City of Irvine honors UCI’s second chancellor on his 90th birthday
Month: August 2013
Gillian Hayes develops apps and other tools to help those affected by autism
New world-class home of Gavin Herbert Eye Institute has been years in the making
By discovering the role of key neurons that mediate an important part of vision development, UC Irvine and UCLA neurobiologists have revealed a new approach to correcting visual disorders in children who suffer from early cataracts or amblyopia, also known as lazy eye.
UC Irvine and Sandra Tsing Loh’s LDOS Media Lab, Inc. are partnering to produce the “Loh Down on Science,” bringing witty science lessons and the university’s world-class research to a wide national audience.
The Discovery Eye Foundation – a Los Angeles-based organization that supports research, education, advocacy and treatment related to sight-threatening eye diseases – has awarded $3 million to the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, a part of UC Irvine Health. The gift provides $2 million to complete the UC Irvine campus facility, which opens in September, and $1 million to establish the Discovery Center for Eye Research within it.
UC Irvine infectious disease researchers have uncovered components of the SARS coronavirus – which triggered a major outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome in 2002-03 – that allow it to take over host cells in order to replicate.
First-of-its-kind summer institute cultivates environmental activism – and leadership skills – among incoming students
California’s statewide recycling organization, the California Resource Recovery Association, has named UC Irvine a 2013 award winner in its “Zero Waste Achievement” category.
UC Irvine’s Mock Trial team has the best overall three-year record in the country, according to the American Mock Trial Association.