Month: November 2011

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI's Rignot awarded $2.2 million by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

The funding will permit the Earth system science professor to expand his aerial glacier mapping to the Patagonian Ice Fields of Chile and the frozen fjords of West Greenland.

UC Irvine News Brief: Nursing science to host open house at new Berk Hall home

Grand opening will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17.

Sheryl Tsai

A fruitful career

Sheryl Tsai serves both present and future as a groundbreaking scientist and as an award-winning professor.

Students at Hector Godinez Fundamental High School

Forward thinking

UCI partners with Santa Ana ¡Adelante! program to ensure university access for Latinos.

Sierra Leone resident transfers funds via cell phone

Smart money

UCI’s Institute for Money Technology and Financial Inclusion awarded $4.17 million from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Matt Lawrence

Plato meets pilsner

Like many a philosopher, UC Irvine alumnus Matt Lawrence, Ph.D. ’99 likes to ruminate on life’s deepest questions – preferably over a nice, cold beer. Now he’s paired his study of what ails humanity with his interest in ales – as well as lagers, stouts and porters. In Lawrence’s new book, Philosophy on Tap: Pint-Sized Puzzles for the […]

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI Study Abroad Center marks International Education Week

It will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day from Nov. 14 to 18 to celebrate and highlight study-abroad opportunities.

Ocean temperatures can be used to predict wildfires

Prediction method could help protect rainforests around the globe.

Deconstructing F. Sherwood Rowland

Scientific and personal papers and artifacts show the evolution of F. Sherwood Rowland’s life as a scientist, communicator and Nobel laureate.

Students prepare Evans for contamination simulation

Handle with care

Safety staff do hands-on training with chemistry majors.