Month: February 2014

Advisory committee named for UC Irvine chancellor search

University of California President Janet Napolitano today (Feb. 24, 2014) announced the appointment of an advisory committee of university faculty, staff, students, alumni and foundation representatives to help in the national search for a new chancellor to lead UC Irvine. Bruce Varner, Board of Regents chair, also appointed five regents to serve. Outgoing Chancellor Michael […]

UC Irvine announces commencement schedule

UC Irvine today confirmed that its 2014 commencement celebration will include a special, all-graduate keynote event at Angel Stadium of Anaheim followed by several smaller, school-based ceremonies on campus.

Antrepreneur Center ribbon cutting

From drawing boards to boardrooms

Two new initiatives help Anteaters hone their entrepreneurial skills

Everyone has a hand (or paw) in water conservation, students say

UC Irvine students have started the DroughtReach campaign to raise campus awareness of the issue and offer practical tips on saving water.

UC Irvine-led study finds ‘truthiness’ in people’s names

Why look up the facts when you can find “truthiness” in a name? The same scientists who discovered that photographs lend legitimacy to all kinds of claims have discovered a new route
to Stephen Colbert’s “truthiness,” which is the gut feeling that something is true regardless of what the facts support.

Dr. Xiaolin Zi

Can kava cure cancer?

UC Irvine study of plant compound’s effectiveness against bladder malignancies has yielded promising results

‘We Step Into the Light’ event celebrates resilience, healing after sexual abuse

The “healing arts” take on a whole new meaning Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 26 and 27, at UC Irvine when the Campus Assault Resources & Education office presents “We Step Into the Light.”

UCI honored by EPA for exemplary climate leadership

Irvine, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized UC Irvine with the 2014 Climate Leadership Award for Organizational Leadership for reducing carbon pollution and addressing climate change. The EPA announced the award in conjunction with the Association of Climate Change Officers, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, and The Climate Registry. “We […]

Claire Trevor School of the Arts wins Community Award for top arts organization

UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts, represented by Dean Joseph S. Lewis III, won one of 12 Community Awards from Coast Magazine at a Feb. 3 event feting 48 finalists for their contributions to Orange County and the local economy.

UC Irvine establishes Institute for Innovation to expedite technology transfer and commercialization of research

Irvine, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 – The University of California, Irvine today announced the creation of the UC Irvine Institute for Innovation, an interdisciplinary and campuswide center focused on integrating research, entrepreneurship and technology to create real-world applications that benefit the public and drive the economy. The institute is envisioned to be “an epicenter of innovation […]