Media Advisories

Aerospace workforce development symposium at UCI to feature Virgin Galactic CEO

EVENT:  Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides will present the keynote address, “Opening Space to Change the World for Good,” at the Aerospace Symposium & Expo at UCI. Hundreds of high school and college students from across Southern California have registered to attend the event, designed to inspire an interest in aerospace careers and offer hands-on […]

UCI to host webinar on Southern California business relocations

EVENT:  The University of California, Irvine is hosting a webinar to present the results of the latest quarterly report from the School of Social Ecology’s Metropolitan Futures Initiative, this one on business relocations in Southern California. MFI director John Hipp and postdoctoral researcher Kevin Kane will provide further insights and answer questions. WHEN/WHERE:  1:30-2:15 PDT […]

Message from UCI Chancellor about current admission issues

Withdrawals to be reversed for majority of affected students

U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, top Democrat on House Intelligence Committee, to discuss Russian threat to democracy

EVENT: UCI’s School of Law hosts U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), the ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, who will address Russia’s threat to liberal democracies around the world. Afterward, Erwin Chemerinsky, UCI law school’s founding dean, hosts a discussion with Rep. Schiff. WHEN/WHERE: 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 30, in the Irvine […]

UCI to host Headwaters to Ocean Conference on marine issues

EVENT: UCI will host the 2017 Headwaters to Ocean Conference, the premier biennial gathering of a multidisciplinary group of leaders, decision-makers, scholars and advocates to address key social, economic and environmental effects on the Earth’s natural marine systems. WHEN/WHERE: 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, and 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 24,  at […]

Art exhibit to highlight impressionist paintings of California landscape in darkness

EVENT:  The Irvine Museum Collection at the University of California, Irvine presents the “Dusk till Dawn” exhibit, featuring work from award-winning painters depicting the California landscape at night or when the sun is setting or rising. WHEN/WHERE:  May 27-Sept. 28, The Irvine Museum Collection at the University of California, Irvine, on the ground floor of the Airport […]

UCI to host conference on Native American tribes’ most urgent environmental issues

EVENT: UCI will host the first gathering of chiefs, governors and presidents of indigenous sovereign nations within the U.S. WHEN/WHERE: 12:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, May 22, at the Arnold & Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Science & Engineering, 100 Academy Drive, on campus INFORMATION: Free and open to the public. Media planning to attend should RSVP […]

Best-selling author and CNN’s ‘Believer’ host Reza Aslan to speak at UCI on Islamophobia

EVENT: Reza Aslan, an internationally renowned religion writer and scholar, will speak at UCI about Islamophobia and steps we can take to overcome it. His appearance is part of a UCI Office of Inclusive Excellence lecture series about the nature of prejudice and strategies to counter bias and hate in our time. WHEN/WHERE: 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May […]

UCI air quality symposium will mark designation of Rowland Hall as historic landmark

EVENT:  UCI will host a two-day symposium on air quality research and a ceremony in honor of Rowland Hall’s designation as a National Historic Chemical Landmark by the American Chemical Society. The building was the site of groundbreaking research on chlorofluorocarbons and stratospheric ozone loss by Nobel laureates F. Sherwood Rowland and Mario Molina in 1974 […]

UCI civil engineering students to host peers from 18 schools for annual competitions

EVENT: The UC Irvine student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers will host 18 other school chapters for the Pacific Southwest Conference. The annual event features friendly competition in steel bridge construction, concrete canoe races, water filtration system design and more. There will also be a career fair, recreational activities and a concluding banquet. Over 1,000 civil […]