Day: February 22, 2011

Lauds & Laurels 2011

Brian Skyrms, 18 others to be honored at 41st Lauds & Laurels ceremony May 12.

Rebecca Grinter

Building better Roombas — and other machines

Most people have just one question regarding Roombas: How well do the robotic floor vacuums suck up pet hair and dust bunnies? A few might even wonder if their Roomba could go rogue and chase the family cat or attack them in their sleep. Rebecca Grinter, M.S. ’94, Ph.D. ’96, a graduate of UC Irvine’s […]

Therapeutic lifestyle changes as useful as drugs in improving mental health

Getting more exercise, spending time outdoors and helping others are among the activities that can be as effective as drugs or counseling in treating an array of mental illnesses, including depression and anxiety, according to a UC Irvine study.

Archive memorabilia

Library collection documents local surf culture

Special collection at Langson Library chronicles the sport’s role in local culture.

Premature Infant in the NICU

UCI dance marathon to benefit preemies

UCI dance marathon will benefit neonatal treatment and research.

A parent reading a book to their child

Baby books can boost home safety, study finds

UCI researchers produced five picture books combining colorful illustrations and rhyming text with parenting lessons to evaluate whether they’d boost the safety practices and health habits of new mothers.

Dr. Gerald Maguire

Giving voice to those who stutter

The film “The King’s Speech” hits home with UCI’s Dr. Gerald Maguire. The founder of the world’s first clinic dedicated specifically to the scientific study and medical treatment of stuttering can’t recall a time in his life when he didn’t stutter.