Day: October 1, 2009

UC Irvine Advisory: Environmental Law and Health

Newkirk Center event brings together experts in law and public health to discuss environmental law, climate change and pollution in China.

Breast Cancer Awareness ribbon

UC campuses join forces against breast cancer

UC Irvine’s Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is joining forces with UC colleagues to launch the Athena Breast Health Network, the largest study of its kind to improve detection, treatment and survivors’ quality of life.

Roy Fielding

A matter of protocol

Among doctoral students, it’s known as “Phase II drift,” that window of time after they’ve completed qualifying exams but before they’ve chosen dissertation topics. While some cast about for research ideas and others were lured from academia to business, Roy Fielding ’88, M.S. ’93, Ph.D. ’00 used that time at UC Irvine for a higher […]

UCI professors weigh in on growth of network analysis

Network analysis models can be used to predict the spread of HIV or the collapse of the U.S. economy, and…

Disaster preparedness expert to appear on UCTV video series

Dr. Kristi Koenig, director of public health preparedness for UC Irvine Healthcare, will join other experts on “Disaster Preparedness for…

Distinguished Professor to receive entomology award

Anthony James, Distinguished Professor of microbiology & molecular genetics and molecular biology & biochemistry, will receive the Nan-Yao Su Award…

Katie and Kenny Callen and their son, Gage

Ray of hope

Katie and Kenny Callen never imagined they would end up living in their car. But in July, the couple settled into a mobile home parking lot in Costa Mesa after losing their jobs and — unable to pay the $1,400 rent — their apartment. Katie, 22, sought help by dialing 211, a social services information […]

Two-day campus event aimed at raising water awareness

More than 1 billion people worldwide have unreliable access to clean water. To raise awareness of this and other water…

New women's volleyball coach leads UCI back into top 25

Paula Weishoff (pictured) is one of the most accomplished American volleyball players ever and a rising collegiate coaching star, and…