Month: November 2011

Newkirk Alumni Center

Building alumni support, brick by brick

Martha Newkirk, Ph.D. ’81 and her husband fund new center for former students.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI water expert Bill Cooper is named an AAAS fellow

The civil & environmental engineering professor was honored by peers for his distinguished interdisciplinary contributions in environmental photochemistry and free-radical chemistry in nature systems and in water treatment.

UC Irvine News Brief: Creative writing director publishes book of poetry

Susan Davis’ “I Was Building Up to Something” is available through Moon Tide Press.

UC Irvine News Brief: Kenneth Pomeranz elected president of American Historical Association

UCI Chancellor’s Professor of history, whose research focuses on China, will head the principal professional organization for historians in the United States.

UC Irvine News Brief: Pioneering molecular biologist Masayasu Nomura dies at 84

His studies of ribosomes provided key insights into the nature of antibiotic resistance and cell growth control.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society lauds UC Irvine Healthcare's program

After a thorough review, the multiple sclerosis program is recognized as superior by certifying it as an official Center for MS Comprehensive Care.

Donation funds new Newkirk Alumni Center

Construction begins with groundbreaking. Center will open in fall 2012 to serve more than 140,000 former students.

Vinh Nguyen

Statistically significant

Vinh Nguyen has proven himself a real problem solver.

Playing on a higher plane

After years of slow but steady progress, Anteater soccer broke through to a new plateau in 2011. With stellar coaching, a burgeoning soccer culture and strong grassroots support, UCI is on its way to becoming the soccer capital of the West.

Humanities Gateway

Humanities Gateway goes platinum

Green Building Council reserved the rating for construction that attains the highest level of sustainability and energy conservation.