Month: December 2014

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

UCI’s global sustainability program is selected for White House’s Climate Education & Literacy Initiative

UC Irvine’s global sustainability effort has been chosen to be part of a White House initiative aimed at climate education and literacy that will distribute science-based information to students, teachers and the broader public.

Small drains mean big problems at ‘baby beaches’

Dry-weather ‘urban slobber’ runoff is a major pollution culprit, UCI finds

James McGaugh receives Grawemeyer Award for Psychology

Irvine, Calif., Dec. 3, 2014 — UC Irvine neurobiologist James McGaugh, whose research has vastly contributed to our knowledge of the brain’s learning and memory abilities, has won the 2015 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology. A research professor in neurobiology & behavior and a founding UCI faculty member, McGaugh is receiving the prize for […]

Michelle Digman

Shedding (fluorescent) light on Ebola

UCI team uses novel technique to track key protein in deadly virus

In memoriam: Dickson ‘Dave’ Bruce, professor emeritus of history

Dickson D. “Dave” Bruce, UC Irvine professor emeritus of history, died Nov 24. He was 68 years old.

UCI hosts 50th Anniversary spirit rally and volunteer stocking-stuffer event

EVENT: UC Irvine will host a 50th Anniversary Anteater Spirit Rally to announce upcoming celebrations and the new Fifty for 50 Volunteer Program, a campaign for the UCI family to donate 50,000 hours of service time over the two-year 50th anniversary period. WHEN/WHERE: 10:30-11:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at the Bren Events Center (grid D6, […]

West Antarctic melt rate has tripled: UC Irvine-NASA

A comprehensive, 21-year analysis of the fastest-melting region of Antarctica has found that the melt rate of glaciers there has tripled during the last decade.