A new UC Irvine group headed by neuroscientist Hans Keirstead is sending vitamins and wheelchairs to disadvantaged people in Africa. The UCI Africa Initiative aims to raise awareness about how small gestures can have a huge affect on Africans’ lives.
The Program in Nursing Science at UC Irvine has received accreditation for its bachelor of science program from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Its first graduates will get their degrees this month.
Four people have been selected to receive UC Irvine's most prestigious honor, the Medal, which annually confers lifelong recognition on those who have made exceptional contributions to the university's mission of teaching, research and public service.
UC Irvine has received its largest-ever renewal grant for $45 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to continue research dedicated to countering threats from bioterrorism agents and emerging infections.