Month: March 2010

UC Irvine News Brief: Health Education Center director appointed to federal agency

Ellen Reibling, Ph.D. ’04, director of UC Irvine’s Health Education Center, has been appointed a fellow of the U.S. Department of Education’s Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse & Violence Prevention.

Dana Roode

IT consolidation explained

A group of senior managers looking at ideas for enhancing business processes and saving money recommended that various campus IT groups consolidate into a single organization. How is it working?

Marjan Farid and Sumit (Sam) Garg

Getting you back in focus

Gavin Herbert Eye Institute refractive surgeons use cutting-edge lasers and world-class skill to restore good sight.

George Tita

Fighting crime with math

UCI’s George Tita and colleagues use math to explain crime hot spots, recommend prevention strategies.

UC Irvine Douglas Hospital

UCI fundraising project surpasses $500 million

Spearheaded by the UC Irvine Foundation, the Shaping the Future $1 billion campaign has surpassed the halfway mark as it strives to generate private support for undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI Earth scientists co-write emissions verification report

UC Irvine Earth scientists Michael Prather and James Randerson have co-authored a National Research Council report discussing how the U.S. could monitor foreign greenhouse gas emissions if it enters into a new climate treaty.

Campaign milestone

The largest fundraising effort in the history of Orange County has just passed its midpoint – reaching $512 million on the way to its $1 billion goal.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI Center for Environmental Biology established

UC Irvine’s School of Biological Sciences has formed the Center for Environmental Biology, which will coordinate research partnerships among UCI scientists and neighboring land groups.

ZotWheels award

UC Irvine has received a Green California Leadership Award for ZotWheels, the first automated bike-sharing program in the state and the second at a U.S. university.

UC Irvine News Brief: New CUSA book

“Global Environmental Change & Human Security,” recently published by the MIT Press, features content and editing by several UC Irvine scholars.