Year: 2011

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.

Globe and Gavel

Legal zoom

New program at UC Irvine School of Law permits concurrent degree study.

Dr. Kristen Kelly zaps port-wine stain blood vessels on the anesthetized child’s face and arm

Lighting the way

The concept that revolutionized laser surgery and earned UC Irvine more than $40 million came to Dr. J. Stuart Nelson in 1992 while he was watching a baseball game. In the early 1990s, surgeons like Nelson were trying to adapt laser technology for medical use, and the Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic was an […]

Serving those who serve

Groundbreaking priority housing program is among the accommodations provided to former military personnel by Veterans Services office.

Biomedical business incubator to have grand opening at UC Irvine Medical Center

The UC Irvine School of Medicine and Office of Research are hosting a Nov. 8 grand opening for TechPortal Orange, the first clinically oriented biomedical incubator in Southern California.