Carolyn Boyd, UCI professor emeritus of history, died July 19 at 71. A distinguished historian of modern Spain, she taught at UCI from 1999 to 2010, serving as professor of history, chair of history and dean of graduate studies.
Month: July 2015
Daniel Stokols, professor emeritus of planning, policy & design, and Judith Olson, professor of informatics, are co-authors of a new report from the National Research Council that concludes scientific research is increasingly dominated by teams–a promising approach that is also rife with challenges. The report is likely to have major public policy and research funding implications […]
Artwork blessed by the XIV Dalai Lama during the Global Compassion Summit is swept away
Middle school students develop mobile apps to address challenges posed by National Academy of Engineering
The New York Times and UC’s Global Food Initiative look into the evolution of America’s favorite ethnic food
Former U.S. Rep. John B.T. Campbell III has been appointed the 2015-16 Dean’s Visiting Professor in the School of Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. Previously held by former California Assemblyman Jose Solorio, the position involves teaching two undergraduate courses: The U.S. Congress and The American Legislator, the latter of which is a new class Campbell is developing for the spring quarter.
Of the dozens of college surveys that rank thousands of universities across the nation, Money magazine’s recent poll has come the closest to cracking the code that answers the question: Which institutions of higher learning provide the best return on investment. And UCI scores well. It ranked third among public universities, fourth in the “value-added” […]
The 11 percent decrease in climate change-causing carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. between 2007 and 2013 was caused by the global financial recession – not the reduced use of coal, research from the University of California Irvine, the University of Maryland, and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis shows.
Book co-authored by UCI sociologist debunks idea that Asian American academic achievement is due to unique cultural traits or values