Society & Community

Better parenting is in the cards

UCI startup incubator helps doctoral student market innovative game promoting life skills

A guest lecturer with gravitas

Chancellor Howard Gillman, an expert on free speech, addresses literary journalism class studying it

UCI to mark Stem Cell Awareness Day with Oct. 30 lab tour, lecture

Talk will address intersection of politics and science, need to renew research funding

Green gastronomy

UCI students create sustainability cookbook of delicious, no-guilt recipes for peers

The American Dream Personified

From helping homeless youths to leading California’s community college system, UCI alumni are living out the American dream in myriad ways. Tenacious, intelligent and driven, they have overcome adversity to achieve their visions and make a difference in their communities and in the world. Below, we explore just a small sampling of the fascinating success stories created by UCI graduates.

UCI earns status as sustainability leader among U.S. universities

Campus nets No. 1 spot in Sierra’s ‘Cool Schools’ ranking, STARS Platinum rating

A pipeline to higher education

Now 25 years old, UCI’s Summer Scholars Transfer Institute continues to empower local community college students

10 years of olive branches

Program focused on Middle East tensions has spread to other campuses, conflicts

UCI sociologist to be part of first national effort to analyze school choice approaches

Andrew Penner, UCI associate professor of sociology, will be part of the first national effort to study how different approaches to school choice, such as voucher programs and charter schools, can better serve disadvantaged students. The National Center for Research on Education Access & Choice has been established with a $10 million grant from the […]

Education professor gets $1.4 million to study kids’ Spanish-English language transfer skills

Young-Suk Kim, UCI professor of education, has been awarded a $1.4 million, four-year grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to explore children’s Spanish-English language transfer skills. “In kindergarten through 12th grade, English learners are the fastest-growing student population,” Kim said. “This study will systematically investigate how children’s first-language skills are related to their second-language […]