Year: 2011

IMTFI awarded $4.17 million Gates Foundation grant

Gates Foundation grant supports research on monetary practices in developing nations.

Children suffer unnecessarily from chronic postoperative pain

Dr. Zeev Kain, professor and chair of anesthesiology & perioperative care, led the first-ever study of chronic postoperative pain in children. Out of 113 youngsters studied, 13 percent reported pain that lingered for months.

Radiation oncology group names Muthana Al-Ghazi a top teacher

The clinical professor and director of medical physics in UC Irvine’s Department of Radiation Oncology and at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of 39 people nationwide selected as Educators of the Year.

Revisiting the radicalization of an alumna

Art aficionados can retrace Barbara T. Smith’s journey from Pasadena homemaker to performance art pioneer at UC Irvine’s University Art Gallery, which is hosting “The Radicalization of a ’50s Housewife” through Dec. 4. Featuring paintings, drawings, sculpture, personal letters and a video installation, the exhibit is a tribute to Smith’s seminal 1981 work “Birthdaze,” which […]

Larry Overman

Molecular mix master

Chemist Larry Overman, who helped develop the acclaimed department, loves teaching as much as reassembling molecules.

A life well scripted

Claire Trevor Professor of Drama Robert Cohen to be feted with festival, theater renamed in his honor.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI faculty awarded $2.9 million by national intelligence office

Computer science professor Padhraic Smyth and colleagues have received two multiyear grants to develop new models and algorithms.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI graduate Ricardo Cerros killed on active duty in Afghanistan

The Ranger rifleman, who earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 2009, was on his first deployment.

UCI psychiatrist wins Sarnat Prize for research on mood disorders

Dr. William E. Bunney, Distinguished Professor of psychiatry & human behavior at UC Irvine’s School of Medicine, has been awarded the prestigious Institute of Medicine’s 2011 Rhoda & Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health for his work enhancing the treatment and understanding of mood disorders.

Francisco Ayala

Sharing the fruits of his labor

Renowned UCI geneticist and vineyard owner Francisco Ayala donates $10 million to campus.