Month: November 2016

Study quantifies global soil carbon loss due to warming

UCI biologists Steven Allison and Kathleen Treseder are part of a Yale-led global study appearing in Nature that says global warming will drive the loss of at least 55 trillion kilograms of carbon from the Earth’s soil by midcentury, or about 17 percent more than the projected emissions due to human-related activities during that period. This would be roughly the […]

UCI opens doctoral programs to hundreds more students

Campus aims to boost Ph.D. candidates by 35 percent over next five years

Lawrence Benveniste ’72 commits to estate gift to support UCI mathematics

A renowned economist and former dean of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, Lawrence Benveniste ’72 and his wife, Marie, have committed to a $5 million estate gift to establish endowed chairs in mathematics at UCI and UC Berkeley. Benveniste earned a bachelor’s in mathematics at UCI in 1972 and a doctorate in mathematics at UC Berkeley in […]

UCI to host Annual Literary Conference for Teachers

More than 500 educators from Southern California are registered to attend the 17th Annual Literacy Conference for Teachers, hosted by the UCI Writing Project, on Dec. 13. This year’s theme is “Teaching Better by Design: Helping Students to Dive Deep as Readers and Writers.” The event features two keynote addresses and a variety of workshops. “We created […]

First-generation flag bearer

UCI alum Eloy Oakley is first Latino to lead state’s community colleges

NOAA funds UCI research on sea level rise, storm surge effects on coastal landscapes

The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science has awarded UCI researchers $1.15 million to study and mitigate sea level rise and storm surge impacts on changing shores. They will develop modeling tools to analyze how sediment management practices affect the stability of communities and wetlands facing the tests of climate change. “Sediment […]

Meet super dada

Anteater alumnus Bobby Barzi ‘94 loves fatherhood – and shows it – through his clothing company, fodada

9 UCI researchers named AAAS fellows

Honor is conferred for distinguished contributions to their fields

Concrete jungle functions as carbon sink, UCI and other researchers find

Cement-based materials eventually reabsorb much of the CO2 released during creation

UCI professor awarded 2016 John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science

Elizabeth Loftus is recognized for pioneering work on malleability of human memory