Campus News

Political scientist is named a top 50 influencer

Michael Tesler, associate professor of political science, is No. 11 on the Politico 50 list, a collection of “some of the smartest, most provocative minds in America.” He is being honored for his work on how white racism has long been a potent force in American politics – the 2016 election being no exception. In his […]

UCI ranked 9th among nation’s public universities by U.S. News & World Report

Campus also receives high marks for low student debt, serving veterans

Dam-related malaria risk in sub-Saharan Africa to almost double by 2080, UCI study finds

The number of people at risk of malaria around dams and associated reservoirs in sub-Saharan Africa will nearly double to about 25 million by 2080, according to a study led by Solomon Kibret, a UCI postdoctoral scholar in public health. Undertaken as part of the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land & Ecosystems, the work […]

UCI among Sierra magazine’s top 10 ‘Cool Schools’ for seventh consecutive year

Energy, transportation scores make campus highest-ranked comprehensive university

Associate professor pens Newsweek cover story

The cover story for the Sept. 2 issue of Newsweek was written by Erika Hayasaki, UCI associate professor of literary journalism. In her article, “How Poverty Affects the Brain,” she explores a growing field called the neuroscience of poverty. Though largely based on correlations between brain patterns and particular environments, she writes, “the research points […]

UCI makes Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll for 4th straight year

For the fourth year in a row, UCI has won a spot on The Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll, which rates schools on the environmental friendliness of their policies and practices, academic offerings and quality of campus life. Out of 640 colleges surveyed for the 2017 list, UCI was one of just 21 to earn a perfect score. UC Santa Cruz […]

UCI group awarded $2 million by NSF for light and sound wave research

A UCI team led by Ilya Krivorotov, professor of physics & astronomy, is one of nine interdisciplinary groups to share a new $18 million research grant from the National Science Foundation. The UCI scientists and engineers will receive $2 million to study “nonreciprocal magneto-acoustic waves in chiral magnetic systems” under the NSF’s NewLAW program, which […]

UCI professor to receive honorary doctorate from Finland’s Jyvaskyla University

Jacquelynne Eccles will be recognized for pioneering work in developmental psychology

UCI shatters research and philanthropic funding records

Half a billion dollars in grants and giving reflects growing support for campus vision

AHA journal names UCI heart disease study best in category

A research paper written by UCI Heart Disease Prevention Program researchers was chosen by Hypertension as the top 2015 paper in the category of population science. The American Heart Association journal annually selects the best original work published in its pages in the categories of basic, clinical and population sciences. The UCI study – “Does […]