Year: 2011

UC Irvine News Brief: White House honors Samuelsen as a 'Champion of Change'

The director of UCI’s National Fuel Cell Research Center was invited to discuss his work with administration officials on Thursday, Nov. 3.

UC Irvine News Brief: Documentary features Reeve-Irvine spinal cord injury research

“SurvivorTales: Toby’s Story” will make its world premiere at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Irvine Barclay Theatre.

David Reinkensmeyer with Robert Sanchez

Can robots take over rehab?

Visiting the iMove center at UC Irvine’s Gross Hall is like being on the set of a sci-fi movie. Here, the merging of machines and humans — the premise of such futuristic films as “Alien” and “The Terminator” — has become a reality. Inside the lab, at Sue & Bill Gross Hall: A CIRM Institute, patients whose […]

Getting in tune with patients

Matt Fradkin, a fourth-year student in UC Irvine’s School of Medicine, was doing research at CHOC Children’s Hospital when he saw firsthand how music could relieve a patient’s suffering. A boy of about 7 with cancer had been lying in bed complaining constantly of pain when a music therapist entered his room and began playing […]

‘A Celebration of Stars,’ delivers the goods

Annual gala honoring UCI Medal recipients supports graduate fellowships, other key campus programs.

Yael Bartana's “... and Europe will be stunned”

Double debut

Israeli video artist Yael Bartana debuts film trilogy at new UCI gallery.

UCI medical team saves mother of triplets

Angie Tran-Bloom experienced postpartum complications after rare pregnancy and delivery of identical triplets.

Mind over matter

As part of its effort to provide scientifically studied forms of complementary healthcare, the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine this year began offering courses in mindfulness-based stress reduction. They have been wildly successful.

Ellen Lewis

Five decades of dedication

Ellen Lewis’ impact on the nursing profession extends well beyond her success in establishing UC Irvine’s Program in Nursing Science, and she recently received the 2011 Diane F. Cooper Lifetime Achievement Award – one of the highest honors bestowed in nursing – from NurseWeek/

Students benefit from Medal gala

Funds raised from annual gala will benefit graduate fellowships, scholarships and other student-focused projects through the Shaping the Future campaign.