Month: August 2018

Horiba Group commits $9 million to UCI for new institute

Research to focus on better connectivity between transportation and energy sectors

Justice league

Social ecology faculty highlight deficits in effort to improve law enforcement, court processes and corrections

Community ‘factivists’

Researchers with UCI’s Metropolitan Futures Initiative use big data to reveal SoCal socioeconomic, crime trends

UCI ranked #20 in the U.S. for social mobility, research, public service

Washington Monthly has named the University of California, Irvine #20 in the nation out of more than 300 colleges and universities for promoting upward social mobility, producing cutting-edge research and encouraging students to give back to the community. Each component is equally weighted, so the top-ranked universities must excel across the breadth of measures, not […]

UCI earns status as sustainability leader among U.S. universities

Campus nets No. 1 spot in Sierra’s ‘Cool Schools’ ranking, STARS Platinum rating

UCI chemistry professor, wife fund $100,000 endowment for Armenian studies research

Ara Apkarian, UCI Distinguished Professor of chemistry, and his wife, Alice, a retired Saddleback College chemistry professor, recently funded a $100,000 endowment, the Naneh Award for Graduate Research in Armenian Studies. Named in honor of their daughter, a postdoctoral researcher at Western Michigan University, this is the second significant gift the couple has bestowed on […]

Student wins award for paper on ad blocking

UCI’s Anastasia Shuba won the Andreas Pfitzmann Best Student Paper Award at the 2018 Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium, held in Barcelona, Spain, in July. Her manuscript, “NoMoAds: Effective & Efficient Cross-App Mobile Ad-Blocking,” was selected based on “scientific quality and expected impact on the field.” The paper describes a technology to prevent pop-up advertisements from […]

UCI announces 2018-19 Hellman Fellows

Seven early-career faculty members receive funding to support research

The water challenge

Social ecology researchers take multiple approaches to finding solutions

UCI is ranked third among nation’s best colleges by Money

Magazine surveys affordability, academic excellence and early-career earnings