Day: February 13, 2012

Cinder the golden retriever sits with children

Different breed of therapist

Cinder, a golden retriever with a sweet face and slow gait, reclines on a dog bed at the UC Irvine Child Development Center as, one by one, half a dozen 8- and 9-year-olds deliver pats and hugs. One boy puts his arms around her in a warm embrace; another gently curls up at her side. From behind […]

Home court advantage

Over the past 40 years, UC Irvine’s tennis programs have boasted numerous national championships, conference titles and All-American performers. In their efforts to continue this tradition, coaches Mike Edles and Trevor Kronemann rely on extensive personal experience: As former UCI student-athletes themselves, they contributed much to this record of tennis excellence.

Scientist pouring liquid into a beaker

Intelligent design

UCI’s new and retrofitted Smart Labs employ occupancy and air-quality sensors to cut energy use by 50 percent.

Russell Dalton

A love/hate relationship

New book by UCI’s Russell Dalton explores dynamics between voters, political parties.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI undergrad baskin' in glory after inventing new ice cream flavor

Junior Kelsey Lien wins a national Baskin-Robbins contest with “Nutty Cream Cheese Brownie.”