Day: October 3, 2016

UCI named among 3 healthiest colleges in West

Greatist, a website that promotes healthy, real-world lifestyles, has named UCI one of the three healthiest campuses in the western U.S. “UCI’s campus caters to people who love being outside,” the editors said, highlighting dedicated bike paths and the 71 sailing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding classes offered at Newport Beach’s Marina Park. Also getting a […]

Houri Berberian appointed to endowed chair in Armenian studies

Houri Berberian has been named the School of Humanities’ Meghrouni Family Presidential Chair in Armenian Studies. The $2 million endowed chair was established in 2014 by Vahe and Armine Meghrouni, with additional backing from the local Armenian American community and a $500,000 match from the UC Office of the President. Berberian joins UCI from California […]

White House recognizes UCI alumnus as ‘Champion of Change’

Social Ecology alumnus Eloy Ortiz Oakley M.A.’96, MBA ’99 is one of 11 individuals honored Friday, Sept. 30, at the White House as “Champions of Change for College Opportunity” who have done important work in their communities to strengthen access to high-quality education. Oakley has served as president of Long Beach City College for nearly 10 years […]

Alzheimer’s research ramps up

UCI MIND takes multipronged approach to finding preventions, cures in effort to avert baby-boom crisis