Month: November 2017

UCI physics debuts in prime time

If you’re planning on tuning into “The Big Bang Theory” for a few laughs this Thursday evening, you may also get to see how a team of UCI physicists proposes to detect dark matter and forces in the universe. Based on a quirky group of Caltech researchers, the hit CBS TV comedy often features in […]

Scientific method acting

Cross-disciplinary course explores role of neurobiology in performing arts

Professor to tackle software inefficiencies with grant from Naval Research Office

Harry Xu, associate professor of computer science at UCI, and UCLA colleagues have been awarded $4.9 million from the Office of Naval Research to support their work on reducing software inefficiencies. The four-year grant will fund the development of software customization techniques that can greatly reduce the redundancies and waste in modern, object-oriented big data […]

Ten new trustees appointed to UCI Foundation board

Experienced leaders will guide campus efforts to raise, manage private funds

Carrie Menkel-Meadow named American Bar Foundation Fellows Outstanding Scholar

UCI Chancellor’s Professor of Law Carrie Menkel-Meadow has been selected to receive the 2018 American Bar Foundation Fellows Outstanding Scholar Award. The award recognizes her decades-long work in creating, building, shaping, and internationalizing the field of alternative dispute resolution, and for her major contributions to the studies of the legal profession and feminism. Awarded annually […]

Chancellor Gillman named to governing board of Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities

UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman has been elected to the governing board of the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities. Established in 1986, HACU is the only national education association that represents Hispanic-serving institutions. Although its members in the U.S. account for only 10 percent of higher education institutions nationwide, they educate more than two-thirds of […]

Greg Duncan

UCI wins federal grant to explore link between family income, early brain development

Study expected to be first to show that poverty reduction boosts children’s cognition

Ten UCI researchers named AAAS fellows

Honor is conferred for distinguished contributions to their fields

UCI chemists’ solar-powered device generates electricity through ion transport

Innovative technology could lead to low-cost seawater desalination

UCI receives unparalleled California modern art trove

Rarely seen Buck Collection, ‘greatest ever assembled,’ key to major UCI art center