Month: September 2008

Elliot Handler

Mobile medicine

UC Irvine’s Mobile Medicine unit hit the road nearly six years ago, delivering healthcare and specialized geriatric services to senior citizens.

UCI Vice Chancellor Brase and UC Vice President Lapp

UC VP Lapp taps UCI’s King of Green

Wendell Brase is already leaving his reduced-carbon footprint on the state: UC Irvine’s vice chancellor for administrative & business services has made his mark at UCI with green buildings, waste recycling, solar energy and more. And now, Katherine Lapp, executive vice president of the University of California, has asked Brase to chair the Climate Solutions Steering Group, which will focus on implementing carbon-neutral technology and solutions on UC campuses.

Barbara Finlayson-Pitts

AirUCI expands horizons

UCI is ramping up its focus on air quality and climate change research in an effort to tackle some of today’s most pressing environmental challenges.

The missing greenhouse gas

Flat-screen TV manufacturing emits chemical with warming effect

Fire sparks action

UCI student Lori Chiu leads Alternative Break effort to aid fire-devastated La Jolla Indian Reservation

Trimming the fat

No single program works for everyone, but moderation in all things is a good start

Financial matters

Vandell explores the first cracks in the struggling U.S. economy

UCI joins CIRM in observing Stem Cell Awareness Day

Scientists throughout California and in Australia celebrate Stem Cell Awareness Day Thursday, Sept. 25, to foster greater understanding about stem cell research and the range of potential applications for disease and injury. The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine – the state’s stem cell research funding agency – and Monash Immunology and Stem Cell Laboratories in […]

Photo entered in First Steps category

Promoting healthy play

A year has passed since UC Irvine inaugurated the “Children at Play” photo contest to raise awareness about the role of exercise in children’s health and growth.

Etel Solingen’s Nuclear Logics receives top book award in political science

‘Carrot and stick’ theory could help curb proliferation of nuclear weapons