Month: October 2011

50 years of fulfilling dreams

UCI Extension to celebrate half a century of helping adults reach career, personal goals.

Alvin Viray

Patents pending

They call it “the baby monitor,” but it’s nothing like the ones sold at Babies “R” Us that alert parents when junior’s crying in his crib. Developed by UC Irvine pediatrics professor Dr. Dan Cooper, the sophisticated wireless device can detect subtle movements in infants that signal increased risk of cerebral palsy, autism and other neurological […]

Congress of Neurological Surgeons honors UCI’s Dr. Mark E. Linskey

Distinguished Service Award recognizes his professional leadership and excellence.

Scene from "Pray the Devil Back to Hell"

Event to explore ‘Women, War & Peace’

Event highlighting changing gender roles in world events follows on heels of Nobel Peace Prize 2011 to three women.

Progress and promise

During the first week of October, the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center will sponsor events highlighting UCI’s progress in this promising area.

Ken Janda

Good chemistry

New physical sciences dean Ken Janda brings pride, optimism and 20 years’ of experience to the post.

James Zwerneman

Writing his story

UCI awards first Henfield prize for fiction writing to M.F.A. student James Zwerneman.

UC Irvine Medical Center receives Gold Plus Award for heart failure care

The American Heart Association has recognized UC Irvine Healthcare for their commitment to excellent care and the association’s Get With the Guidelines program.

Peter Ditto, and Sena Koleva

Morality unmasked

Think you know the difference between right and wrong? Let’s say you’re a surgeon with five patients whose survival depends upon organ transplants. A healthy patient of yours would be an ideal donor for all of them. Do you transplant his organs (against his will) into the bodies of the other patients? What if five […]