Staff

Mary Amasia with her prototype anthrax detection system

Identifying a killer

Doctoral student Mary Amasia’s anthrax detection system permits a more rapid response to a deadly disease.

biometric device to read hand prints of members

Access recreation center with just a touch

Palm-reading technology allows Anteater Recreation Center members to check in without breaking a sweat.

Jim Danziger

Danziger inspires, blazes trails at UCI

Political science professor Jim Danziger is a research pioneer and student favorite.

M.A. Douglas

$21 million gift names hospital

A posthumous gift from a man who values included integrity and service completes fundraising for UC Irvine Medical Center and renames the new hospital.

Quantum mechanics of dance

Undergraduate dance student blends quantum physics and dance in production for upcoming Physical Graffiti show.

Tom Boellstorff

Anthropology in Second Life

Anthropology professor Tom Boellstorff explores Second Life and finds his fellow avatars eager to talk about their virtual world experiences.

Studying kids at home alone

Graduate student Maria Parente studies the effect of unsupervised after-school settings for children.

UC Irvine Student Center

Student Center design turns green to gold

UC Irvine Student Center earns kudos for its Earth-friendly design and construction, and it’s healthy for students, too.

Jennifer Bates undergoes an ultrasound 26 weeks

A new measure of babies’ health

Current guidelines for normal fetal growth don’t align with the ethnic diversity of the childbearing population. UC Irvine researchers will share a $1.7 million grant to devise new definitions.

Claudia Czimczik

Working the Amazon soil

Earth scientist Claudia Czimczik digs in Peru for new dirt on global warming.