Month: March 2011

UCI partners with Australian university to bolster use of technology in medical education

The UC Irvine School of Medicine has agreed to collaborate with Australia’s University of New England in transforming medical education through the use of technologies supported by that country’s National Broadband Network.

Dalai Lama to speak at UCI May 4

Appearance of His Holiness XIV Dala Lama inspires three days of related events around the campus.

UC Irvine Medical Center

UC Irvine Medical Center rated tops in OC

U.S. News’ inaugural metropolitan-area hospital ranking places UCI fourth in greater-Los Angeles area and cites eight specialties.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI to host Latino Medical Student Association national conference

The sixth annual event, on April 1 and 2 at the Student Center, is the first held at a West Coast campus.

UC Irvine Medical Center top hospital in Orange County

US News and World Report’s inaugural metropolitan hospital report ranks UCI fourth out of 44 hospitals in the greater Los Angeles area.

Professor Michael Martinez lecture on Open CourseWare

OpenCourseWare catching on among UCI faculty

Five years later, UCI’s OCW offerings have grown from just 10 complete University Extension courses to include contributions from 66 UCI faculty members, 50 complete courses, 70 video lectures and more than 1,000 learning assets.

Literary Orange Graphic signed by participating authors

Literary Orange to draw book lovers to UCI

Fifth annual event will celebrate reading, writing with talks, signings by acclaimed authors.

Darrin Ching

Acute stroke team saves teenager from severe brain injury

Swift action by medical center’s acute stroke team saves teenager from severe brain injury.

Susan Lewis, Sam Lam and Lauren Gruber

Law students help Iraqi refugees trapped in legal limbo

UCI law students have joined efforts to help Iraqi refugees trapped in a legal limbo. The displaced can’t go home again, but resettling in the U.S. or another welcoming country can take months or years of complicated paperwork.

UC Irvine News Brief: New book by John C. Avise addresses hermaphroditism

Work by the Distinguished Professor of ecology & evolutionary biology explores plants, fish and invertebrate animals that reproduce as male and female simultaneously or switch between one gender and the other.