Month: September 2015

UCI poet up for National Book Award

Press one if you’d like to speak to Attila the Hun.Press two if your Jacuzzi is filled with eels.”– from “A Short History of Sublime Moments on Hold,” by Amy Gerstler Scattered at Sea, a poetry collection by UCI English professor Amy Gerstler, is in the running for the 2015 National Book Award for Poetry. Gerstler, […]

Anteater Academy graduates

Turning potential into opportunity

Anteater Academy at once-underperforming Santa Ana high school graduates first cohort of college-bound teens. The program is an example of UCI’s outreach to underrepresented students that placed it at the top of The New York Times’ College Access Index of schools that do the most for low-income students. Thirteen recent graduates of the school will attend UCI in the fall.

50th Anniversary Book

Test your UCI IQ

50th anniversary publication reveals little-known facts about campus’s bright past, brilliant future

SoCal team invites media to tour poppy-inspired solar home designed for national competition

EVENT: Media, come take a sneak peek at Casa del Sol, the solar-powered, drought-resistant home that 100 students from UCI, Chapman University, Irvine Valley College and Saddleback College have designed and built for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. Working in scorching heat and drenching storms, they have constructed a house patterned after the […]

Vicki Ruiz

Vicki Ruiz receives National Humanities Medal from President Obama

Honor recognizes nation’s top change-makers in history, literature, languages

UCI ranked ninth among public universities nationwide by U.S. News & World Report

Campus also rates highly for best value and undergrad business, engineering programs

Jorge Cisneros

Jorge Cisneros named new chief of UCI Police Department

25-year veteran of law enforcement most recently led force in Huntington Park


Southern California wildfires exhibit split personalities

UCI, other researchers examine differences between summer, Santa Ana fires

Hubble Space Telescope

Parsing photons in the infrared, UCI-led astronomers uncover signs of earliest galaxies

Hubble Space Telescope data, new statistical method instrumental to research project

UCI among top 10 public universities

A sneak peek at U.S. News & World Report‘s Best Colleges survey, due out next week, shows UCI among the top 10 public research universities. “The recognition highlights what we have known all along: UCI is a globally preeminent university that is leading the country in research, education and public service,” UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman said […]