KEYWORD

community engagement

UCI vice chancellor speaks at Compton High School on higher ed opportunities

Visit is part of continuing effort to further increase diversity among UC undergrads

Dr. Moyra Smith

Making research relevant

Institute for Clinical & Translational Science is committed to transforming ideas into medical reality

Sarah Choi

With type 2 diabetes, family matters

UC Irvine assistant professor of nursing science Sarah Choi works with Orange County’s Korean community to improve care for the chronic disease by involving patients’ family and friends.

Daniel Keady, Andrew Le, and Denise Dabu

Taking research to the community

UCI’s new Orange County Center for Community Health Research provides a framework for community-based groups to organize their own research on issues – such as childhood obesity, diabetes and poverty – that affect populations they serve.

Victor Becerra

Connecting campus to the community

Living Our Values staff award winner Victor Becerra connects the campus with the community.

Honoring her heritage

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

Bringing hope and health to Duroville

A dusty trailer-home park near the Salton Sea may seem like an unconventional venue for medical education, but to a group of UC Irvine students, it’s ideal. At Duroville — a 40-acre tract in the Coachella Valley that’s home to some 4,000 mostly Latino farmworkers and laborers — they’re providing essential healthcare to an impoverished […]

Michelle Spooner

Setting the stage for hope

In the lounge of a UC Irvine Greek house, a dozen students from Alpha Phi and Sigma Phi Epsilon practice a number from “A Chorus Line,” gamely trying to stay in step, sing in harmony and avoid bumping into the furniture. For months, they’ve been rehearsing for “Greek Songfest,” a Broadway-style revue starring more than […]