UCI's new Orange County Center for Community Health Research provides a framework for community-based groups to organize their own research on issues – such as childhood obesity, diabetes and poverty – that affect populations they serve.
In the past year, UC Irvine students, staff and faculty have stepped up in the face of continuing budget challenges and fee increases with innovation, drive and talent. The result? Research breakthroughs, national honors, global outreach, sports firsts – even a Guinness world record. Here are some top 2010 stories.