Month: September 2011

UC Irvine News Brief: NBA coach and ex-Anteater Scott Brooks aids Athletics fundraiser

He hosts Sept. 21 golf invitational at Irvine’s Oak Creek Golf Club to raise money for UCI scholarships.

Gregory Washington is UC Irvine's new engineering dean

Facing fiscal challenges, the new dean vows to ‘partner or perish.’

Jean-Paul Carvalho

68 new faculty members welcomed

Eight full professors join the engineering, law and medical schools.

UC Irvine News Brief: First patient enrolled in Swiss clinical trial of UCI-created stem cell therapy

Aileen Anderson and Brian Cummings of the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center collaborated with StemCells Inc. to develop the treatment for chronic spinal cord injury.

"Women War & Peace" event on tap

Appearances by Academy Award winner Geena Davis and documentary filmmaker Abigail Disney, as well as a “Day of Service,” will mark the Southern California debut of a bold, five-part PBS television series.

Calit2 gets $1 million to research devices we plug in

Study will focus on making electronics and appliances more energy efficient, as well as analyzing consumer behavior and forging business alliances.

The 4,488 players of the world record dodgeball game

Having a ball

Anteaters reclaim world record for largest dodgeball game.

Gregory Washington

New engineering dean gears up for fiscal challenge

Gregory Washington knows the mechanics of staying cool under pressure.

Can you dig it?

UCI is home to the largest international professional men’s volleyball tournament in the U.S. Six countries, eight teams and many Olympic-caliber stars will compete Sept. 26-Oct. 1 in the third annual Irvine International Volleyball Tournament – presented by ST/COMP Quiksilver – at Crawford Court.

Crowd mentality

UCI cognitive scientists want to pool people’s opinions to predict the future.