Month: February 2009

Scout’s honor

Undergraduate Ruben Hipolito will present Boy Scouts’ ‘Report to the Nation’ to President Obama

Lawyers in training

Elisha Thomas smiles when he talks about his family’s hopes for his future. His parents often joke that he should be a lawyer, since he’s quick to ask questions and always ready for a debate. He may take their advice. “I want to learn as much as I can and take advantage of opportunities my […]

Greenfield to help set stimulus package health-research priorities

Dr. Sheldon Greenfield, Center for Health Policy Research executive director, has been appointed co-chair of an Institute of Medicine committee…

Loftus feted for contributions to psychology and law

Elizabeth Loftus, Distinguished Professor of Social Ecology at UC Irvine, will receive the 2009 Distinguished Contributions to Psychology and Law…

Sociologist to study China's one-child policy

Wang Feng, UC Irvine sociology professor and chair, recently received a $500,000 grant from the MacArthur Foundation to study China’s…

Book sheds light on global human rights

The U.S. could learn a lot from other countries when it comes to human rights, according to a new book…

Thornton, Andrew Delman, and Frank Miyashiro

UCI students win ‘Crazy Green Idea’ contest

UC Irvine students Kyle Good and Bryan Le win the $25,000 X PRIZE Foundation’s “What’s Your Crazy Green Idea?” video contest.

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.