung Kim, professor of East Asian studies at University of California, Irvine, suggests the audience hunger for mukbang is a yearning for something besides connection – it's a desire for something real.
  • Time Magazine, Mar 24, 2015 4:32 pm

    The 25 public colleges where students graduate the fastest

    College:  10. University of California, Irvine; State:  CA; Money ranking: 32; Percent of freshman who earn a bachelor’s in 4 years: 68 percent; Estimated average net cost of a degree for the class of 2019:  $126,546.
  • Orange County Register, Mar 23, 2015 4:25 pm

    UCI’s shiniest moment comes after the game

    But more than all that emotion, more than the tenacious effort of an eight-point underdog against a time-tested purebred, more than the impressive way that purported mutt proved it belonged, I'm going to remember the Anteaters' staggering maturity. … the Anteaters just brought an extraordinary dose of elegance, doing so at a time when any number of lesser reactions would have been easier. No, they didn't win. But, boy, did they represent.
  • Los Angeles Times, Mar 23, 2015 4:25 pm

    Jack Peltason dies at 91; former UC Irvine chancellor, head of UC system

    Peltason signed on with UC Irvine even before the campus accepted its first students in 1965. As vice chancellor of academic affairs, he hired the university's first faculty members and helped shape its initial academic offerings. … As UC Irvine's chancellor from 1984 to 1992, he was credited with guiding the university through a hectic period of growth ….
  • Orange County Register, Mar 23, 2015 4:25 pm

    Jack Peltason, former UC Irvine chancellor and UC president, dies at 91

    In 1963, two years before UC Irvine opened its doors to students as the newest regional campus of the University of California system, founding faculty member Jack Peltason already envisioned the school as becoming a premier, international research university. Over the next five decades he made that happen as a chancellor, expanding the campus through massive building projects and later as the president of the entire UC system who convinced the governor not to cut state’s higher-education funding.
  • Orange County Register, Mar 23, 2015 4:24 pm

    Match Day reveals future for graduating UC Irvine medical students

    With the swish of a letter opener, the uncertain years ahead came into focus for 96 UC Irvine Medical School students. The graduating class celebrated together Friday at the school’s annual Match Day, a ceremony that reveals where the soon-to-be doctors will train. … Programs into which the UCI students were accepted ranged from Yale to Stanford universities. Twenty-three students matched at UC Irvine.
  • Orange County Register, Mar 23, 2015 4:24 pm

    UCI student develops an app for adults with autism

    UC Irvine medical student Chanel Fischetti is hoping for a little miracle. She has only four days left on her Kickstarter campaign aimed at developing a mobile application and website for adults with autism spectrum disorder. … The app, called TheraConnect, is essentially a social network that serves both as a database of resources and a tool for online communication for adults with autism spectrum disorder who wish to become more connected with their surrounding community.
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