Month: January 2011

Christopher Lay

Stroke research yields fellowship

Neurobiologist Christopher Lay receives $10,000 Public Impact Fellowship for ‘whisker work.’

Men’s volleyball faces championship challenge

Men’s volleyball coach John Speraw and his team face significant challenges – such as the nation’s most difficult schedule – in their pursuit of their third NCAA title in five years.

Sarah Choi

With type 2 diabetes, family matters

UC Irvine assistant professor of nursing science Sarah Choi works with Orange County’s Korean community to improve care for the chronic disease by involving patients’ family and friends.

Moot court is home to real cases

New law school venue lets students argue current legal issues in an authentic environment.

Ngugi wa Thiong'o

For prolific African author, the stories never end

His name is pronounced “Googy,” and in his native African tongue, it means “work.” It’s fitting, because prolific author Ngugi wa Thiong’o has worked hard his entire life, turning out books, plays and newspaper columns that have made his unusual name known the world over. Now in his 70s, Ngugi could be forgiven for slowing down the […]

Q&A on proposed state budget

Campus leaders urge students, faculty and staff to become advocates.

Leading cancer researcher to discuss breakthroughs for annual Chao Lectureship

World-renowned researcher Dr. Daniel Von Hoff will elaborate on treatments for cancer in his talk, “These Diseases Can Be Cured.”

Publication names UCI's Dr. Roger Steinert one of nation’s top ophthalmologists

UCI department chair is founding director of region’s only academic eye research facility.

UC Irvine News Brief: Donor registry drive Monday for econ alumna with leukemia

Effort on behalf of Sonia Rai ’07, who requires a bone marrow transplant, is specifically targeted to Indian Americans.

UC Irvine boasts 94 Best Doctors in America for 2011-12

The 2011-12 list of Best Doctors in America includes more than 90 UC Irvine physicians, more than any medical facility in Orange County.