Month: May 2010

UC Irvine News Brief: China scholar speaks at Google about latest book

Jeffrey Wasserstrom, UCI history professor, discussed “China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know” as part of the San Francisco-based company’s YouTube author series.

UC Irvine release: Organ donor honor

UC Irvine Medical Center’s organ donations and transplants topped all other Orange County hospitals in 2009.

UCI researchers create retina from human embryonic stem cells

UC Irvine scientists have created an eight-layer, early-stage retina from human embryonic stem cells, the first three-dimensional tissue structure to be made from stem cells.

UC Irvine News Brief: Kenyan dignitary talks sustainable agriculture with UCI researchers

Parliament member Peter Mwathi met with William Cooper, director of UCI’s Urban Water Research Center, and visited the Center for Hydrometeorology & Remote Sensing and the UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling.

New windows into space

Researchers in UC Irvine’s Center for Cosmology are opening new windows into space and finding lost matter and bright galaxies.

Students lauded for launching health clinic

Medical school team wins Living Our Values Award for commitment to underserved populations. The students established a free healthcare clinic in Santa Ana.

Fountain pen next to writing

UCI poetry program going strong

For the talented few admitted, UCI’s graduate writing program in poetry offers a mix of creativity, criticism and, often, acclaim.

Greg Duncan

Breaking the poverty cycle

Greg Duncan finds that an income boost for poor families with young children leads to improved academic performance and lifetime earnings.

How big is your carbon footprint?

UCI research group uses collaborative filtering to build a better online carbon footprint calculator.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI grad among cooks competing on reality TV show

Alumna Doreen Fang, who co-owns a catering company and specializes in Asian-influenced California cuisine, is one of 12 finalists on Season 6 of “The Next Food Network Star.”