Month: March 2009

Literary Orange

Literary Orange to draw book lovers to UCI

Third annual Literary Orange brings writers and readers together April 4 for a daylong celebration of literature.

Alan Terricciano

Houseplants in concert

UC Irvine’s arts dean, Alan Terricciano, plays a mean cactus as he wires up houseplants for an April 4 concert on the green.

Heeding the siren’s call

Students earn Living Our Values Award for encouraging future doctors to practice emergency medicine

'Untitled' by Antonio San Nicolas

New institute boosts clinical research

New facility for conducting clinical trials will take UC Irvine’s medical research to a new level, allowing overnight stays and supervised diets.

Eric Rignot

Measuring melting ice sheets

Global climate change – especially as it relates to glacial melting and rising ocean levels – is the subject of much debate and research. Eric Rignot, Earth system science professor, studies ice sheet melting in Antarctica and Greenland. He will talk about his work March 31 as part of the 2008-09 Discover the Physical Sciences Breakfast Lecture Series.

A Holocaust childhood

Almost 20 years ago, Ruth Kluger wrote an account of her remarkable wartime experiences to share with a few friends. Today, her story of growing up Jewish during the Holocaust continues to resonate with countless people worldwide. “I wanted to present as honestly as possible what I remembered of that period — what people might […]

Marc Madou

Technology links distant classrooms

With video teleconferencing technology in UC Irvine’s Teaching, Learning & Technology Center, Marc Madou can teach engineering to students in Irvine and Mexico simultaneously.

An eye with vision test letters projected on top

Halting herpes eye disease

Lbachir BenMohamed and Dr. Anthony Nesburn with The Gavin S. Herbert Eye Institute of UC Irvine’s ophthalmology department have developed a promising vaccine to prevent ocular herpes, a leading cause of blindness. The vaccine works against the virus that also causes genital warts and may help in the battle against the spread of AIDS.

New clinic opens for immune system disease care

A new clinic that opened March 20 in the Gottschalk Medical Plaza at UC Irvine addresses one of the largest…

Physics & astronomy postdocs receive Hubble fellowships

UC Irvine physics & astronomy postdoctoral researchers Misty Bentz and Shelley Wright have received prestigious 3-year Hubble research fellowships from…