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What Obama’s presidency means to UCI research

Barack Obama swept into the presidency on a platform of change, one that includes a number of scientific policy and research issues. As a major research university, UC Irvine is deeply involved in some of these key areas – stem cells, global warming and alternative energy, to name a few. Research vice chancellor Susan Bryant discusses how changes made in Washington, D.C., and Sacramento, especially during the current economic crisis, will impact research efforts at UCI.

WALL-E

Robots and superheroes: taking science public

James Hicks and Michael Dennin could tell you a story about the ontogeny of cardiovascular regulation in reptiles and Langmuir monolayers. Or they could talk to you about the science of WALL-E and Superman.

Civil rights pioneer addresses UCI community

Civil rights attorney Lani Guinier calls for continued work toward a more just and equal society in MLK week speech at UC Irvine.

‘Eaters’ eyes on the Capitol

UC Irvine community shares thoughts about the inauguration of Barack Obama.

UC Irvine students march in solidarity with Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream

Keeping King’s dream alive

Roundup of events for Martin Luther King Jr. birthday and following week

Frank LaFerla

Institute for Brain Aging and Dementia gets new chief

Neurobiologist Frank LaFerla is taking the reins of the UC Irvine Institute for Brain Aging & Dementia, hoping to boost clinical offerings and move forward with a new building dedicated to Alzheimer’s disease research.

Construction at UCI

A year of growth, achievement

The year has been exciting and rewarding for UC Irvine – from promising new research collaborations to impactful breakthroughs, dedicated outreach projects, diverse cultural activities, continued campus growth and athletic success.

Stacey Murren, Antoinette Saenz, Mike Davis and Ken Ezell.

State lauds UCI’s transportation program

Parking & Transportation Services at UC Irvine has earned the state’s most prestigious environmental honor – a 2008 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award – for its efforts promoting green commuting and public transportation.

A student juggles apples while registering to vote

UCI election events

There’s no shortage of political opinion at UC Irvine, and a number of campus groups and student organizations have organized events where those opinions can be heard.

Karen Cahill

Shaping the Future campaign launched

Sparking breakthrough discoveries and tackling issues of importance to people in their daily lives is the goal of UC Irvine’s $1 billion fundraising campaign.