Month: March 2017

Technology that includes, not isolates

Doctoral candidate Veronica Newhart will meet with state lawmakers to advocate for graduate research such as her own

Business school’s financial literacy program for teens gets $10,000 from Pacific Life Foundation

The Pacific Life Foundation has awarded $10,000 to The Paul Merage School of Business’ LIFEvest financial literacy program. Sponsored by the school’s Center for Investment & Wealth Management, the annual program takes place during the summer, providing money management education to underserved high school freshmen and sophomores. “Equipping today’s youth with the tools to gain financial self-reliance and well-being can […]

UCI civil engineering students to host peers from 18 schools for annual competitions

EVENT: The UC Irvine student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers will host 18 other school chapters for the Pacific Southwest Conference. The annual event features friendly competition in steel bridge construction, concrete canoe races, water filtration system design and more. There will also be a career fair, recreational activities and a concluding banquet. Over 1,000 civil […]

Manufacturing, global trade impair health of people with no stake in either

UCI expert helps map migration of air pollution risk to regions far from factories

UCI alumna Slater Barron

The first lady of lint

86-year-old alumna found fame with a fuzzy artistic vision

Art worth $4.7 million donated to School of Humanities by various sources over past 2 years

Historical maps, botanical illustrations, watercolors and prints valued at $4.7 million have been donated to UCI’s School of Humanities by various sources during the past two years. Pieces of the collection not only are on display but have been incorporated into art, history and art history classes. “Over my career, I have found that historic […]

Making their mark

For the 30th anniversary of Women’s History Month, we take a look at some current UCI trailblazers

Researchers explain spike in ocean temps that caused mass coral death in South China Sea

A South China Sea atoll lost nearly half its living coral in one summer due to spiking ocean temperatures and stagnant weather, according to new research by Kristen Davis, UCI assistant professor of Earth system science and civil & environmental engineering, and colleagues. The findings, published in Scientific Reports, describe how a 2-degree-Celsius rise in surface temperatures in the South China […]

4 students in Minority Science Programs snag research awards at annual meeting of AAAS

Four UCI undergraduates participating in the Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences’ Minority Science Programs received awards for their research presentations in the poster competition at the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences’ 2017 annual meeting, in Boston. AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific society. The research poster competition is open to undergraduate and […]

Di Xu shares $5,000 award for best academic paper

Di Xu, assistant professor of education, is co-author of a research report selected as the winner of the 2017 AEFP-Kauffman Foundation Award for best academic paper on the intersection of education and labor market outcomes. In “What About Certificates? Evidence on the Labor Market Returns to Non-Degree Community College Awards in Two States,” Xu and […]