Month: June 2011

UCI recruiting subjects for study on preterm birth among first-time mothers

Findings could help prevent prematurity, reduce infant mortality, cut healthcare costs.

Kimberly Romar

Fostering fitness

American Heart Association gives campus a rare platinum rating for its programs, walking paths and more.

UC Irvine News Brief: Hans Keirstead to speak at prestigious Aspen Ideas Festival

The researcher who created the world’s first stem cell-based treatment for spinal cord injury will be on two panels, July 1 and 2.

Hector Parra at Calit2 uses Telios to confer with Dr. Ira Lott

Seeing a specialist — from afar

All five University of California medical schools participate in the Specialty Care Safety Net Initiative, which currently links their specialists with 40 clinics statewide.

Charles Jock

Next stop, Daegu

By finishing third in the 800-meter final at the USA Track & Field Championships, UCI’s Charles Jock earns berth on U.S. team for world track & field championships in South Korea.

UCI, French researchers find master switch for adult epilepsy

Study identifies central switch responsible for the transformation of healthy brain cells into epileptic ones, opening the way to both treat and prevent temporal lobe epilepsy.

UCI's efforts to reduce carbon recognized

Honor rewards operations, curriculum and research designed to mitigate climate change.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI earns inaugural U.S. Olympic Achievement Award

Campus is one of 41 colleges and universities honored for having student-athletes or coaches who won medals during the last two games.

UCI names top scholarship winners

Scholarship Opportunities Program mentors applicants to success.

Expanding teens’ world view

Launched 10 years ago, UCI’s Global Connect program has taught international studies to nearly 8,000 high school students.