Month: April 2014

With 37 recipients this year, UCI is ninth in nation for NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

UC Irvine graduate students won 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships this year, putting the campus ninth in the nation and tied for second within the University of California system for the prestigious awards. The fellowships recognize and support outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based […]

UCI makes honor roll in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges

UC Irvine has put another notch in its green belt with a listing in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition. With a perfect score of 99, the campus also appears on the Green Rating Honor Roll. The guide notes that UC Irvine is a leader in green construction and the use […]

Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center to host second annual Stem Cell Art Exhibition and Community Reception

“Stem Cells Offer Hope” is from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at Sue & Bill Gross Hall: A CIRM Institute on the UC Irvine campus.

Professor of French awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Carrie Noland, UC Irvine professor of French, has received a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for the 2014-15 academic year.

UC President Janet Napolitano to speak at UC Irvine

EVENT:  Janet Napolitano, the University of California’s 20th president, will deliver the annual Peltason Lecture at UC Irvine. Appointed in 2013 after serving as secretary of Homeland Security under President Barack Obama, she leads a university system comprising 10 campuses, five medical centers, three affiliated national laboratories, and a statewide agriculture and natural resources program. […]

Howard Gillman and Lou Gill

Dorm dinners foster fellowship

Invitation-only Mesa Court meals bring together small groups of students, campus VIPs

Study IDs new cause of brain bleeding immediately after stroke

By discovering a new mechanism that allows blood to enter the brain immediately after a stroke, researchers at UC Irvine and the Salk Institute have opened the door to new therapies that may limit or prevent stroke-induced brain damage.

Common at UCI

Common’s causes

Grammy Award-winning rapper-actor discusses music, faith and activism in UCI appearance

Cancer drugs block dementia-linked brain inflammation, UCI study finds

A class of drugs developed to treat immune-related conditions and cancer – including one currently in clinical trials for glioblastoma and other tumors – eliminates neural inflammation associated with dementia-linked diseases and brain injuries, according to UC Irvine researchers.

UC Irvine partners with KIPP schools to boost college graduation rates

The Knowledge Is Power Program announced today that it will join with UC Irvine in an effort to increase the college completion rates of underserved KIPP students nationwide.