UC Irvine’s Mock Trial team has the best overall three-year record in the country, according to the American Mock Trial Association.
Month: August 2013
Lari Wenzel, UC Irvine professor of medicine and public health, has received a $1.9 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to create and study the use of a new, personalized approach to shared treatment decision-making for newly diagnosed ovarian cancer patients.
Two environmental health and safety programs at UC Irvine have received awards from the Campus Safety, Health & Environmental Management Association. UC Irvine was the only university to win two of the prestigious awards.
UC Irvine has placed third in Sierra magazine’s seventh annual ranking of the country’s “Coolest Schools,” making this the fourth consecutive year the university has been included among the top 10 “greenest” campuses nationwide. The publication’s September/October cover story spotlights what colleges are doing to address climate issues and operate sustainably, from UC Irvine’s highly efficient cogeneration power plant and more than 4,800 solar panels to American University’s new campuswide composting program. The complete list is available at www.sierraclub.org/coolschools.
UC Irvine’s Contemporary Arts Center, in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, has won a national project award from the Design-Build Institute of America, an organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build.
Jose Ramos, a senior in civil engineering, has received a Semester at Sea Presidential Scholarship.
Derek Dunn-Rankin has been awarded the Oppenheim Prize by the Institute for Dynamics of Explosions & Reactive Systems.
Two in ICS’s doctoral program win fellowships recognizing world’s ‘most promising young academics’
Andrei Shkel has been presented the Office of the Secretary of Defense Award for Exceptional Public Service by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.