Year: 2011

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.

Tatiana Benavidas consoling Constanza Quiroga after the earthquake

Measuring mental aftershocks

The massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Chile in February 2010 left thousands homeless, caused billions of dollars in damages and triggered a deadly tsunami. The psychological impact of such traumatic events over time is the focus of an ongoing research collaboration between UC Irvine psychologists and Chilean academic and government officials. The quake — the […]

UCI attains its first LEED Platinum rating

U.S. Green Building Council reserves this rating for construction projects that excel in sustainability and energy conservation.

UCI-led team finds new way to boost potency of marijuana-like chemical in body

UC Irvine and Italian researchers have discovered a new means of enhancing the effects of anandamide – a natural, marijuana-like chemical in the body that provides pain relief.

A heaping helping of hospitality

UCI staff, leadership to host holiday feast for students staying on campus