Month: May 2012

UCI ranked fourth among 100 young universities worldwide

The Times Higher Education effort is intended to highlight the growth of young institutions with global ambitions.

UCI’s 47th annual commencement includes campus firsts

The inaugural class of undergraduate business majors and the first graduates of the Cal Teach program are highlights.

Global Connect year-end symposium to feature student videos

The School of Social Sciences program aims to provide teens with a better understanding of how global issues affect their lives.

UCI psychiatrist wins prestigious CINP award for mood disorders work

The Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum honors Dr. William Bunney with its Pioneers in Psychopharmacology Award.

Award-winning UCI energy app seeks online votes as popular choice

“Wotz,” which helps consumers understand their energy usage with games, analogies and user-friendly information, is one of 55 apps entered in a U.S. Department of Energy competition.

UCI stem cell researcher to receive $4.8 million in state funding

A UC Irvine immunologist will receive $4.8 million to create a new line of neural stem cells that can be used to treat multiple sclerosis.

UROP event highlights undergrad research, faculty mentors

More than 800 students participate in 16th annual symposium Saturday, May 19.

Child sits at computer

Growing up, ‘geeking out’

Mizuko “Mimi” Ito spends a lot of time “geeking out” at her computer. She plays video games, trolls the Internet, chats, and visits social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter for hours on end. “My kids often say, ‘What’s it like to have a normal parent?’” she says with a laugh. Ito’s not going […]

Lorraine Evangelista

Nursing a new approach to heart disease

UCI nursing professor Linda Evangelista has gained national recognition for her involvement in studies to help people with heart conditions, and her latest effort may produce her most significant research achievement yet.

Sue Marshall

Training tomorrow’s teachers

Lauds & Laurels staff honoree helps address shortage in math, science educators.