Month: July 2012

Pet therapy without the pet

Oncologists at UC Irvine Medical Center study whether an interactive therapy robot can benefit women receiving chemotherapy.

Brains of people with superior memory are different

A group of people with superior autobiographical memory all share structural variations in their brain structures, a UC Irvine study finds.

Jay Famiglietti testifies before Congress about drought

The UCI Earth system science professor urges major investment in water research and monitoring.

UCI and StemCells Inc. awarded $20 million

Grant from state stem cell research funding agency will advance joint project to treat spinal cord injury.

UCI professor Liu Chen wins 2012 James Clerk Maxwell Prize

The $10,000 award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of plasma physics.

UCI hosts topping-out ceremony for Gavin Herbert Eye Institute

State-of-the-art vision care center is expected to open next summer.

All the world’s a stage

This first season of what will be an annual event features reimagined versions of William Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” and “The Merchant of Venice” that take place in the Wild West and 1930s Italy, respectively.

School of Education approved by UC Board of Regents

Designation reflects campus commitment to improving California classroom experience.

Study ranks UCI law school faculty seventh nationally in scholarly impact

Just two months after graduating its first class the school comes in seventh nationally.

UCI recognized for sustainability in educational facilities management

Green construction, energy conservation earn campus inaugural APPA award.