Month: November 2015

Study questions value of some urban development pacts

Can low-income neighborhoods share in the profits of a big development project by signing a private contract with the developer? Some urban planners say yes, but Nicholas Marantz, a UCI assistant professor of planning, policy & design, challenges that notion in a study of a project near L.A.’s Staples Center. Writing in the autumn issue […]

UCI part of US effort to find Alzheimer’s biomarkers in people with Down syndrome

National Institute on Aging grants $4.7 million to Dr. Ira Lott’s research team

Surprise!

Peter the Anteater gets impromptu 50th birthday party at UCI basketball game, kicking off a season of personal appearances

mosquito

University of California scientists create malaria-blocking mosquitoes

New insect model may help eradicate disease that sickens millions annually

Psychologist Nancy Guerra named dean of UCI’s School of Social Ecology

University of Delaware professor will take on new role next summer

Life-changing support

UCI gets $1.1 million to help first-generation and low-income students realize their potential

UCI professors Robert Moyzis and Sergey Nizkorodov named AAAS fellows

Honor is conferred for distinguished contributions to their fields

Solar panel installation

UCI joins over 200 campuses in climate pledge

UCI was among more than 200 university and college campuses that signed the American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge today at the White House to demonstrate support for strong climate action by world leaders. With less than two weeks until President Barack Obama attends the climate change conference in Paris, the U.S. administration is building […]

The making of a mascot

With Peter the Anteater’s 50th birthday around the corner, an alum recalls the circumstances, significance of his selection

UCI to host Thanksgiving lunch for students staying on campus during holiday

EVENT: Several hundred international and U.S. students remaining on campus for Thanksgiving can enjoy a luncheon feast served by UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman, Vice Chancellor Thomas Parham and others. WHEN/WHERE: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 26, in Pippin Commons at Middle Earth (G9 on campus map) INFORMATION: Media planning to attend should contact […]