Month: November 2014

Four from UCI named American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows

Four UC Irvine researchers in the areas of medicine, computer science, biological sciences and physics have been made fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

Holiday Shopping

How to keep the ‘happy’ in the holidays

UCI psychiatrist Jody Rawles says the key to reducing seasonal stress is setting realistic expectations

Obama to announce action on immigration

President Barack Obama is expected to announce at 8 p.m. Eastern time Thursday, Nov. 20, that he will use his executive authority to expand temporary protections to millions of undocumented immigrants. The following UC Irvine experts are available to comment: Leo Chavez, professor of anthropology, has studied immigration for more than 25 years. He has […]

UCI initiates NSF-funded joint project utilizing the arts to improve grade school science education

Through an innovative new program developed at UC Irvine, the arts and the sciences – which often occupy opposite ends of the grammar school curriculum – are being integrated to help young students better grasp the basics of Earth, life and physical sciences.

Vicki Ruiz selected as a 2015 National Women’s History Month honoree

Vicki Ruiz, UC Irvine professor of history and chair of Chicano/Latino studies, has been named an honoree for the 2015 National Women’s History Month.

Arthur Lander

UCI psychiatrist Jody Rawles says the key to reducing seasonal stress is setting realistic expectations

Professor Arthur Lander explains that knowledge of controlled development is essential for understanding rampant cell production seen in cancer

Chop Suey Book

UCI historian publishes ‘Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America’

Yong Chen’s book explores how the popular ethnic cuisine altered the US gastronomic landscape

Darlene Mulyanto

Fending off the flu

UCI expert discusses facts and fallacies about seasonal scourge and staying healthy through the holidays

Weian Zhao

UCI team develops test to rapidly diagnose bloodstream infection

A new bloodstream infection test created by UC Irvine researchers can speed up diagnosis times with unprecedented accuracy, allowing physicians to treat patients with potentially deadly ailments more promptly and effectively.

The bridge builder

Since joining UC Irvine in 2007 to launch the nursing science program, Ellen Olshansky has flourished as a highly respected county leader for community-based research and women’s health policy. And much of it started at her kitchen table five years ago. There, in her University Hills home, Olshansky brought together Susan Bryant and Karol Gottfredson […]