Day: September 30, 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.