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UCI’s Syed Ali Jafar wins $250,000 Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists

UCI’s Syed Ali Jafar wins $250,000 Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists

Syed Ali Jafar, a UC Irvine computer scientist who has changed the world’s understanding of the capacity of wireless networks,…
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Community celebrates health heroes with record $1.75 million in support

Community celebrates health heroes with record $1.75 million in support

More than 500 community and business leaders came together to honor wellness advocate Susan Samueli and other health heroes of…
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Minority children underrepresented in special ed, UCI-Penn State study concludes

Minority children underrepresented in special ed, UCI-Penn State study concludes

Contrary to popular belief, minority children are not overrepresented in special education classrooms and are actually less likely to be…
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Mellon Foundation grants $2.7 million to School of Humanities graduate programs

Mellon Foundation grants $2.7 million to School of Humanities graduate programs

The UC Irvine School of Humanities has received a $2.7 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund…
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UCI-led study demonstrates how Huntington’s disease proteins spread from cell to cell

UCI-led study demonstrates how Huntington’s disease proteins spread from cell to cell

By identifying in spinal fluid how the characteristic mutant proteins of Huntington’s disease spread from cell to cell, UC Irvine…
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Odds of arrest 3 times higher for people viewed as black, study finds

Odds of arrest 3 times higher for people viewed as black, study finds

Being seen by others as black – regardless of whether or not one personally identifies as such – increases the…
2 weeks ago
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A third of the world’s biggest groundwater basins are in distress

A third of the world’s biggest groundwater basins are in distress

Two new studies led by UC Irvine using data from NASA Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment satellites show that…
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UC study links brain inflammation triggered by chronic pain to anxiety and depression

Brain inflammation caused by chronic nerve pain alters activity in regions that regulate mood and motivation, suggesting for the first…
3 weeks ago
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Nobel laureate Irwin Rose dead at 88

Nobel laureate Irwin Rose dead at 88

Nobel laureate and former UC Irvine biochemist Irwin “Ernie” Rose, who did groundbreaking work on enzymes critical to breaking down…
4 weeks ago
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Political science study co-authored by UCI debunks idea of public opinion backlash

Political science study co-authored by UCI debunks idea of public opinion backlash

Does putting same-sex marriage in the public spotlight impede future policy gains for gay and lesbian couples? A new study…
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UC Irvine announces 2015 commencement schedule

UC Irvine announces 2015 commencement schedule

This year's commencement for UCI’s 50th graduating class will stretch over four days in the Bren Events Center, and 7,057…
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Blueprint for a thirsty world from Down Under

Blueprint for a thirsty world from Down Under

The Millennium Drought in southeastern Australia forced Greater Melbourne, a city of 4.3 million people, to successfully implement innovations that…
1 month ago
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