Month: October 2011

‘A Celebration of Stars,’ delivers the goods

Annual gala honoring UCI Medal recipients supports graduate fellowships, other key campus programs.

Yael Bartana's “... and Europe will be stunned”

Double debut

Israeli video artist Yael Bartana debuts film trilogy at new UCI gallery.

UCI medical team saves mother of triplets

Angie Tran-Bloom experienced postpartum complications after rare pregnancy and delivery of identical triplets.

Mind over matter

As part of its effort to provide scientifically studied forms of complementary healthcare, the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine this year began offering courses in mindfulness-based stress reduction. They have been wildly successful.

Ellen Lewis

Five decades of dedication

Ellen Lewis’ impact on the nursing profession extends well beyond her success in establishing UC Irvine’s Program in Nursing Science, and she recently received the 2011 Diane F. Cooper Lifetime Achievement Award – one of the highest honors bestowed in nursing – from NurseWeek/

Students benefit from Medal gala

Funds raised from annual gala will benefit graduate fellowships, scholarships and other student-focused projects through the Shaping the Future campaign.

IMTFI awarded $4.17 million Gates Foundation grant

Gates Foundation grant supports research on monetary practices in developing nations.

Children suffer unnecessarily from chronic postoperative pain

Dr. Zeev Kain, professor and chair of anesthesiology & perioperative care, led the first-ever study of chronic postoperative pain in children. Out of 113 youngsters studied, 13 percent reported pain that lingered for months.

Radiation oncology group names Muthana Al-Ghazi a top teacher

The clinical professor and director of medical physics in UC Irvine’s Department of Radiation Oncology and at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of 39 people nationwide selected as Educators of the Year.

Revisiting the radicalization of an alumna

Art aficionados can retrace Barbara T. Smith’s journey from Pasadena homemaker to performance art pioneer at UC Irvine’s University Art Gallery, which is hosting “The Radicalization of a ’50s Housewife” through Dec. 4. Featuring paintings, drawings, sculpture, personal letters and a video installation, the exhibit is a tribute to Smith’s seminal 1981 work “Birthdaze,” which […]