Day: November 30, 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 […]