Grad student working on ‘superbug kryptonite’ wins UCI Grad Slam, will compete systemwide

Many insects are equipped with a natural defense mechanism against harmful pathogens: Their wings are covered with nanoscale spikes – 1,000 times thinner than a human hair – that kill bacteria and fungi cells. UCI’s 2019 winner of the University of California Grad Slam competition is mimicking these antimicrobial surfaces in the lab for potential […]

Campus Recreation partners with SoCal Special Olympics for flag football clinics

Campus Recreation has partnered with Special Olympics Southern California to train Special Olympics athletes in flag football. The first clinic took place Dec. 2 on Anteater Recreation Center fields. Campus Recreation officials hope this will be an ongoing partnership, with the ultimate goal of starting a Unified Sports flag football league, in which students can […]

Crew team to race in Henley Royal Regatta

The UCI men’s crew team will be racing in the U.K.’s Henley Royal Regatta for the first time in 39 years. The most famous regatta in the world, the invitation-only, five-day race is held on the River Thames by the town of Henley-on-Thames, England. “The Henley is very challenging to get into, and this group […]

UCI’s esports team wins national title in League of Legends College Championship

UCI defeated Columbia College to win the 2018 League of Legends College Championship on June 10. The second-seeded Anteaters beat their fifth-seeded rivals 3-0 in the tournament final held at Riot Games’ North American League of Legends Championship Series Arena in Los Angeles. “I feel really accomplished and happy that we were able to win […]

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Recognizing undergrad research

Annual symposium showcases work of more than 1,200 students

UCI defeats UCLA in Collegiate Go League final

The UCI Go Club defeated its rivals from UCLA to win the 2017-18 Collegiate Go League tournament final on April 28. UCI took two out of three games in the three-hour match, which was watched by more than 17,500 online spectators at Twitch.TV. On the first board, Shengjie Zhou, a UCI junior majoring in psychology, […]