Campus News

Education professor tapped for preschool research

A UCI education professor has been drafted to help investigate why the usual benefits of preschool don’t always carry over to elementary school, especially for students from low-income families. Chancellor’s Professor Carol Connor will receive a $2 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences as part of a five-year national research effort to improve early childhood education. The […]

Anteaters attending the New Student Convocation

UCI hits new high with nearly 98,000 applications for fall 2016

Campus garners greatest increase in applicants across UC system

School of Education gets top marks for prepping teachers

In a newly released study of 800 colleges, UCI’s School of Education was one of only 35 programs recognized for ensuring that future high school teachers effectively master their chosen specialty. The National Council on Teacher Quality analysis was accompanied by a survey that found 32 percent of high school students doubted their teachers’ knowledge of classroom subject matter. A teacher’s topic mastery is “directly correlated with […]

UCI biotech startup places in systemwide competition

Laser Associated Sciences has received $50,000 for placing second in primeUC, a systemwide competition for early-stage companies involved in the development of innovative life science technologies. The competition was part of UC President Janet Napolitano’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative, which aims to help startups affiliated with the university. Founded by UCI Beckman Laser Institute graduates […]

Solar panel installation

UCI joins over 200 campuses in climate pledge

UCI was among more than 200 university and college campuses that signed the American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge today at the White House to demonstrate support for strong climate action by world leaders. With less than two weeks until President Barack Obama attends the climate change conference in Paris, the U.S. administration is building […]

Banking on food

Free pantry staves off hunger among needy UCI students

Engineering professor elected to lead international computing society

Jean-Luc Gaudiot, UCI professor of electrical engineering & computer science at The Henry Samueli School of Engineering, was recently voted 2016 president-elect of the IEEE Computer Society, an international organization dedicated to all aspects of modern computing technology. An IEEE fellow, Gaudiot will begin his term Jan. 1, 2016; he automatically will ascend to the […]

UCI’s Dr. Robert Detrano receives Yunnan Friendship Award for ChinaCal efforts

UCI radiological sciences professor Dr. Robert Detrano received the Yunnan Friendship Award from Gov. Chen Hao for his outstanding contributions to the people of this southern Chinese province. At a Sept. 24 reception, Hao honored 10 top foreign experts working in Yunnan. In 2005, Detrano founded the China California Heart Watch, a nonprofit group that […]

Scott Brooks shares a moment with Peter the Anteater at the UCI/Scott Brooks Golf Invitational, which provides Anteater athletes with the kind of scholarship aid Brooks received in the 1980s. Courtesy UCI Athletics

Former hoops star still on UCI’s team

Scott Brooks ’87 hosts fifth golf fundraiser for Anteater student-athletes

UCI researchers find biomarker for autism that may aid diagnostics

Study also points to potential new drug discovery advances