Month: June 2011

American Heart Association rates UCI 'platinum' on fitness

Campus honored for success in decreasing healthcare expenses, increasing productivity.

UC Irvine News Brief: Wilson Ho wins award for two-story-high tunneling microscope

The Donald Bren Professor of physics & astronomy is honored by the American Vacuum Society.

Steven White

Quantum leaper

Acclaimed for a breakthrough algorithm, physicist Steven White is now first to model a new state of matter.

Building better lives

When four members of the UC Irvine student chapter of Engineers Without Borders headed to Endana, Kenya, last August to see how they could best help the rural community, it proved to be a real-life pass/fail test in leadership. “We didn’t know what we were getting into,” recalls Morgan Bailey, EWB chapter president and a doctoral candidate […]

UC Irvine News Brief: Sassone-Corsi made external member of Max Planck Society

The Donald Bren Professor and chair of pharmacology has been appointed to the Institute for Immunobiology & Epigenetics in Freiburg, Germany.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI-aided team projects win two 2011 Sautter Awards

Group working on mobile Web framework snags gold, while a second garners silver for online academic personnel review.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI's Richard Matthew speaks at sold-out TED conference

Director of Center for Unconventional Security Affairs discussed natural resources, peace building, and how environmental stress contributes to violence in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

$10 million gift to support UCI research

Donation will support the campus’s top scientists and their transformational research, as well as help with construction of a new building in The Paul Merage School of Business.

UCI law students snapped up for summer jobs

Some are working in a clinic to investigate violations of Verizon workers’ rights in a class-action lawsuit.

Jim Leonhardt and Jesse Catlin

Boosting the profile of business research

Event highlights doctoral students’ work on such topics as ad placement, medical marijuana industry.