Month: April 2009

Love is not colorblind on the net, study says

People looking for love on Internet dating sites often follow racial stereotypes, according to a new study by UC Irvine…

Soil study contributes to major global warming finding

A recent study in the journal Science found that drought affects the Amazon rainforest more than previously thought, killing trees,…

California funds UCI Alzheimer's stem cell research

UC Irvine neuroscientists Frank LaFerla and Mathew Blurton-Jones (pictured) were awarded $3.6 million April 29 toward the development of an…

Graduate student to study spread of malaria

With a $10,000 award from the UC Irvine Graduate Division, Thomas Gilbreath will study how land-use in Africa affects the…

Former surgeon general to speak about public health and politics

The Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellows Series continues this spring with former Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona, who will talk on “Prevention, Preparedness, Plagues and Politics: The Life of the Surgeon General.”

UC Irvine Student Center

Student Center design turns green to gold

UC Irvine Student Center earns kudos for its Earth-friendly design and construction, and it’s healthy for students, too.

Jennifer Bates undergoes an ultrasound 26 weeks

A new measure of babies’ health

Current guidelines for normal fetal growth don’t align with the ethnic diversity of the childbearing population. UC Irvine researchers will share a $1.7 million grant to devise new definitions.

U.S. News & World Report releases graduate school rankings

UC Irvine’s graduate program in literary criticism is tops in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report…

Claudia Czimczik

Working the Amazon soil

Earth scientist Claudia Czimczik digs in Peru for new dirt on global warming.


Squashing mosquito-borne disease

With a $10,000 award from the UCI Graduate Division, Thomas Gilbreath will study how land-use in Africa affects the mosquito population and spread of malaria. The fellowship supports students whose research could have significant public impact.