Campus News

UCI’s Efi Foufoula-Georgiou, Judith Olson elected to National Academy of Engineering

Distinction honors contributions to research, education and practice

UC’s National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement selects inaugural class of fellows, expands board

UCI chancellor to oversee center’s administration, begin search for executive director

UCI Health leader resigns executive roles, will retain faculty position

Irvine, Calif., Feb. 6, 2018 — The University of California, Irvine today announced the resignation of Howard Federoff, M.D., Ph.D., as vice chancellor for health affairs and CEO of the UCI Health System. He will retain his faculty position and continue his neurobiological research on the UCI campus. “Howard is a brilliant physician and scientist,” […]

Distant galaxy group contradicts common cosmological models, simulations

UCI, other astronomers find plane of dwarf satellites orbiting Centaurus A

Arctic lakes are releasing relatively young carbon, UCI-led study discovers

Findings paint less dire climate picture, as ancient emissions are more harmful

UCI to host forum about America’s identity at home and abroad

EVENT:  The United States is facing a peculiar time in which it’s unusually difficult to take stock of ourselves. If we had to say what underpins America today, if we were forced to choose our core beliefs or values as a nation, it’s not clear that we could readily do so. Keynote speaker Jill Lepore, […]

UC receives $10 million Mellon Foundation grant to support advanced humanities research

Gift provides initial endowment funding to sustain core activities on all UC campuses

UCI lands $1 million Keck Foundation grant to develop new RNA tools

Two UCI researchers have received a $1 million grant from the prestigious W.M. Keck Foundation to develop new technologies to study the dynamic properties of key RNA modifications. The grant goes to principal investigator Robert Spitale, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, and co-investigator John Chaput, professor of pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry and molecular biology & biochemistry. […]

UCI online master’s program in criminology, law & society is ranked third in the nation

In the criminal justice category, UCI offers one of the top online graduate degree programs in the country. According to U.S. News & World Report‘s 2018 ranking of such programs, UCI is tied for third with the University of Nebraska Omaha. In total, 90 schools with online criminal justice or criminology programs were judged in five […]

UCI is ranked third among U.S. colleges for providing a productive learning environment

In the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education rankings of top U.S. colleges in 2018, UCI rated third for providing a productive learning environment. For that category, which constitutes 10 percent of the overall rankings, the Journal/Times reviewed how colleges succeed in attracting a diverse student body and offering outlets and opportunities for these students to […]