Day: February 17, 2009

Tammy Smecker-Hane

Venus, Saturn through a telescope

Have you ever seen Venus or Saturn through a telescope? How about the Orion Nebula or star clusters? Come view these celestial bodies and more during UCI Observatory Visitor Night from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21.

House in foreclosure

Reassessing the American dream

Kerry Vandell discusses the current state of real estate and how a UC Irvine-hosted research symposium can benefit the new presidential administration.

Frank Shi

Partnering for a urologic care breakthrough

Engineer Frank Shi created a novel silicone product. Urologist Ralph Clayman was looking to create a breakthrough device. A serendipitous partnership between the two has the potential to make a serious dent in the multimillion-dollar urologic care marketplace. It also shows that research collaboration, even between faculty members whose offices are miles apart, will be an important part of UC Irvine’s continued growth.

Street-wise scholar

Pamela Ruiz studies ways to end gang strangleholds in Honduras and the U.S.

Biologist awarded prestigious Sloan Fellowship

Kevin Thornton, UC Irvine ecology & evolutionary biology assistant professor, has been awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. He…

Richard F. Kroll remembered as a top literary scholar

UC Irvine English professor Richard F. Kroll, a major figure in Restoration and 18th century literary studies, died Feb. 5…