Year: 2017

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

Exquisite, long-hidden Buck art collection comes to UCI

An exquisite but long hidden collection of California art was given to UCI by the trust of Gerald Buck, a Newport Beach developer and art aficionado who passed away in 2013. Consisting of over 3,200 original works of art, the Buck Collection provides a uniquely comprehensive vision of art styles across many media. The Collection […]

Susan Trumbore wins Benjamin Franklin Medal

Susan Trumbore, UCI professor of Earth system science, is one of eight 2018 recipients of the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Earth & Environmental Science, bestowed by the Franklin Institute. She was cited for her “pioneering use of radiocarbon measurements in forests and soils to assess the flow of carbon between the biosphere and atmosphere, with implications […]

NASA selects UCI’s Isabella Velicogna for interdisciplinary Sea Level Change Team

Melting polar ice is causing sea levels to rise around the world, but how much of an increase will the future bring, and where? These are the key questions to be addressed by Isabella Velicogna, UCI Earth system scientist, as a recently named member of NASA’s Sea Level Change Team. She and her research group […]

Center for Persian studies gets $87,000 donation

The Payravi family has made an $87,000 donation in memory of Ali-Asghar Payravi to the Samuel Jordan Center for Persian Studies & Culture. The gift will fund five conferences and publications on ancient Iranian history and civilization. “I am incredibly grateful to the Payravi family, steadfast supporters of UC Irvine and the promotion of Iranian […]

Andrea Gunn Eaton appointed UCI chief campus counsel

Esteemed attorney brings extensive experience with higher education legal issues

Leo R. Chavez

Weighing in on ‘anchor babies’

Anthropology professor Leo R. Chavez’s new book explores birthright citizenship