Social Sciences

Chancellor’s fall message

UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake welcomes students, faculty and staff to the fall 2010 quarter with a message on academic excellence.

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.

Mar Rodriguez

Women’s soccer star plays on world stage

UCI soccer star Mar Rodriguez represents Mexico in under-20 Women’s World Cup.

Lauren Collins

A new high

UCI track & field star Lauren Collins appears on cover of ‘Runner’s World.’

Researcher Joy Pixley

Balancing marriage and career

Study finds that patterns of decision making among dual-earner couples have predictable long-range outcomes.

Catching waves — on canvas

Alumnus Robb Havassy rides high in the gnarly world of surf art. Although he never took a painting class or intended to be an artist, he’s enjoying the kind of success some only dream about.

Honoring her heritage

First-generation college student Cheyenne Reynoso is intent on giving back to her Native American community.

UCI alumna Doreen Fang

UCI alum recalls billiard cues, tuna melts

Doreen Fang ’94, who recently competed on ‘The Next Food Network Star,’ is cooking up quite a career.

Fabio Milani

Exploring economic psychology

Irrational optimism or pessimism is linked to a majority of booms and busts occurring since the early 1970s.

Alumnus Chris Canfield

The game boy behind ‘Rock Band’

Can’t stop playing ‘Rock Band’ or ‘Guitar Hero II’? Blame your addiction on UC Irvine alumnus Chris Canfield, who helped create them.