Month: February 2017

NATO awards $210,000 to UCI-linked project promoting women’s role in conflict resolution

When the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 1325 in October of 2000, its aim was the integration of women into every phase of conflict resolution while also combating gender-based violence. Although the resolution’s passage was a watershed moment, said UCI assistant professor of political science Heidi Hardt, more action is needed to address women’s underrepresentation in […]

President Barack Obama and UCI alumna Ferial Govashiri

Presidential sidekick

UCI alumna recounts her time as Obama’s personal assistant

UCI senior named Study in Spain program’s Student Ambassador of the Year for 2016

Kristen Ha, a UCI senior in international studies and comparative literature, has been named the Study in Spain Student Ambassador of the Year for 2016 by the Embassy of Spain-Trade Commission Miami. The Study in Spain program, established in 2008 to strengthen relations and enhance the country’s image on college campuses across the U.S.,  is run […]

Astrobiology’s rising star

UCI new hire seeking life on other planets also has more down-to-Earth mission: boosting STEM diversity

Over time, nuisance flooding can cost more than extreme, infrequent events

Long-term impact of climate change on US cities is rising, UCI researchers find

AAU grant will help improve STEM education

UCI is one of 12 member universities active in the Association of American Universities‘ STEM Education Network chosen to receive up to $50,000 along with UCI matching funds to further existing efforts to improve undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The network is an outgrowth of the AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative, launched in […]

UCI co-launches research hub on impact of new technologies on credit unions

Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion partners with think tank

Canadian glaciers now major contributor to sea level change, UCI study shows

Nine times more ice is melting annually due to warmer temperatures

UCI researchers forecast lower 2017 violent and property crime rates in much of SoCal

Report also provides city trends, comparisons and socio-demographic information

photo of authors Lisa Alvarez and Andrew Tonkovich

O.C. as seen by authors

Anthology by UCI alumni couple offers literary excerpts on county’s culture, geography