Month: April 2019

Art exhibit commemorating Stonewall tells of mid-20th century LGBTQ experience

EVENT: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, one of the most important events leading to the modern fight for LGBTQ rights in the United States, UCI presents the art exhibit “Burning Time: A Graphic Book Collaboration.” Jointly produced by Jonathan Alexander, Chancellor’s Professor of English, and Professor Antoinette LaFarge of the Department of […]

Squid skin inspires creation of next-generation space blanket

UCI engineers develop material with heat regulation properties

A physician-scholar first

UCI grad student Sarah O’Dell is pursuing both an M.D. and a doctorate in the humanities

UCI to host College Signing Day rally May 1, with livestream of Michelle Obama

EVENT: UCI will welcome 1,100 local high school students at the Bren Events Center for the 2019 College Signing Day rally. May 1 is the deadline for high school seniors to accept college admission offers for fall. Former first lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher initiative is hosting a College Signing Day event across the entire University of […]

Willie L. Banks Jr. is named UCI vice chancellor for student affairs

Indiana State University administrator will assume new role on July 15

UCI is No. 1 in nation among public universities for ‘best value,’ according to Forbes

Ranking is based on costs, quality, graduation rates, student debt and postgrad earnings

UCI’s Margherita Long is 1 of only 8 awarded UC President’s Faculty Research Fellowships

Margherita Long, associate professor of East Asian studies, has earned a UC President’s Faculty Research Fellowship for 2019-20. One of only eight recipients across the University of California system, she will use the $30,000 in support of her book project, Care, Affect, Crackup: Literature & Activism After Fukushima, which takes an environmental humanities approach to […]

‘Sticks and stones . . .’ but words can indeed hurt you, UCI study finds

Negative, positive political rhetoric about immigration affects well-being of targets

UCI to establish skin biology, diseases resource center with $4 million NIH award

Grant will accelerate, enhance the effectiveness of basic, translational and clinical research

Alum Jordan Edmunds named a Hertz Fellow

Jordan Edmunds, who earned bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering and biological sciences at UCI in 2018 before becoming a doctoral student in electrical engineering & computer sciences at UC Berkeley, has been named a 2019 fellow by the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing groundbreaking applied science with real-world benefits […]