Month: September 2017

UCI strengthens efforts to help first-gen Anaheim students achieve American Dream

Pledge to provide opportunities that enhance pathways to success in higher education

UCI makes sustainability ‘honor roll’ for 5th time

UCI has been selected for The Princeton Review’s 2018 Green College Honor Roll, the fifth time it has made the list, which salutes universities earning a perfect score of 99 in The Princeton Review’s sustainability rating system. This year, 24 U.S. schools were listed, out of 629 evaluated, and UCI was the only UC campus included. […]

Back to school: By the numbers

With Welcome Week underway, we take stock of new stats

Making the CASE for extracurricular education

Pioneering UCI program celebrates 10 years of training and certifying students to administer K-12 after-school care

Teens’ online friendships just as meaningful as face-to-face ones, UCI study finds

Digital communication can even provide more benefits but also carries more risks

Assemblyman honors UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman for campus free speech advocacy

Free speech was the subject of the day in Sacramento, as UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman met with Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (R-Rocklin) to discuss the hot-button campus topic and to receive a framed copy of Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 21. Passed unanimously July 17, it urges all state colleges and universities to adopt free speech statements […]

ARPA-E funds UCI-led study of kelp farming

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has awarded $1.8 million to UCI oceanographic engineer Kristen Davis to study offshore kelp cultivation. “Macroalgae are fast-growing and highly versatile; they can be used for feedstock, fuels, chemicals and many other commercial products,” said Davis, assistant professor of civil & environmental engineering and Earth system […]

Little green flashes unlock secrets of catalytic reactions

UCI researchers have devised a new fluorescence microscopy technique for observing individual molecules during catalytic reactions. Their work, published recently in the prestigious German journal Angewandte Chemie, is aimed at helping scientists and engineers better understand the fundamental workings of catalysis, the basis of multibillion-dollar industries in polymer plastics and pharmaceuticals. “Most studies of catalytic […]

UCI receives $200 million gift to name College of Health Sciences and launch major integrative health initiative

Donation from Susan and Henry Samueli to advance research, education and clinical practice for individual and population wellness

A legacy of giving

Henry and Susan Samueli’s support makes a significant imprint at UCI