Day: February 28, 2015

Newkirk Alumni Center attains top award for sustainable building

The Newkirk Alumni Center is the latest UC Irvine building to attain the top designation awarded by the US Green Building Council for sustainable building practices. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum status is earned by building projects that excel in the implementation of earth-friendly design, building materials, energy usage and building […]

2015 Sloan Research Fellowships go to two UCI chemistry faculty members

Aaron Esser-Kahn and Jennifer Prescher, assistant professors of chemistry at UC Irvine, were among 126 researchers from the U.S. and Canada to receive $50,000 awards recently from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Given annually since 1955, the Sloan Research Fellowships honor early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars, the […]