Day: January 31, 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 […]