Month: October 2010

Jessica Vaughan

Cross-country captain goes the distance for pediatric research

Jessica Vaughan is using the dedication needed in being the UC Irvine cross-country team’s captain to succeed a much longer and more difficult race: curbing the epidemic of childhood obesity in the U.S.

Hospital named in honor of benefactor

New 482,000-square-foot facility named after M.A. Douglas, who made posthumous donation of $21 million.

Dalai Lama Scholars

Bethel Mesgana, Doug Cheung will develop undergraduate course on holistic healthcare.

Shocktoberfest: Raising spirits

Spirit rally, concert and free food draw about 5,000 students to annual party sponsored by ASUCI and UC Irvine Athletics.

Olive Tree Initiative branches out

UCI’s Olive Tree Initiative has sponsored its third trip to the Middle East, branched out to three other campuses and garnered national recognition.

Tom Fox

From fear to hope

Tom Fox is looking forward to college and a career after UC Irvine neuro-oncologists helped him battle brain cancer.

UC Irvine News Brief: Science Library renamed for renowned professor Francisco J. Ayala

Chancellor Michael Drake, biological sciences chair Albert Bennett and 2010 UCI Medal recipient Hazem Chehabi laud this year’s winner of the Templeton Prize at Oct. 15 ceremony.

Chancellor’s fall message: Character excellence

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

Holly Poe Durbin

Film, fashion focus of fall exhibit

UCI Libraries to showcase Hollywood’s role as style maker.

UC Irvine News Brief: Infectious diseases researcher wins $2.3 million innovation award from NIH

Rommie Amaro, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences and computer science, will use the five-year grant to further study trypanosomes.