Month: February 2009

Chancellor Michael V. Drake and Erwin Chemerinsky

Chancellor, law dean lead freshman seminar

UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake and Erwin Chemerinsky, founding dean of UCI Law School, team up to teach freshmen about civil rights.

New spine tumor treatment may help breast cancer patients

UCI orthopedic researcher Joyce Keyak has found that radioactive bone cement she helped invent can improve treatments for patients when…

Ngugi nominated for top book prize

Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature and director of the International Center for Writing and Translation…

nitric oxide synthase crystals

New compounds prevent cerebral palsy

Two compounds developed by UC Irvine and Northwestern University scientists prevented cerebral palsy in preclinical animal trials, giving hope that a new drug for humans may be on the horizon.

Flores wins $1,000 video award

Senior neurobiology major Victoria Flores is one of 10 winners of the video contest and will receive $1,000 toward…

1988 presidential nominee Dukakis to appear at UCI

Michael Dukakis, former governor of Massachusetts and the 1988 Democratic presidential nominee, will speak on “American Politics and Presidential Campaigning”…

Marnie Granados

Ready for PRIME time

An innovative UC Irvine School of Medicine program designed to lessen Latino healthcare disparities in California will produce its first graduates this year. PRIME-LC students will move into jobs as resident physicians and – it is hoped – herald a revolution in healthcare for a third of the state’s residents.

Homecoming 2009

Building homecoming traditions

New Greek Village designed as rally spot for current and former members of UC Irvine fraternities and sororities at Homecoming 2009.

Nobelist F. Sherwood Rowland and chemistry chair Donald Blake

Perfect chemistry for 30 years

A conversation with 30-year collaborators F. Sherwood Rowland and Donald Blake.

A still from "Chants of Lotus"

From the director’s chair: a woman’s perspective

UC Irvine’s Film and Video Center showcases the accomplishments of five female filmmakers this month, including movie co-directed by UCI professor Fatimah Tobing Rony.