Year: 2017

Stem cell researchers receive $1.6 million from CIRM for spinal cord injury studies

UCI stem cell researchers have received $1.6 million from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to create a new line of neural stem cells that can be used to treat chronicle cervical spinal cord injury. Aileen Anderson, director of the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center at UCI, will lead the effort. The […]

L. Song Richardson named dean of UCI School of Law

Distinguished legal scholar is only woman of color to lead top-30 law school

Wilson Ho

Delving into the atomic realm

UCI-built apparatus helps scientists probe the unknown

Cybersphere of influence

Social ecologists probe positive, negative effects of digital technology

UCI named among top 10 universities improving Latino student outcomes

UCI is a leader in closing the graduation gap between Latino and white students, according to the latest report from The Education Trust, a nonprofit advocacy organization. Based on three-year averages of federal data (2013 to 2015), the report computes and compares graduation rates and completion gaps between Latino and white students at four-year public […]

Sweet 116,000! UCI again breaks undergraduate applications record

Campus also receives most state-resident minority freshman bids in UC system

Henry Samueli is named a 2017 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Henry Samueli, Broadcom Corp. co-founder and UCI Distinguished Adjunct Professor of electrical engineering & computer science, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors for 2017. The distinction is awarded to academic inventors who’ve demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation with outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of […]

Geneticist Emiliana Borrelli receives prestigious honors

For more than 30 years as a researcher at INSERM – the French equivalent of the National Institutes of Health – and the UCI School of Medicine, Emiliana Borrelli has earned international recognition for her studies on the neurotransmitter dopamine and its role in brain diseases, movement disorders and addiction. This fall, the Chancellor’s Professor […]

Sizing up 2017

Record-breaking donations highlight big year at UCI

UCI scientists unveil new satellite-based global drought severity index

Enhanced monitoring tool adds groundwater storage to assessment factors