Day: December 9, 2014

Shedding (fluorescent) light on Ebola

A fluorescent green limb pokes outward from a cell wall under a high-powered microscope. The filament is loaded with VP40, an essential protein in the Ebola virus. The microscope is capturing it budding out in real time. It’s followed by another and another. Those green protrusions may be the means by which the deadly virus […]

UCI catches the volunteer vibe

50th Anniversary Anteater Spirit Rally to kick off two-year effort to rack up 50,000 service hours

UCI rallies around volunteerism to celebrate 50th

UC Irvine students, faculty and staff aren’t content with simply throwing a party to celebrate the university’s 50th anniversary. Instead, hundreds of Anteaters are rallying together to donate 50,000 service hours back into the community to honor UCI’s founding mission. “When this campus was dedicated 50 years ago, the vision was to create one of […]

Ahead of the curve

President Obama’s commencement appearance highlights pivotal year for UC Irvine