Most nurses see patients in health clinics, hospitals and offices, but Jill Berg is different. She makes house calls. Berg consults with people who have asthma and other chronic pulmonary conditions in their homes, churches and schools, often venturing into L.A.’s toughest neighborhoods. Her mission: to help them breathe easier. “I love getting out there […]
Day: February 1, 2010
For William Bretz, there’s no such thing as just another day at the office. Instead of working behind a desk, he’s usually behind the wheel of a mud-splattered SUV, making the rounds at the San Joaquin Freshwater Marsh Reserve. On this bright December morning, rolling along an earthen dike, he encounters a flock of Canada […]
Kristine Preston steps softly onto UC Irvine’s Ecological Preserve, 62 acres of cheerful wildflowers and sweet-smelling sage scrub tucked above University Hills. “We had a pair of birds using this plant two days ago, which is just incredible,” she whispers, pointing to a large prickly pear cactus. The 40-year-old plant is one of a whole […]
Donald Patterson, director of the Laboratory for Ubiquitous Computing & Interaction, discusses social media and its future.
UC Irvine launches new measures to promote campus safety and prevent alcohol abuse.
UCI’s Amy Bauer oversees a Web site offering critical analyses of the popular TV show.
Dr. Alberto Manetta, director of the UC Irvine School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity & Community Engagement, has been appointed…
To promote interdisciplinary research focused on improving human health, Dr. Ralph Clayman, dean of the School of Medicine, has established…