Month: January 2011

UC Irvine News Brief: Leading financial magazine again names UCI a 'best value' public college

“Kiplinger’s Personal Finance” rates the campus 17th nationally on its annual list of 100, up from 20th last year.

Justin Richland

Professor finds niche in Native American legal system

Justin Richland, associate professor of criminology, law & society, anthropology and law, knew early on that he didn’t want a typical career. He found his niche in the Native American legal system.

Jennifer Martin

Beating digestive disease

Young psychologist Jennifer Martin beats inflammatory bowel disease with help from UCI’s world-class specialists.

Yoga class

How to have a healthier 2011

Dr. Morris Hasson of UCI’s Executive Health Program offers his tips for a healthier 2011. A key is to set reasonable goals and see to them.

The bitter legacy of China’s one-child policy

UC Irvine sociologist Wang Feng examines the unintended consequences of China’s 30-year-old edict, which has has produced a serious gender imbalance, a ballooning percentage of seniors and a dwindling labor force.

Leigh Poirier Ball

Breathing lessons

Did your New Year’s resolution involve making a fresh start? Letting go and living better? Reviving body and mind? If those good intentions vanished with your first pressing deadline of 2011 or the daily bumper-car commute, Leigh Poirier Ball is here to help. As acting director of the UC Irvine Health Education Center, Poirier Ball assists […]

Michael Clegg

UCI botanist is America’s scientist abroad

With his rosy cheeks and booming laugh, Michael Clegg is often told he resembles Santa Claus, and he logs almost as many miles. The UC Irvine ecology & evolutionary biology professor also is foreign secretary for the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, which means he’s on the road as much as he’s at home in Irvine. […]