Month: September 2010

Assistant men's coach David Kniffin

Global game on

David Kniffin ’03, men’s volleyball assistant coach, helps bring groundbreaking international tournament to UCI.

UC Irvine News Brief: Guinness site features UCI dodgeball record

Blog entry salutes Anteaters involved in 1,745-player game on Wednesday, Sept. 22.

Arts production gives “Abraham” a modern spin

“Abraham & Isaac in Jerusalem,” a new Claire Trevor School of the Arts production about faith, aims to bring people together — in the theater and real world.

UC Irvine News Brief: Henry Pontell testifies before federal panel on financial crisis

The professor of criminology, law & society tells bipartisan commission that the heads of large lending institutions and Wall Street firms enriched themselves at the expense of their companies, their investors and the public.

New interim head of student affairs Thomas Parham

New interim vice chancellor for student affairs

Thomas Parham, new interim vice chancellor for student affairs, has long history of social advocacy, community service and youth empowerment.

Anesthesia residents work with a mannequin in UCI's new Medical Education Simulation Center

Medical education through simulation

The new Medical Education Simulation Center in the School of Medicine is the only one of its kind in Orange County and among the most sophisticated medical simulation facilities in the country.

Physical Sciences rates well in NRC graduate programs rating

Highly regarded ranking is the first by the science group since 1995.

Teal Wicks

‘Wicked’ star to perform at Medal event

UCI alum and “Wicked” star defied gravity as Elphaba. Now she’s hoping to give other students a boost by raising money for scholarships.

UC Irvine News Brief: For his memory work, Guzowski is named first McGaugh Chair

The associate professor of neurobiology & behavior says the five-year appointment and funds attached to it will enable him to pursue previously unavailable avenues of research.

UCI’s Dr. Laura Mosqueda guest-edits Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect

An expert in identifying and preventing abuse, she’s tapped for a special issue assessing efforts to combat mistreatment of the aged.