Month: September 2018

School of Medicine research team is awarded $3.4 million Cancer Moonshot initiative grant

UCI School of Medicine researchers have been awarded a $3.4 million grant by the National Cancer Institute as part of the Beau Biden Cancer Moonshot initiative. The funding will support efforts to provide proof of principal data for an entirely new class of cancer-killing immunotherapeutics with the potential to treat highly diverse types of cancer, […]

UCI kicks off Illuminations Authors Series with celebrity chef Simon Majumdar

EVENT: UCI Illuminations: The Chancellor’s Arts and Culture Initiative will kick off its second annual authors series – which brings acclaimed writers to campus for free, public book talks and signings – with celebrity chef Simon Majumdar, who penned Fed, White and Blue: Finding America With My Fork. WHEN/WHERE: 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, in […]

UCI students pop to the top!

Welcome Week tradition of garnering Guinness world records continues with largest-ever game of balloon tag

Much-anticipated museum begins previews of long-hidden paintings, sculptures

UCI unveils exhibits, events to introduce California art showcase

UCI arts dean, special guests unveil long-hidden works from highly anticipated museum

EVENT: UCI hosts the premiere public exhibit of 50 long-hidden paintings and sculptures from the campus’s forthcoming Institute and Museum for California Art. UCI IMCA will ultimately house two extraordinary gifts, The Buck Collection and The Irvine Museum Collection, totaling more than 4,400 works by major California artists spanning every period from impressionism to now. WHEN/WHERE: 1-5 […]

Shipping in ice-free Arctic Ocean could have cooling effect on climate, simulations show

Sea ice is melting due to global warming, enabling greater maritime access to the Arctic Ocean. Emissions from transoceanic cargo ships taking advantage of this could either warm the climate further by darkening snow and ice surfaces or cool it by enhancing cloud reflectance. In a study published recently in the American Geophysical Union journal […]

New school of thought

First ‘active learning’ building in California opens at UCI

‘You are here to do great and important things’

Chancellor Howard Gillman’s 2018 Convocation address to new Anteater students

UCI to host reception, film screening to kick off residency of Cuban novelist Leonardo Padura

EVENT: Leonardo Padura, an award-winning Cuban novelist and investigative journalist whose stories are the basis for the Netflix miniseries “Four Seasons in Havana,” will be a UCI professor-in-residence in October. A free, public reception with Padura and screening of a documentary about his work, “Living and Writing in Havana,” will kick off his monthlong stay, which […]

Now you just need to remember to exercise!

Even mild physical activity immediately improves memory function, UCI-led study finds