Day: April 11, 2016

UCI receives $700,000 EPA grant to study climate change, air quality

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded UCI $701,304 to study the impact of climate change on air quality. “This grant offers an exciting opportunity to learn about air pollution in the future from both state-of-the-art experiments and computer modeling techniques,” said Donald Dabdub, UCI professor of mechanical & aerospace engineering. “We know that both ammonia […]

UCI historian wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Heidi Tinsman, history professor and affiliated faculty in gender & sexuality studies at UCI, has been awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship in the humanities category and field of European and Latin American history. The award is one of 175  granted by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation’s board of trustees from among nearly 3,000 applicants. […]

‘Coolest college startups’ list honors 3 UCI entrepreneurs

Inc. magazine’s annual roundup of the nation’s “16 coolest college startups” includes two companies founded by current and former UCI students. Versafit, an app that matches gym rats, power walkers and other exercise buffs with workout partners, was launched in January by MBA student Julian Clarke and Paul Merage School of Business alumnus Alton Chislom ’15. The magazine also honored CubeForme, a monthly subscription service that surprises customers with […]

UCI to host symposium, exhibits on legacy of architect William Pereira

EVENT: “California Modern: Irvine Style” will explore the master plans for UCI and Irvine in relation to American modernism and higher education and early 1960s Utopianism. The symposium and exhibits aim to define the legacy and influence of architect William Pereira (1909-1985), who designed the campus and city. WHEN/WHERE: April 18-25 at UCI’s Student Center (bldg. 113, grid […]