Month: September 2014

New faculty members

Fresh influx of faculty

School of Medicine claims 14 of 77 new hires

Rose Hills Foundation awards UCI $700,000 to aid STEM undergraduates

UC Irvine has been awarded $700,000 from The Rose Hills Foundation to support students in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) pursuits. Each year for the next four years, The Rose Hills Foundation Undergraduate Science & Engineering Scholarships will assist 18 high-achieving undergraduates. The students will meet with one another at regular intervals throughout the year to discuss their goals and share their experiences.

UCI study uncovers important process for immune system development

Research by UC Irvine immunologists reveals new information about how our immune system functions, shedding light on a vital process that determines how the body’s ability to fight infection develops.

UCI neurobiologist Ivan Soltesz to receive research support from President Obama's BRAIN Initiative

Ivan Soltesz, Chancellor’s Professor and chair of anatomy & neurobiology at UC Irvine, is among some 100 researchers being honored Sept. 30 at a White House ceremony for the BRAIN Initiative.

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New app created by ICS students helps users navigate UCI campus

UCI underground drought research gets big visibility

UCI Earth system science professor Jay Famiglietti and his team have made the cover of the Sept. 26 issue of the prestigious journal Science.

UCI students to attempt Guinness world record for largest pillow fight

EVENT: UC Irvine will try to set a Guinness world record for the largest pillow fight. Associated Students of UCI will host the effort, which aims to recruit more than 4,000 campus and community participants. WHEN/WHERE: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, in the fields near the Anteater Recreation Center, 680 California Ave. […]

Natural gas usage will have little effect on CO2 emissions, UCI-led study finds

Abundant supplies of natural gas will do little to reduce harmful U.S. emissions causing climate change, according to researchers at UC Irvine, Stanford University, and the nonprofit organization Near Zero. They found that inexpensive gas boosts electricity consumption and hinders expansion of cleaner energy sources, such as wind and solar.

All about fall’s new faces

Accomplished, diverse group of students arrives on campus

New QS survey ranks UCI eighth internationally and first in US among universities less than 50 years old

UC Irvine ranks eighth in the world and No. 1 in the nation among international universities under 50 years old, according to a new survey by Quacquarelli Symonds.