Month: January 2010

UCI’s first Rhodes scholar

Much-lauded Megan C. Braun ’10 will study international relations at University of Oxford.

Telescope tuner’s focus: sharper images

UCI physicist Gary Chanan focuses on fine-tuning the world’s largest telescopes.

Veteran student pictures a better life

Camera in hand, Gilberto Cardenas has chronicled his journey from soldier to undergrad researcher. His photographs have appeared in international scientific journals.

Message from Chancellor Michael Drake regarding recent campus protests

I was appalled at the use of force by police against peaceful demonstrators at other campuses as seen in the media over the past few days.   These actions violate our policies and procedures.  Worse than that, they violate the well earned trust that our community has placed in our campus police.  We understand that […]

UCI cardiologists discover 'pouch' in heart that may raise stroke risk

UC Irvine cardiologists have found a pouchlike structure inside the heart’s left atrial chamber that may be a potent source of stroke-causing blood clots. The discovery of this left atrial pouch could provide answers and inform neurologists’ efforts to prevent stroke recurrences.

Amy Townsend-Small

‘Green’ spaces may worsen global warming

Turfgrass management can create more greenhouse gas than plants remove from atmosphere, study finds.

Sheena Nahm

Show biz becomes academic

UC Irvine graduate finds her niche in the emerging field of entertainment education doing research fro medical shows.

Kei Akagi

Kei Akagi, master of improv

Jazz pianist, composer and teacher connects with people through his music.

Gorilla malaria

UCI, French study finds that gorillas carry malignant malaria parasite.


Turfgrass management may create more greenhouse gas than plants remove from atmosphere.