Year: 2019

Andrea Kristell Medrano is a first-gen third-year student who won the Hannah J. Caldwell Endowed Student Award for Undergraduate Studies and the Humanities Associates Endowment for the International Center for Writing and Translation award.

Bilingual booster

First-gen senior majoring in both education sciences and Spanish hopes to become an academic counselor in low-income communities

Visual studies Ph.D. student is named to 1804 List of Haitian American change-makers

Ella Turenne, a UCI Ph.D. student in visual studies, has been included among 26 change-makers on The Haitian Roundtable’s 1804 List for 2019. Named in honor of the year of that country’s independence, the list recognizes Haitian American leaders who have helped foster a better understanding of Haiti and the Haitian community. A journalist, poet […]

UCI data scientists use geometric concept to spot strong, weak points in neural networks

With its 100 billion neurons connected in a sprawling and complex network, the human brain offers many challenges to scientists hoping to comprehend its structure. For a study published recently in Nature Communications, researchers at UCI, the University of Minnesota and other institutions employed an abstract geometric concept known as “network curvature” to elucidate the conduits […]

David Fedman wins prize for best article on historical link between tech and environment

David Fedman, assistant professor of history, has received the 2019 Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Article Prize from the Society for the History of Technology’s Envirotech special interest group. His article, “The Ondol Problem and the Politics of Forest Conservation in Colonial Korea,” was published in The Journal of Korean Studies. It explores the ondol, a […]

Professor Oladele Ogunseitan at Crystal Cove State Beach

UCI’s Oladele Ogunseitan joins executive team of USAID-funded global health project

One Health effort bridges disciplines to train workers to address infectious disease threats

High school senior Aryana Noorian (center) and a classmate practice splinting during August’s Nursing Camp in Summer at UCI.

Outmaneuvering tragedy

Teen who received Heimlich training earlier in the day at a UCI nursing camp saves her choking father

UCI astronomers help implement new sky surveying tool to shed light on dark energy

The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument aimed its robotic array of 5,000 fiber-optic eyes at the night sky for the first time recently to capture images showing its unique view of galaxy light. Mounted on a telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona, DESI was designed to explore the mystery of dark energy, which […]

Duncan Pritchard, Distinguished Professor of philosophy, and Chancellor’s Fellow Annalisa Coliva, professor and chair of philosophy

MOOCS with a message

UCI faculty create massive open online courses to counter extremism

Seth Dalmas, a fifth-year UCI student finishing up bachelor’s degrees in both civil engineering and German

Where supply meets demand

UCI STEM Career Fair serves both students and employers

Rena Beatrice Goldstein, who operates an “Ask a Philosopher” booth.
UCI Podcast Indicator

Philosophy for the masses

Ph.D. student runs engaging kiosk at cafés and farmers market