Social Ecology

New interim head of student affairs Thomas Parham

New interim vice chancellor for student affairs

Thomas Parham, new interim vice chancellor for student affairs, has long history of social advocacy, community service and youth empowerment.

A homeless woman shows Yu a pamphlet she's been reading

Student group pedals kindness

Twice a month, a group of UC Irvine students bike to Santa Ana to feed the homeless. Their goal: building relationships.

UCI seismologist Lisa Grant Ludwig

Finding more temblors along the fault

UCI seismologist Lisa Grant Ludwig finds far more frequent earthquakes along the San Andreas fault.

Susan Turner

What happens after parole?

UCI professor Susan Turner studies crime and punishment to help state policymakers develop prison and parole programs based on effectiveness — not emotion or politics.

Susan Turner

Just the facts

Susan Turner’s office at UC Irvine looks as cheerful as a kindergarten classroom, with a bright mural of butterflies painted by her mother and a vase filled with flowers crafted from beads. Her surroundings belie the often grim task at hand: researching crime and punishment. As director of UCI’s Center for Evidence-Based Corrections and a criminology, law […]

Helping in Honduras

Student volunteers with UCI Global Brigades participate in public health, sanitation projects.

Cracking down on white-collar crime

Corporate crooks pose greater threat to society than street hoodlums, says UCI’s Henry Pontell.

Elizabeth Loftus

Lawyers tend to be overconfident, study finds

Study co-authored by UCI’s Elizabeth Loftus finds lawyers overly optimistic about case outcomes.

Keeping the Mexican coast clear

UCI’s Sharon Stern and colleagues are helping a Mexican coastal village preserve a coral reef by better managing its wastewater.

UCI's Katie Pine

Back-to-basics childbirth

UCI’s Katie Pine seeks to improve U.S. maternity care with a Public Impact Fellowship.