UCI will host – and compete in – the California Challenge, which pits alternative-fuel race cars against each other
Month: September 2013
Irvine, Calif., Sept. 30, 2013 — UC Irvine scientists Aaron Esser-Kahn, Sunil Gandhi and Ali Mortazavi have been named recipients of the prestigious 2013 National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Awards. The highly selective award program supports projects by early-career researchers that show potential to transform scientific fields and accelerate the translation of research […]
Bob Perciasepe, the Environmental Protection Agency’s deputy administrator, joined the cafeteria line today at the University of California, Irvine, where he shared a zero-waste lunch with students and commended the campus on its zero-waste and food recovery achievements. UC Irvine’s zero-waste program diverts from landfills 83 percent of the campus’s total waste materials by recycling, reusing and composting. In addition, the university has increased its food waste diversion from 90 tons in 2010 to 500 tons in 2012, when it joined the EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge.
With UCI vowing to be smoke-free by Jan. 1, an expert addresses the use of alternative tobacco products
EVENT: Bob Perciasepe, deputy administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will commend UC Irvine for successfully reducing food waste on campus by 80 percent through the EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge. Perciasepe will participate in a zero-waste lunch at Mesa Commons, UC Irvine’s oldest dining hall, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the campus’s approach to […]
EVENT: Top high school and college teams from across California and the U.S. compete on the track to see whose “alternative fuel” car can go the farthest in one hour on one dollar’s worth of any energy source. WHEN: Noon-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4: practice laps and media availability 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5: […]
UCI breaks world record for largest water-blaster battle in wet Welcome Week event
Etel Solingen, Chancellor’s Professor of political science, has been named the Thomas T. & Elizabeth C. Tierney Chair in Global Peace & Conflict Studies.
Leaders in technology and education will convene Sept. 26 and 27 at the California Institute for Telecommunications & Information Technology on the UC Irvine campus for a symposium on open learning systems and the future of higher education.