Day: December 23, 2013

Chancellor’s Professor Frank LaFerla named new dean of biological sciences

Irvine, Calif., Dec. 23, 2013 – UC Irvine Chancellor Michael V. Drake announced today that Frank M. LaFerla has been appointed the Hana & Francisco J. Ayala Dean of the School of Biological Sciences, effective Jan. 1, 2014. LaFerla, Chancellor’s Professor and chair of the Department of Neurobiology & Behavior since 2011, joined UC Irvine in […]

UC Irvine opposes proposed boycott of Israeli academic institutions

Irvine, Calif., Dec. 23, 2013 – UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake and Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor Howard Gillman have issued a statement regarding a proposed boycott of Israeli academic institutions: “Members of the American Studies Association recently approved a resolution calling for a boycott of Israeli higher-education institutions. This action spurred debate within the […]