Month: May 2018

UCI to celebrate grand opening of materials characterization institute

EVENT:  The grand opening of the Irvine Materials Research Institute – an electron microscopy facility that serves as the cross-campus nexus for materials research at UCI – will take place during the three-day International Symposium on Advanced Microscopy & Spectroscopy. WHEN/WHERE:   Grand opening: 9-11 a.m. Thursday, June 7, Engineering Hall (bldg. 308, grid H8 on […]

Exposing digital extremism

Understanding the ‘weaponization’ of social media is the first step

UCI Center on Stress & Health awarded $6.3 million by National Institutes of Health

Funding will advance digital methods to alleviate pediatric surgery stress and pain

UCI study shows in-home therapy effective for stroke rehabilitation

A multisite US clinical trial compared home-based telerehabilitation program with traditional in-clinic rehabilitation therapy

New UCI center to look at life by the numbers

Mathematics and biology come together in interdisciplinary research effort

UCI School of Social Ecology to celebrate 25th anniversary at 2042 event

EVENT: The 2042 25th Anniversary Celebration will commemorate the UCI School of Social Ecology’s 25 years of accomplishments and reveal its vision for the next 25 years. WHEN/WHERE: 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, Irvine Barclay Theatre (bldg. 1, grid E9 on campus map: INFORMATION: Free and open to the public. Parking is available for $10 […]

UCI A-team places 3rd in national mock trial competition

The UCI A-team placed 3rd in the national mock trial tournament, in which 48 teams from across the country competed. Hosted by Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn., the competition was held in Minneapolis April 20-22. For the first time in five years, UCI qualified two national teams – A-team and B-team. In the collegiate […]

UCI-created computer game that immerses players in 19th-century Ghana wins award

The UCI-created computer game “Sankofa” has won a bronze medal in the 2018 International Serious Play Awards. It was developed by Magda El Zarki, professor of computer science and director of UCI’s Institute for Virtual Environments & Computer Games; Patricia Seed, professor of history; and Jessica Kernan, industry professional and institute staff member. “Sankofa” teaches […]

James Randerson named Ralph J. & Carol M. Cicerone Chair of Earth System Science

UCI expert on climate and environment is first to hold new endowed position

The legacy of Skip

UCI honors retiring baseball coach, the legendary Mike Gillespie