Month: October 2007

UCI dedicates more resources to stem cell research

UC Irvine has dedicated five new faculty positions to its stem cell biology program, representing a commitment of about $17…

Campus tunnels featured in 'Ghostlore' collection

<![CDATA[Legends and rumors surrounding UC Irvine’s tunnels are featured in Haunted Halls: Ghostlore on American College Campuses, a new book…]]>

Stem cells can improve memory after brain injury

New UC Irvine research is among the first to demonstrate that neural stem cells may help to restore memory after…

To the rescue

Led by Jay Lickfett, Calit2 creates a disaster Web portal that helps Ontario survive recent wildfires

Cooray named Chancellor's Fellow

Asantha Cooray, associate professor of physics & astronomy at UC Irvine, has been awarded the title of Chancellor’s Fellow. This…

UCI campus is his stage

Sophomore drama major and campus tour guide Brandon Spooner thrives on making a difference

Graduate student publishes report on DREAM Act

Roberto G. Gonzales, a doctoral candidate in the UC Irvine Department of Sociology, has published a study in support of…

Regional wildfires highlight value of 'zotAlert,' UCI's emergency communications system

Brush fires this week in northeast Irvine prompted many calls to campus asking if classes would be held Monday. Such…

Web site launched to help California wildfire victims

<![CDATA[UC Irvine informatics professor Bill Tomlinson and a team of students have created a free Web site,,…]]>

Holcombe named associate vice chancellor for research

UC Irvine oncologist Dr. Randall Holcombe has been appointed as the associate vice chancellor for research. In this position, Holcombe…