Month: January 2015

Professor Emerita of German Ruth Kluger to get honorary doctorate from University of Vienna

Ruth Kluger, professor emerita of German at UC Irvine, will be awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Vienna this spring as that campus marks its 650th anniversary.

UCI to host Brain Bee neuroscience competition for local high school students

EVENT: The Los Angeles/Irvine Brain Bee is an annual local neuroscience competition for high school students. The event includes written and oral questions about brain facts, a tour of the UC Irvine campus, the opportunity to network with professors and students, and scientific demonstrations. WHEN/WHERE: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, in Room 1100 of […]

Stem cell researcher gets CIRM grant to advance study of brain immune cells’ role in Alzheimer’s

A UCI stem cell researcher will receive a $1.15 million CIRM grant to advance the study of brain immune cells and their role in Alzheimer’s disease.

Safe haven

Campus’s CARE office, new victim advocate are committed to supporting those subjected to sexual violence, harassment

UCI gets $2 million from Keck Foundation for photonic microscope

The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded $2 million to UC Irvine to develop a photonic “magnetic nanoprobe,” a microscope able to amplify, detect and possibly manipulate the extremely weak optical-frequency magnetic fields in matter.

Norman Rostoker

UCI nuclear fusion pioneer Norman Rostoker dies at 89

Clean-energy champion also co-founded Tri Alpha Energy

Alum gives back to society, alma mater

Keith Curry, Ed.D. ’11 is steering Compton Community College District out of troubled waters

New UCI-based center gives researchers direct link to US census data

UC Irvine is home to the nation’s newest of 18 U.S. Census Research Data Centers. Established through a partnership between the School of Social Sciences and the U.S. Census Bureau, the campus site allows UCI researchers unprecedented local access to administrative and survey data.

O.C. & Southeast Asian Archive Center opens

The UCI Libraries’ Orange County & Southeast Asian Archive Center, which opened last week, seeks to become an incubator for digital scholarship, data analysis, digital humanities, video/oral histories, and other interdisciplinary projects based on the geographic area. It will house materials from the UCI Libraries’ current Southeast Asian Archive and regional history resources and provide […]

Brushing up on cybersecurity

With Data Privacy Day this week, campus expert offers timely advice on safeguarding sensitive digital information