Month: January 2017

UCI, other California campuses urge Trump to stick with climate agreement

UCI faculty are joining thousands of colleagues across California in signing an open letter on climate change to President Donald Trump and his administration, calling on them “in the most urgent terms possible, to maintain our country’s commitment to meeting the greenhouse gas emission targets set forth in the Paris Climate Agreement.” The U.S. signed the pact last […]

Increasing factory and auto emissions disrupt natural cycle in East China Sea

Elements and metals fall from sky, affecting marine ecosystems, UCI-led study finds

Mathematician Qing Nie awarded foundation grant to study cancer drug resistance

UCI mathematics professor Qing Nie and his collaborators have been awarded $455,000 to study cancer drug resistance by the Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health & Policy and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Along with an interdisciplinary team of experimental cancer biologists, engineers and mathematicians, Nie hopes to identify novel and more effective treatments for patients with breast […]

eSports leader UCI to host panel discussion on women in gaming

EVENT: Female industry leaders and academics will take part in a panel discussion at the University of California, Irvine on women in gaming, with an emphasis on eSports and other competitions. The panelists, including prominent professional and club players and designers, will examine gaming’s cultural dynamics and how women can better be encouraged to pursue it […]

UCI conference to probe changing views of honesty, truth

EVENT: “The Future of the Truth” will look at how America sees honesty and truth today, in light of the new administration and ongoing trends in literature, law and journalism. The two-day conference at UCI features such internationally renowned speakers as Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sympathizer; Mike Murphy, political consultant for John McCain, […]

Stellar UCI nursing program becomes a school

Expanded facilities and faculty will address urgent state and national shortages

UCI will host Lunar New Year celebration

EVENT: UCI will celebrate the Lunar New Year with a variety of academic activities, cultural entertainment, parades, music, dancing, food, fireworks and more. WHEN/WHERE: Monday, Jan. 30: Academic events begin at 9 a.m. in EDU 1111 at the School of Law (bldg. 3, grid F11 on campus map: Dance and musical performances start at noon in Pacific Ballroom […]

UCI study links teacher training, improved student writing skills

English learners receiving ‘cognitive strategies’ instruction got higher test scores

104,000 students can’t be wrong!

UCI receives record number of applications for fall 2017

UCI’s HyperXite team to compete in Hyperloop challenge at SpaceX headquarters

EVENT:  UCI’s HyperXite team is going head-to-head with more than 30 other university-based and independent engineering teams from around the world to determine which has designed and built the best human-scale pod for the Hyperloop transportation system proposed by SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk. Pods will be evaluated for speed, stability, braking and smoothness of ride on […]