Month: November 2018

Holiday gifts, Anteater-style

Our 2018 guide can help you shop for everyone on your list

UCI is ranked No. 3 for largest percentage jump in underrepresented minority students

UCI is ranked No. 3 by The Chronicle of Higher Education among public doctorate-awarding institutions with the largest increases in percentage of underrepresented minorities in the student body. The campus is also the only member of the prestigious Association of American Universities in the top 10. The 62-member AAU comprises the country’s leading research institutions. […]

Seven UCI researchers named AAAS fellows

Honor is conferred for distinguished contributions to their fields

UCI to lead national study on value of liberal arts education

Mellon Foundation-funded project will identify ways to improve student experiences, outcomes

Achieving her dream

UCI student Abigail Llanos-Hernandez shares her story as a low-income, first-generation, nontraditional college student

Grad student sees traces of fire in ice cores

To make better predictions about future wildfires around the world, climate scientists want to know the prevalence and intensity of past outbreaks. For a study published recently in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Melinda Nicewonger, a UCI graduate student in Earth system science, examined ice cores from Greenland and Antarctica to measure changes […]

NSF grant supports UCI microfluidics research center

UCI’s Center for Advanced Design and Manufacturing of Integrated Microfluidics has received a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for ongoing research into developing miniature devices that can perform biochemical analytical functions quickly and inexpensively. These chips have the potential to rapidly detect dangerous toxins in the blood, quickly screen hundreds of potential drugs, […]

Better parenting is in the cards

UCI startup incubator helps doctoral student market innovative game promoting life skills

UCI and Singapore researchers find source of 2015 Southeast Asia smoke cloud

Burning of peatlands in Borneo and Sumatra created severe air pollution in region

UCI awarded $5.4 million grant to prepare Compton students for college access and success

Participants will be provided academic support from middle school through freshman year