Year: 2018

Distinguished Professor Elizabeth Loftus is awarded Dublin university’s Ulysses Medal

Elizabeth Loftus, Distinguished Professor of psychological science as well as criminology, law & society, has been awarded the Ulysses Medal, University College Dublin’s highest honor, given to those whose work has made an outstanding global contribution. It’s named in recognition of UCD alumnus James Joyce, and past recipients include linguist Noam Chomsky, former U.S. President […]

Campus Recreation partners with SoCal Special Olympics for flag football clinics

Campus Recreation has partnered with Special Olympics Southern California to train Special Olympics athletes in flag football. The first clinic took place Dec. 2 on Anteater Recreation Center fields. Campus Recreation officials hope this will be an ongoing partnership, with the ultimate goal of starting a Unified Sports flag football league, in which students can […]

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Don Saari elected to the Russian Academy of Sciences

Don Saari, Distinguished Professor emeritus of economics, was recently elected to the Russian Academy of Sciences for  his work in mathematics to solve real-world problems spanning the social, behavioral and physical sciences. He was recognized at a November ceremony in Moscow, where he also received an honorary doctorate. Saari joined the UCI faculty in 2000 […]

Keeping a language alive

New classes aim to revive endangered dialect of Western Armenia

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 […]