Barack Obama swept into the presidency on a platform of change, one that includes a number of scientific policy and research issues. As a major research university, UC Irvine is deeply involved in some of these key areas - stem cells, global warming and alternative energy, to name a few. Research vice chancellor Susan Bryant discusses how changes made in Washington, D.C., and Sacramento, especially during the current economic crisis, will impact research efforts at UCI.
James Hicks and Michael Dennin could tell you a story about the ontogeny of cardiovascular regulation in reptiles and Langmuir monolayers. Or they could talk to you about the science of WALL-E and Superman.
UC Irvine business students are using their investment prowess to beat professional money managers and help offset tuition costs, thanks to a competition believed to be the first funded with real money.
The year has been exciting and rewarding for UC Irvine - from promising new research collaborations to impactful breakthroughs, dedicated outreach projects, diverse cultural activities, continued campus growth and athletic success.
Parking & Transportation Services at UC Irvine has earned the state's most prestigious environmental honor - a 2008 Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award - for its efforts promoting green commuting and public transportation.