Month: August 2010

The cover art for Bonnie Nardi's new book, "My Life as a Night Elf Priest: An Anthropological Account of World of Warcraft"

Going undercover as a Night Elf Priest

Bonnie Nardi shares findings from her participatory study of the online role-playing game World of Warcraft.

Kika Friend engages with a student from C.A.M.P.

CAMP counselor

Kika Friend helps prepare students in UCI’s California Alliance Minority Participation program for careers in math and science.

UC Irvine News Brief: Annual White Coat Ceremony to usher in new class of medical students

At the 7:30 p.m. event Friday, Aug. 6, at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 104 newcomers to UCI’s School of Medicine will find tucked into their coat pockets an Apple iPad tablet computer preloaded with everything necessary for the first year of course work.

Incoming UCI medical students to receive iPads loaded with first-year curriculum

At an Aug. 6 ceremony, each member of the UC Irvine School of Medicine’s incoming class of 2014 will find a surprise tucked into their new white coat’s pocket: an iPad tablet computer loaded with everything necessary for the first year of course work.

Dr. Thomas E. Ahlering and Dr. Michael K. Louie

Robots redefining cancer surgery

UC Irvine’s innovative Robotic Oncology Center offers minimally invasive treatment in multiple disciplines.

High school students in UCI's new Summer Premed Program

Attracting pre-premed students

For two weeks this summer, 30 local high school students got a taste of what it would be like to attend medical school.