Month: June 2011

James Diego Vigil

Former ‘street kid’ now studies them

Professor who grew up in rough LA area credits family and social programs for his success in academia.

Ronnie Shaeffer

UCI baseball advances to Super Regionals

After defeating UCLA, 4-3, to win the Los Angeles Regional, the ’Eaters will head to Charlottesville to take on top-seeded Virginia Cavaliers.

Christopher Klotz '06 is surrounded by Nigerian youths he coached

UCI grads make good

Alumni have found niches in nonprofit work, pro sports, Hollywood, law, TV and business

UC Irvine News Brief: Physicist, grad student make a splash with work on quantum spin liquids

The June 3 “Science” magazine cover is an illustration of the groundbreaking identification of the material’s true ground state by UCI physics & astronomy professor Steven White and grad student Simeng Yan.

UCI authors launch book, "Death by China"

China’s growing nationalistic frenzy threatens global peace, prosperity and health, authors say.

Shannon Dargenzio and her 230-pound English mastiff, Shera

Her next-best friend is a robot

Shannon Dargenzio says she is grateful UC Irvine Medical Center surgeons were able to remove a benign thyroid tumor without leaving a scar.