Month: September 2011

Students in last year’s successful quest for the world-record dodgeball game

The ball’s in their court

Anteaters hope to reclaim world record for largest dodgeball game.

UCI to create medical business/technology incubator

Portal, which aims to foster economic growth by nurturing start-ups, helps deliver on the promise of science and technology.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI awards first Henfield Prize for fiction writing to grad student

James Zwerneman, who is currently working on a novel and a collection of stories, receives $10,000.

How the Milky Way's spiral arms are formed

UCI astronomers have modeled how the galaxy’s arms form.

UC Irvine News Brief: Informatics chair awarded more than $1 million by Microsoft, NSF

Professor André van der Hoek garners three grants for software research and development.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI to conduct emergency response exercises Thursday

Campus police will team with role-playing volunteers and uniformed city and county firefighters to practice response tactics to four pre-scripted scenarios.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI again among U.S. News & World Report's top 50 universities

Magazine’s 2012 edition of “Best Colleges” ranks UCI 45th among nation’s public and private universities and 13th among public universities alone.

Frank LaFerla

Making memories last

UCI MIND hosts one of the field’s most influential annual Alzheimer’s disease research conferences featuring speakers and presentations showcasing the latest breakthroughs. Center director Frank LaFerla discusses the 2011 conference and exciting research and treatment efforts for the disease.

Like father, like son

Doctor whose dad was the AMA’s first black president is also a trailblazer – in gynecologic surgery.

Wendy Goldberg

When autism hits home

UCI psychologist studies the family dynamic of the developmental disorder.