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UCI’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Susan and Henry Samueli give $50 million to UCI’s engineering school

Gift launches Engineering+ research institutes on health, society and the environment

UC Irvine-led interdisciplinary team delves into a heated debate about humidity

Under climate change, moist heat stress is expected to worsen public health outcomes

Cassandra Coblentz, guest curator of Langson IMCA’s upcoming exhibition “Indefinitely Wild: Preserving California’s Natural Resources,” admires Detlef Sammann’s 1915 “Del Monte Forest.”

‘Indefinitely Wild’

Art exhibition contrasts pristine California landscapes with reality of development

For Phase 1 of the EPA’s Environmental Justice Video Challenge for Students, UCI team members created maps pinpointing soil lead contamination hot spots in Santa Ana; the red areas above show where the dirt contains unhealthy levels of the metal. Following Phase 2 of the competition, UCI students and community activists are partnering in a project to use plants and fungus to remove lead from affected locations.

Meeting the environmental justice challenge

UCI graduate students honored by EPA for bioremediation project video

Scientists discover a way Earth’s atmosphere cleans itself

UC Irvine chemist helped shed light on the formation of an air-clearing molecule

Jun Wu

Exposure to green space linked to reduced risk of postpartum depression

Tree coverage, physical activity intensify effect, UCI-led study finds

F. Sherwood Rowland (left) and Mario Molina, here in their UCI lab in the early 1970s, discovered how the ozone layer was being destroyed.

How UCI saved the ozone layer

Research by F. Sherwood Rowland and Mario Molina is at the heart of a recent U.N. report that the ozone hole is closing

Scenic photo of UCI campus in foreground and city of Irvine in background

UC Irvine’s School of Social Ecology launches Climate and Urban Sustainability Program

Program goal is to solve complex environmental challenges

UCI researchers discover crucial role of brain’s striatum cilia in time perception

Results reveal possible new therapeutic targets for mental and neurological disorders

UCI professor describes how to develop a circular electronic device, e-waste economy

Closing the persistent gap between the benefits of electronic devices and their toxic waste requires innovations in natural resource recovery, regulatory policies and consumer participation, according to Oladele Ogunseitan, UC Presidential Chair and UCI professor of population health and disease prevention. In an article recently published online in the journal One Earth, he discusses how […]