Day: September 26, 2013

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Stubbing out a bad habit

With UCI vowing to be smoke-free by Jan. 1, an expert addresses the use of alternative tobacco products

EPA deputy administrator to honor UCI for reducing food waste

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 […]

California Challenge national ‘green’ student auto race hosted by UCI to run Oct. 5, 6

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: […]