Month: July 2016

James Nowick named to 2016 class of ACS fellows

The American Chemical Society has named James Nowick, UCI professor and chair of chemistry, to its 2016 class of fellows. He is one of 57 distinguished scientists chosen as ACS fellows this year for “outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and important contributions to ACS, the world’s largest scientific society.” “I am honored to be included,” Nowick […]

Guzman, Buenviaje, Guerrero and mechanical engineering senior Madelyn Sando (from left) fit an air tank into the pod.

Pod people

UCI students prepare their entry for Hyperloop capsule contest

Eloy Ortiz Oakley

Alum to helm higher ed system

Eloy Ortiz Oakley will be first Latino chancellor of California’s community colleges

Alumnae win teaching awards

Two UCI graduates have received 2016 awards of excellence for their work as teachers at Success Academy Charter Schools, New York City’s largest network of public charter campuses. Delia Hong ’09, an international studies and political science alumna, and Foluwaseewa Lawanson ’10, who studied biological sciences, were recognized for their ability to improve student performance.

UCI fields airborne team for NASA atmospheric study

UCI atmospheric chemist Don Blake is about to rack up some serious air miles. As co-principal investigator, along with UCI Earth system scientist Michael Prather, on the upcoming NASA Atmospheric Tomography Mission, Blake will fly from the North Pole to New Zealand, east to the tip of South America, and then north to Greenland. He will […]

Study identifies rates, severity of tinnitus in U.S.

Almost one in 10 adults in the U.S. have tinnitus, and noise exposure during occupational and leisure time is a likely risk factor, according to a study published online by JAMA Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. UC Irvine Health otolaryngologist Dr. Harrison Lin and colleagues analyzed the representative 2007 National Health Interview Survey and found that among an estimated […]

Orange County gets a C+ overall in latest ASCE infrastructure assessment

UCI engineering advisory group collaborated on report, which urges more investment

39-cent-per-gallon jet fuel fee would yield $117 million a year in environmental benefits

Surcharge would reduce airline consumption, lower carbon emissions, UCI study finds

Selective retention of positive information may be marker for elderly memory loss

UCI group develops test to measure changes in emotional recall over time

UCI staff and faculty participate in the UCI Walks event

UCI is named a platinum-level Fit-Friendly Worksite for sixth year in a row

American Heart Association designation recognizes campus’s employee wellness efforts