Month: November 2007

The art of giving

Medici Scholars program helps arts students launch their dreams

Study shows how embryos regulate vitamin A derivatives

Human embryos that get too much or too little retinoic acid, a derivative of vitamin A, can develop into babies…

Bridge doctor

Engineering professor Maria Feng works to make structures safer and avoid disasters like the Minneapolis bridge collapse

Cancer book receives positive review in Science

A new book on the evolution of cancer by Steven Frank, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at UC Irvine,…

Center of attention

Built on a grand scale, a new student center becomes the campus’s long-awaited social hub

Peace talks (1)

John Whiteley asks how – and if – peace can be achieved in the nuclear age

Politics of protest

In his latest book, The Politics of Protest, David S. Meyer analyzes the origins and evolution of protest in the U.S.

Getting the words out

Dr. Gerald Maguire has personal reasons for devoting his life to the research and treatment of stuttering

Nursing a vision

A conversation with nursing science director Ellen Olshansky

Groundbreaking ceremony celebrates Humanities Gateway Building

The School of Humanities hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the Humanities Gateway Building Friday, Nov. 16. Scheduled to be completed…