Month: June 2013

Warm ocean drives most Antarctic ice shelf loss, UC Irvine and others show

Warm ocean drives most Antarctic ice shelf loss, UC Irvine and others show. Findings are a game changer for future forecasts about thawing continent

UC Irvine’s 48th annual commencement ceremonies begin Friday

Nine commencement ceremonies will draw more than 35,000 visitors, with countless more watching over live Web stream

Eleven undergrads win scholarships to study abroad

Eleven UC Irvine students have received the Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year.

UCI student one of 12 worldwide finalists in Broadcom University Research Competition

Sina Poorkasmaei, a UC Irvine graduate student in electrical engineering & computer science, was among 12 student finalists from universities around the globe competing recently in a poster session at Broadcom’s annual Technical Conference.

NIH awards UCI $10 million to study early-life origins of adolescent mental disorders

With $10 million in new federal funding, UC Irvine researchers will study how maternal signals and care before and after birth may increase an infant’s vulnerability to adolescent cognitive and emotional problems, such as risky behaviors, addiction and depression.

Emile Haddad named chairman-elect of UC Irvine Foundation board of trustees

Elected chair leads the direction and business affairs of the UC Irvine Foundation, a community-based organization that supports the university through private philanthropy and personal advocacy.

Commencement 2013: By the numbers

Figures offer sneak peek at circumstances behind pomp

China is outsourcing carbon within its own borders, UCI and others find

Just as the U.S. outsources dangerous carbon dioxide emissions to China, rich coastal provinces in that country are outsourcing emissions to
poorer provinces in the interior, according to UC Irvine and other climate researchers.

UCI scientists size up universe’s most lightweight dwarf galaxy

Irvine, Calif., June 10, 2013 – The least massive galaxy in the known universe has been measured by UC Irvine scientists, clocking in at just 1,000 or so stars with a bit of dark matter holding them together. The findings, made with the world’s most powerful telescopes at the W. M. Keck Observatory and published today […]

Upcoming Amazon wildfire season risk is high, UCI and NASA researchers find

This year’s wildfire season could be a rough one in already ravaged Amazon rain forests, according to new predictions by UC Irvine and NASA scientists.