Month: April 2012

Troubled waters

UCI hydrologist Jay Famiglietti stars in new documentary about water scarcity, pollution.

UC Irvine News Brief: Olive Tree Initiative kicks off weeklong series of events

The group will host an information booth on Ring Mall to raise awareness of its work in the Middle East and Turkey and Armenia.

Settlement to fund elder abuse awareness effort in long-term-care facilities

UCI experts will train staff and support nursing home residents.

UC Irvine News Brief: Researchers engineer novel hybrid tissue for use in heart valves

Containing a layer of metal mesh, it’s expected to be biomechanically resilient against the physiological stresses inside the cardiovascular system.

'Healing Under the Stars' raises $700,000

Proceeds will support patient care programs and technologies for UC Irvine Medical Center.

UC Irvine News Brief: Math department's Yifeng Yu garners NSF award

The assistant professor has won a $400,000 CAREER Award.

UC Irvine News Brief: Michael Franz wins prestigious IEEE Computer Society award

The computer science professor is honored “for pioneering contributions to just-in-time compilation and optimization and significantly advancing Web application technology.”

Joint Commission renews UC Irvine heart failure, stroke certification

Gold Seal of Approval denotes commitment to highest quality of patient care.

Day of Service

On April 28, UC Irvine community volunteers will be bused to various nonprofit sites to help fight hunger and poverty.

UC Irvine News Brief: Memorial scheduled for education professor Michael Martinez

He died of lung cancer April 5 at the age of 55.