Campus News

UCI: Earth is losing its fire power

Industrial farming disrupts burn-regrowth cycle in grasslands, study finds

Climate warming shifts lightning-caused forest fires farther north

Extreme lightning storms are the main driver of recent massive fire years in Alaska and Canada, and these storms are likely to move farther north with climate warming, potentially altering landscapes, according to findings in Nature Climate Change by researchers from UCI, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and elsewhere. Analyzing satellite images and data from ground-based networks, […]

UCI assistant professor of strategy is co-author of award-winning study

John Joseph, an assistant professor of strategy in UCI’s Paul Merage School of Business, is the co-author of a research report that received a 2016 Ralph Gomory Best Industry Studies Paper Award. The study, published in the June 2016 issue of the Strategic Management Journal, examined how mobile handset manufacturers decide when to introduce new […]

New UCI academic program enhances access and affordability for freshmen and their families

Anteater Leadership Academy combines coursework and skills development with reduced tuition

‘Doing the most for the American dream’

UCI again tops New York Times’ College Access Index for its commitment to upward mobility

UCI professor of marketing is lead author on ‘highly commended’ research paper

Imran Currim, Chancellor’s Professor of marketing and director of the Beall Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, is the lead author on a research report named a “highly commended” paper in the 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. The study, published in the European Journal of Marketing, Vol. 50, Issue 12, establishes the longer-term positive […]

First-generation students make up more than half of UCI’s class of 2017

Over 7,500 graduates will participate in commencement ceremonies this month

Ngugi wa Thiong’o awarded honorary degree from Yale

Writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Distinguished Professor of comparative literature and English at UCI and perennial Nobel candidate, recently received an honorary degree from Yale University in recognition of his distinctive achievements in the humanities. Yale President Peter Salovey said, “Brave wordsmith, for breaking down barriers, for showing us the potential of literature to incite change […]

UCI’s Aglaya Glebova wins Berlin Prize, will research Soviet avant-garde artists

Aglaya Glebova, assistant professor of art history and film & media studies, has received a Berlin Prize fellowship to study Soviet avant-garde artists. The award is bestowed annually by the American Academy in Berlin on U.S. scholars, writers, composers and artists who represent the highest standards of excellence in their fields. Glebova will examine five […]

UCI meets U.S. Department of Education eligibility as a Hispanic-serving institution

Latino enrollment reaches 25.7 percent, reflecting campus commitment to diversity