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Admin Karen Cahill

Shaping the Future campaign launched

Sparking breakthrough discoveries and tackling issues of importance to people in their daily lives is the goal of UC Irvine’s $1 billion fundraising campaign.

Faculty Acupressure bead applied before surgery decreases anxiety in children.

Calming children before surgery

Surgery is stressful for even the calmest patient, but for children it can be particularly traumatic and frightening. For anesthesiologists, soothing anxious children about to enter surgery is a critical part of the job, and Dr. Zeev Kain, anesthesiology & perioperative care chair at UC Irvine, is turning to ancient Chinese medicine for new methods.

Faculty Elliot Handler

Mobile medicine

UC Irvine’s Mobile Medicine unit hit the road nearly six years ago, delivering healthcare and specialized geriatric services to senior citizens.

Environment/Energy Barbara Finlayson-Pitts

AirUCI expands horizons

UCI is ramping up its focus on air quality and climate change research in an effort to tackle some of today’s most pressing environmental challenges.

Faculty Photo entered in First Steps category

Promoting healthy play

A year has passed since UC Irvine inaugurated the “Children at Play” photo contest to raise awareness about the role of exercise in children’s health and growth.

Campus Life Sal Romero

Tunneling toward truth

Like countless other universities around the world, UCI has its own distinctive legends and lore that have emerged to shed light on campus mysteries.

Alumni Noemi Maldonado

Building blocks of learning

HABLA trains home visitors to help Orange County’s Spanish-speaking parents prepare their toddlers for kindergarten. The program coaches parents to read and play with their children outside of the weekly home sessions, incorporating lessons into their daily lives.

Faculty David Fruman

Biologists attack leukemia

UC Irvine biologists are on the attack against leukemia. A recent study by UCI scientists found a new way to combat a subtype of acute lymphoblastic leukemia that could mitigate side effects and improve cure rates.

Faculty

Beating breast cancer

More than 180,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, and no single event brings attention to this deadly disease more than the Race for the Cure, sponsored by Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

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