Month: July 2010

UC Irvine News Brief: Alumna honored for fiction debut

“Mattaponi Queen,” by Belle Boggs, a 2002 graduate of UCI’s M.F.A. Programs in Writing, has been named one of the best fiction debuts of 2010 by the editors of “Poets & Writers” magazine.

UC Irvine News Brief: Medical school earns full accreditation from national panel

The Liaison Committee on Medical Education determination ensures that a program meets established standards for educating tomorrow’s doctors and confirms eligibility for selected federal funding.

Emily Rosenberg

Touching the past

Professor of the Year Emily Rosenberg has a hands-on approach to teaching 20th century U.S. history.

Dr. Krishnansu Tewari

Overcoming ovarian cancer

UCI’s gynecologic oncology group forges what is being called the largest breakthrough for treating ovarian cancer in more than a decade.

UCI alumna Doreen Fang

UCI alum recalls billiard cues, tuna melts

Doreen Fang ’94, who recently competed on ‘The Next Food Network Star,’ is cooking up quite a career.

UC Irvine News Brief: Three at UCI win humanities, social sciences fellowships

The American Council of Learned Societies selects Elizabeth Chiarello, doctoral candidate in sociology; Angela Hawk, doctoral candidate in history; and Carrie Noland, professor of French, Italian and comparative literature.

UC Irvine News Brief: Baseball's Daniel Bibona wins Lowe's Senior CLASS Award

In addition to his on-the-field achievements, the five-time All-American and Big West Conference Pitcher of the Year recently graduated with a degree in sociology and a 3.25 grade point average.

UC Irvine News Brief: History professors to speak at Barcelona conference on Middle East

Mark LeVine and Touraj Daryaee will participate in the World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies, to be held July 19-24.

Susan Turner

Just the facts

Susan Turner’s office at UC Irvine looks as cheerful as a kindergarten classroom, with a bright mural of butterflies painted by her mother and a vase filled with flowers crafted from beads. Her surroundings belie the often grim task at hand: researching crime and punishment. As director of UCI’s Center for Evidence-Based Corrections and a criminology, law […]

Roger McWilliams

Time traveler

UC Irvine physics & astronomy professor Roger McWilliams often appears to have stepped out of a time machine — from the past. He rides to work on a reproduction vintage bicycle with a wide leather seat and big chrome handlebars. When he does drive a car, it’s a 60-year-old Jaguar that he fixes himself with […]