Roxanne Varzi’s new novel, Last Scene Underground, portrays a modern Iran that’s rarely seen in the coverage of that country’s nuclear program and religious fundamentalism. The book tells of young, educated residents of Tehran who navigate their way through politics and art and in the process learn hard lessons about censorship, creativity and love. It was inspired by artists […]
Volunteering around the world, E.B. O’Malley ’78 actively engages in global friendships and the pursuit of peace.
UCI’s Institute for Money Technology and Financial Inclusion awarded $4.17 million from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Anthropology professor Bill Maurer takes the reins as associate dean in School of Social Sciences.
A U.S.-Egyptian research team including a UC Irvine cardiologist studied CT scans of mummies – a sampling of the elite in ancient Egypt – and found that almost half showed evidence of coronary atherosclerosis in one or more of the arteries supplying blood to the heart and brain.
Justin Richland, associate professor of criminology, law & society, anthropology and law, knew early on that he didn’t want a typical career. He found his niche in the Native American legal system.
Rachel Klemek ’91 smuggles healthy ingredients — and attitude — into her Blackmarket Bakery goods.
Indigenous cultural artifacts share space with family photos on the walls and shelves of Justin Richland’s UC Irvine office: kachina dolls, Hopi ceremonial rattles and a skate deck made by Lakota-owned Wounded Knee Skateboards. The items reflect ancient traditions as well as ways in which Native Americans are adapting their culture to the modern era. It’s […]
UCI anthropologist Angela Garcia studies rural drug addiction in her New Mexico hometown.