Month: January 2014

Grant renewed for UCI-led project rewarding use of designated drivers

UC Irvine’s Health Education Center has received a grant of $673,000 from the California Office of Traffic Safety – through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – to promote responsible alcohol consumption and safe driving. It’s the fifth consecutive year the center has been awarded such a grant.

US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor judges UCI law school competition

Two students argue in moot court the constitutionality of Illinois gun laws

UC Irvine stem cell researchers awarded $1.54 million in state funding

Two UC Irvine research teams will receive $1.54 million to further studies on the fundamental structure and function of stem cells. Their work will aid efforts to treat and cure a range of ailments, from cancer to neurological diseases and injuries.

Homecoming 2014: The first of two

Annual event will be repeated in November as it transitions from a winter tradition to a fall one

Promise fulfilled: 50 cyclists join UCI chancellor on tour of Irvine to support higher education

UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake led 25-mile tour for campus community members and the public who helped support his Promise for Education pledge.

Peace Week gets underway

Series of events organized by new Dalai Lama Scholars will promote conflict resolution,  nonviolence and compassion

Athina Markopoulou

A perfect balance

An engineer, professor, researcher, entrepreneur, wife and mother finds a second home at Calit2

Group wins award for international student outreach

UC Irvine’s Student Life & Leadership staff has received a bronze award of excellence from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators for the unit’s International Student Transitions Workgroup.

UC Irvine to mark homecoming with reunions, street festival and basketball game

EVENT: The UC Irvine Alumni Association will host the annual homecoming celebration, with reunion events on Friday and the street festival and basketball game on Saturday. WHEN/WHERE: Reunion events on Friday, Jan. 24, and public events on Saturday, Jan. 25, will take place in the Newkirk Alumni Center (grid B7, bldg. 450 on campus map), on Mesa Road […]

Gene Tsudik

You’ve been hacked

With computer ‘break-ins’ growing in sophistication and number, UC Irvine researchers work to foil future attacks