Month: August 2013

Jack Peltason

Happy Jack Peltason Day

City of Irvine honors UCI’s second chancellor on his 90th birthday

Associate Professor Gillian Hayes

Tech support

Gillian Hayes develops apps and other tools to help those affected by autism

Gavin Herbert Eye Institute

A vision realized

New world-class home of Gavin Herbert Eye Institute has been years in the making

UCI, UCLA study reveals new approach to remedying childhood visual disorders

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.


UCI partners with Sandra Tsing Loh to produce popular radio show “The Loh Down on Science”

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.

Discovery Eye Foundation makes $3 million gift to Gavin Herbert Eye Institute

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.

UCI-led study reveals how SARS virus hijacks host cells

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.

Sowing the seeds of sustainability

First-of-its-kind summer institute cultivates environmental activism – and leadership skills – among incoming students

UCI awarded for ‘impressive’ campus recycling effort

California’s statewide recycling organization, the California Resource Recovery Association, has named UC Irvine a 2013 award winner in its “Zero Waste Achievement” category.

UCI Mock Trial team boasts best 3-year record in US

UC Irvine’s Mock Trial team has the best overall three-year record in the country, according to the American Mock Trial Association.