Month: October 2011

Larry Overman

Molecular mix master

Chemist Larry Overman, who helped develop the acclaimed department, loves teaching as much as reassembling molecules.

A life well scripted

Claire Trevor Professor of Drama Robert Cohen to be feted with festival, theater renamed in his honor.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI faculty awarded $2.9 million by national intelligence office

Computer science professor Padhraic Smyth and colleagues have received two multiyear grants to develop new models and algorithms.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI graduate Ricardo Cerros killed on active duty in Afghanistan

The Ranger rifleman, who earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 2009, was on his first deployment.

UCI psychiatrist wins Sarnat Prize for research on mood disorders

Dr. William E. Bunney, Distinguished Professor of psychiatry & human behavior at UC Irvine’s School of Medicine, has been awarded the prestigious Institute of Medicine’s 2011 Rhoda & Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health for his work enhancing the treatment and understanding of mood disorders.

Francisco Ayala

Sharing the fruits of his labor

Renowned UCI geneticist and vineyard owner Francisco Ayala donates $10 million to campus.

UC Irvine News Brief: Three UC Irvine biologists honored by scientific research society

Ayala, de la Cruz, Korn cited for achievement in their scientific disciplines and dedication to Sigma Xi.

Ayala gives UCI $10 million

Renowned evolutionary geneticist supports UCI’s biological sciences school with vineyard profits.

Social Sciences kicks off annual expert speaker series

Issues in transportation, the digital world and healthcare policy will be addressed by UCI social scientists and industry experts.

Mark Warschauer

The reality of ‘cloud’-based learning

Mark Warschauer’s book explores how digital media can transform schools.