Day: October 8, 2014

US female legislators need more powerful committee roles to truly advance gender equality, UCI study finds

In a comparative study spanning 40 years of legislative terms in the U.S., Germany and Sweden, Catherine Bolzendahl, associate professor of sociology at UCI, demonstrates the importance of increasing not just the number of women elected to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, but also the number of them in committee leadership roles to seriously advance gender equality in political institutions and the policies they create.

UCI honored nationally, internationally for energy management

UC Irvine’s commitment to sustainability won accolades both nationally and globally last week.

UCI to lead $8 million effort to create library of brain cell activity

UC Irvine will receive $8 million from the National Institutes of Health to establish one of six national centers dedicated to creating a database of human cellular responses that will accelerate efforts to develop new therapies for many diseases.