Year: 2015

UCI, other professors enlist rappers for US Supreme Court brief

Justices urged to hear First Amendment case involving high school student

Sea change

UCI oceanographer studies effects of global climate fluctuations on aquatic ecosystems

Zot! yacht

Beloved mascot Peter sets sail aboard UCI’s entry in the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

School of Education gets top marks for prepping teachers

In a newly released study of 800 colleges, UCI’s School of Education was one of only 35 programs recognized for ensuring that future high school teachers effectively master their chosen specialty. The National Council on Teacher Quality analysis was accompanied by a survey that found 32 percent of high school students doubted their teachers’ knowledge of classroom subject matter. A teacher’s topic mastery is “directly correlated with […]

UCI biotech startup places in systemwide competition

Laser Associated Sciences has received $50,000 for placing second in primeUC, a systemwide competition for early-stage companies involved in the development of innovative life science technologies. The competition was part of UC President Janet Napolitano’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative, which aims to help startups affiliated with the university. Founded by UCI Beckman Laser Institute graduates Sean White, […]

Drawing an ACE

Dalai Lama Scholar Mary Sargious spearheads a project pairing UCI mentors with foster and first-generation teens

UCI to run boating programs at Marina Park

Under a cooperative agreement, Campus Recreation–which conducts sailing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding classes and oversees the UCI sailing team–will provide year-round boating programs at Newport Beach’s new boating and recreation facility, Marina Park. Located between 15th and 18th streets on Newport Peninsula, the 10.5-acre park includes a community center, sailing center and cafe. It will […]

Peter the Anteater featured in Newport Beach boat parade and Rose Parade

Appearances by UCI mascot are in honor of campus’s 50th anniversary

Ants in Your Plants garden

The year that was

UCI celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015, which also saw the investiture of a sixth chancellor, the Dalai Lama’s third visit to campus and a continued reign as the nation’s top ‘Cool School’

Is stroke prevention taking a back seat to stroke treatment?

Three-fourths of ER stroke cases had some degree of preventability, UCI survey finds