Month: June 2010

Helping in Honduras

Student volunteers with UCI Global Brigades participate in public health, sanitation projects.

UCI men’s basketball coach Russell Turner

From the NBA to UCI

New men’s basketball coach Russell Turner plans to use his NBA experience to lead the Anteater’s to their first-ever NCAA tournament bid.

Julia Reinhard Lupton

Shaking up Shakespeare

From drama to design, English professor Julia Reinhard Lupton thrives on innovation and collaboration.

Understanding the Alzheimer’s-Parkinson’s link

UCI researchers find the neurodegenerative combo of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases accelerates dementia.

Alumnus Chris Canfield

The game boy behind ‘Rock Band’

Can’t stop playing ‘Rock Band’ or ‘Guitar Hero II’? Blame your addiction on UC Irvine alumnus Chris Canfield, who helped create them.

Pierre Baldi

Award recognizes significant contributions to the field of neural networks.

UC Irvine News Brief: Pharmaceutical sciences department graduates first class

Nine students, all with grade-point averages above 3.0, will receive bachelor’s degrees at the College of Health Sciences’ commencement ceremony Friday, June 11.

Scholarships 2010

Scholarship Opportunities Program helps prepare, screen applicants.

UC Irvine News Brief: Former UCI golfer Kenny Kim qualifies for U.S. Open

A member of the UC Irvine program from 2004-08, he’ll play June 17-20 at Pebble Beach Golf Links.

Jared DiBartolomeo

Reviving toe-tapping ragtime

Through his piano playing, engineering student Jared DiBartolomeo helps revive ragtime for a new generation.