Month: August 2010

Software research project gets $10 million in NSF funding

UCI team part of effort to maximize computer performance with minimal energy.

UCI nursing researcher receives prestigious national award

E. Alison Holman, an assistant professor in UC Irvine’s Program in Nursing Science and a health psychologist, has been selected to receive a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars award to study how genes influence acute and post-traumatic stress and their role in cardiovascular disorders among those who experience traumatic events.

County honors two UCI physicians for commitment to the underserved

Dr. Laura Mosqueda and Dr. Clarence E. Foster III receive CalOptima Circle of Care Awards.

Ballet Dancers en pointe

Keeping dancers on their toes

New technique allows MRIs of ballet dancers en pointe, aiding injury treatment and prevention.

Dr. Behnoosh Afghani

Medical mentor

Dr. Behnoosh Afghani leads UCI efforts to expose local high school students to careers in healthcare.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI immunologist to lead School of Medicine research, graduate studies

In the newly created position, Dr. Paolo Casali will focus on UCI’s efforts to translate basic science findings into clinical practice and then extend them into industry.

George Kuntz

Soccer coach is goal-oriented

UCI men’s soccer coach George Kuntz has led the Anteaters to a top-20 national ranking, but his influence on the sport extends far beyond Anteater Stadium.

Lauren Collins

A new high

UCI track & field star Lauren Collins appears on cover of ‘Runner’s World.’

Bill Tomlinson

The growth of ‘green IT’

Emerging field helps create a more sustainable future, though information technology itself is part of the problem.

Roger McWilliams

Old-fashioned physicist invents futuristic tools

With his bow ties and seersucker suits, Roger McWilliams might appear to be old-fashioned, but the UCI physicist invents futuristic laser tools that have advanced everything from telecommunications to healthcare.