Month: October 2014

Thomas Parham

Encouraging words

UCI’s Thomas Parham speaks to Compton high school students as part of systemwide Achieve UC event

Joseph L. White

40 years of fostering unity

UCI’s Cross-Cultural Center celebrates legacy of activism, social justice, community, education, empowerment and diversity

School of Humanities plans to offer Persian studies minor

UC Irvine’s School of Humanities will offer a minor in Persian studies thanks to financial support from Farhang Foundation, a nonreligious, nonpolitical and not-for-profit entity established in 2008 to celebrate and promote Iranian art and culture.

UCI scientists identify lesion-healing mechanism in psoriasis

A UC Irvine-led study has revealed the underlying genetic factors that help repair skin lesions caused by psoriasis, which could engender new methods of controlling the lingering condition.

UCI’s Center for Evidence-Based Corrections gets $2.1 million from state agency to continue work

The Center for Evidence-Based Corrections, housed in UCI’s School of Social Ecology, has received $2.1 million from the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation.

UCI, UCLA awarded $8 million to launch collaborative stem cell clinic

In a first-of-its-kind alliance, UC Irvine’s Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center and UCLA’s Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research have received a five-year, $8 million grant from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine to establish a CIRM Alpha Stem Cell Clinic.

Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee to speak at UCI as part of Living Peace Series

EVENT: Leymah Gbowee, women’s rights advocate and co-winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, will talk about the power of education, collaboration and hope in overthrowing Charles Taylor, one of the most brutal warlords in the history of Africa. She also will share her insights about the vital role that ordinary citizens can play in […]

UCI students jump into basketball season

Nearly 4,000 UC Irvine students marked the beginning of basketball practice season Friday with the ninth annual Shocktoberfest celebration in the Bren Events Center. They watched UCI’s 7-foot-6-inch center Mamadou Ndiaye win the slam-dunk contest with two basketballs at once. The three-point shoot-out this year featured class-based teams comprising one male player and one female […]

UCI Cross-Cultural Center celebrates 40th birthday

UCI’s Cross-Cultural Center celebrates 40 years of helping to create a socially just campus, foster cultural identities and provide opportunities for community engagement.

Week of campus events to mark National Food Day

In recognition of National Food Day 2014, UC Irvine students, staff and faculty are hosting various activities this week to celebrate the growing, purchase and consumption of healthy, affordable and sustainable food.