Month: February 2009

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…

Reg Penner

Solar energy center aids product development

UC Irvine scientists believe sunlight is the fuel of the future.

Chemistry professor named Scientist of the Year

UCI chemistry professor James Nowick has been named Scientist of the Year by the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian…

Matthew Beckmann

President Obama pushes the stimulus bill

Matthew Beckmann studies how presidents push their policy proposals in Congress and the consequences of partisan polarization

Charitha Reddy

Health sciences students open free weekly clinic

UC Irvine health sciences students – tomorrow’s doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals – have opened a free clinic in Tustin to provide vital primary and preventive care services and referrals for people without adequate access to healthcare.

Scott Samuelsen

Fueling the hydrogen highway

Scott Samuelsen is UC Irvine’s go-to guy on fuel cell and hydrogen technology.

A fractal created by Sterling 2

Advanced technology designed by nature

As hybrid-electric vehicles gain popularity, UCI scientists turn to nature to improve battery design.

Sara Kirker

Going green in the workplace

UC Irvine graduate student Sara Kirker has a menu of different ideas for helping Laguna Beach restaurants and hotels go green.