Solar panel installation

Solar flair

UCI-led Team Orange County puts finishing touches on its entry in global competition to design, build best zero-net-energy home

Laureate lectures

Nobel Prize recipient Mario Molina returns to UCI to talk about the history of climate change science

US Treasurer Rosie Rios to discuss currency redesign at UCI event

EVENT: U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios, the driving force behind plans to put a woman on the new $10 bill, will talk about currency redesign and answer questions in an appearance at UCI. WHEN/WHERE: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, Room 1517, Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway (bldg. 214, grid F9 and F10 on campus map: http://communications.uci.edu//documents/pdf/UCI_14_map_campus_core.pdf) […]

50 never looked so good

Festival of Discovery draws enthusiastic crowds to UCI’s anniversary party

James Franco spills, thrills at UCI event

Actor discusses his craft before packed audience as part of Illuminations series

First symposium in UCI series to explore US immigration policy

EVENT:  Fifty years after passage of the landmark Immigration & Nationality Act, an array of expert scholars, journalists, historians and lawyers will gather for a two-day conference at UCI to discuss the past, present and future of U.S. immigration policy – examining the shift from 1965’s inclusionary vision to the enforcement patterns of today. “Transforming […]

Press preview: ‘My Virtual Dream’ technology to produce brain-wave art at UCI

EVENT: What kind of art would journalists’ brain waves produce? Put your gray matter to the test in a preview demonstration of “My Virtual Dream,” a multisensory experience to be featured by UCI’s Department of Neurology and School of Medicine at the 50th Anniversary Festival of Discovery. WHEN/WHERE:   4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, in UCI’s […]

Summit hosted by UCI, O.C. United Way alliance will address county’s social issues

EVENT: The University of California, Irvine and Orange County United Way have partnered to form O.C. Working Together, which is hosting a daylong summit to improve and expand collective efforts to help the county’s least fortunate. UCI faculty and graduate students, O.C. United Way leaders, chief executives from O.C. nonprofits, religious leaders and elected officials […]

UCI team that discovered how to unboil eggs awarded 2015 Ig Nobel Prize in chemistry

UCI chemist Greg Weiss and his team received the 2015 Ig Nobel Prize in chemistry Sept. 17 at the 25th Ig Nobel Prize ceremony at Harvard University. A parody of the Nobel Prizes, these humorous awards honor scientific research that “makes you laugh, then think.” Weiss’ Ig Nobel is in recognition of his group’s breakthrough […]

Photo exhibition at UCI commemorates 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

EVENT: “Blood in the Water: A Katrina Remembrance” is an exhibit of photographs taken shortly after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, in particular New Orleans, in 2005. The photos are by Jon Hughes, photojournalist and professor of English & journalism at the University of Cincinnati, and are curated – with accompanying commentary – by […]