Month: September 2010

UCI School of Medicine to host open house for new simulation center

UC Irvine will offer a glimpse into the future of medical education at its Sept. 30 demonstration of high-tech mannequins in the recently opened Medical Education Simulation Center.

Free pertussis vaccinations available at UC Irvine Medical Center

State, county rates of whooping cough are highest in more than 50 years.

Infant in the NICU

Reducing infections, one central line at a time

Medical center takes aim at stemming patient complications and healthcare costs.

Players Breanna Downey and Rochelle Hoffman

World-record dodgeball game

We did it! UCI breaks dodgeball world record in Welcome Week event at the Bren Events Center.

No stopping her

Commencement for UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business is usually a staid affair, with tastefully attired graduates in traditional gowns comporting themselves with dignity. Not this year. When Bethany Semeiks rose to collect her M.B.A., she zipped across the Bren Events Center stage on roller skates. Security guards tried to intercept the grad-on-wheels, but […]

Chancellor’s fall message

UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake welcomes students, faculty and staff to the fall 2010 quarter with a message on academic excellence.

UC Irvine News Brief: Documentary about UCI memory study subject wins festival award

“Unforgettable” spotlights Brad Williams’ astounding ability to recall dates/events and UCI researchers’ work with him.

Sitara Nayudu

Mission accomplished

ASUCI president Sitara Nayudu’s speech welcoming new students marks a personal triumph.

Justin Ducote

Visualizing victory over breast cancer

Dual-energy mammography is the latest imaging technique pioneered by UCI researchers to battle the deadly disease.

Compound boosts marijuana-like chemical in the body to relieve pain at injury site

Drug created by UCI, Italian team inhibits enzyme that breaks down anandamide.