Briefs

Governor appoints Petersilia to prison reform "strike team"

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has appointed UC Irvine professor Joan Petersilia to a “strike team” to implement statewide prison reform. Petersilia,…

Hoag donates $500,000 to Paul Merage School of Business

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian donated $500,000 to support programs at the Center for Health Care Management and Policy at UC…

Cusick's pinch-hit grand slam powers No. 13 UC Irvine past Pacific

Freshman Jeff Cusick hit his first career grand slam Sunday, May 13, to highlight UC Irvine’s dramatic eight-run comeback in…

Calling all cell phones! UCI adds "zotAlert" to emergency communications

UCI has introduced “zotAlert,” an emergency alert system that uses text messages to quickly notify students of a natural disaster,…

Testing the predictability of evolution

Albert F. Bennett, acting dean of the School of Biological Sciences, has performed the first experimental test of whether trade-offs…

Three UC Irvine researchers named microbiology fellows

Francisco Ayala, Bert Semler and Rozanne Sandri-Goldin (pictured) have been chosen fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology, the highest…

Duckles receives career achievement awards

Sue Piper Duckles received two career achievement awards at the recent meeting of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental…

UC Irvine campus cheers men's volleyball team

The UC Irvine campus community celebrated the men’s volleyball national championship with a rally attended by several hundred people outside…

University of California, Irvine Medal recipients announced

Recipients of UC Irvine’s highest honor, the Medal, were announced Wednesday, May 9, and will be feted at a gala…

Chancellor selects five delegates to UC Leadership Institute

Chancellor Michael V. Drake has named five individuals to the University of California Senior Leadership Institute, a residential program for…