Month: April 2021

The pandemic blurred our sense of time, and getting back to normal won’t be easy, say experts

CBC Radio, April 2, 2021

Experts grade California’s vaccine rollout

The New York Times, April 2, 2021

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Latinx Excellence and Achievement Awards recognizes Hispanic and Latinx graduate students

The 2021 Latinx Excellence and Achievement Awards took place April 1 as a virtual gala. In its fourth year, UCI’s LEAD remains the only celebration and awards event in the University of California system focused on Hispanic and Latinx graduate student success. This year’s event welcomed remarks by Chancellor Howard Gillman and UCI Foundation Trustee […]

How to debunk misinformation about covid, vaccines and masks

Scientific American, April 1, 2021

Fielder: Behind the Scenes, Volunteers Helping OC’s Unhoused

Voice of OC, April 1, 2021

During this increasingly unnerving era, talking to kids about tragedies is even more essential

Orange County Register, April 1, 2021

UCI-led team awarded $2.3 million as part of the California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine

Funding will be used to employ precision medicine to study the impacts of adverse and unpredictable experiences on children’s neurodevelopment

How did hippo, whale and dolphin skin adapt to live in water? UCI study reveals evolutionary clues

Paleontologists have long asked if hippopotamuses and cetaceans – whales, dolphins and porpoises – share a common, amphibious ancestor. The answer, which is no, according to a study published today in Current Biology, was derived by a molecular and genetic analysis of the animals’ hides which are highly adapted to aquatic environments. Co-senior author Maksim […]

Robotics research leader Magnus Egerstedt named dean of UCI engineering school

New role will center on envisioning post-pandemic research and education