Alum Jordan Edmunds named a Hertz Fellow

Jordan Edmunds, who earned bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering and biological sciences at UCI in 2018 before becoming a doctoral student in electrical engineering & computer sciences at UC Berkeley, has been named a 2019 fellow by the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing groundbreaking applied science with real-world benefits […]

Taking on tumors

UCI Ph.D. student wins Public Impact Distinguished Fellowship for her efforts to develop a cancer vaccine

Associate professor of education Drew Bailey is named Jacobs Foundation Research Fellow

Drew Bailey, UCI associate professor of education, has been selected as a 2019-2021 Jacobs Foundation Research Fellow. The highly competitive global fellowship program lets early- and midcareer recipients in all scholarly disciplines concentrate on projects to improve child and youth development. Bailey’s work focuses on the processes underlying the stability of individual differences in youngsters’ […]

Soroosh Sorooshian is elected a fellow of the International Union of Geodesy & Geophysics

Soroosh Sorooshian, director of UCI’s Center for Hydrometeorology & Remote Sensing and Distinguished Professor of civil & environmental engineering and Earth system science, has been elected a fellow of the International Union of Geodesy & Geophysics. A renowned expert in water resources engineering, Sorooshian has vast experience working with global organizations and looking at the […]

Biomedical engineering graduate student wins American Heart Association fellowship

Courtney Carlson, a second-year doctoral student in biomedical engineering, has won a two-year fellowship from the American Heart Association. She will receive $53,000 from the AHA in support of her research project, which involves creating cells that can record their own developmental history in their DNA and then optimizing those cells to study congenital heart disease. […]

Assistant professor of drama wins NEH grant

Tara Rodman, UCI assistant professor of drama, has won a 2018 Fellowship for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The $60,000 grant will enable her to research and write a book about the international career of Japanese dancer and choreographer Ito Michio (1893-1961). The Fellowships for Advanced Social […]

Political science alumna awarded prestigious Thomas Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

After a nationwide competition, Samantha Ku, a 2018 UCI graduate in political science, has been selected to receive a 2019 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the prestigious award is administered by the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Ku is currently […]

UCI announces 2018-19 Hellman Fellows

Seven early-career faculty members receive funding to support research

National Academy of Education names UCI sociologist Paul Hanselman a Spencer Fellow

Paul Hanselman, UCI assistant professor of sociology, has been named a 2018 National Academy of Education Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow. The honor, which includes $70,000 in grant funding and is awarded annually to 30 early-career scholars engaged in critical areas of education research, supports Hanselman’s study of conditions fostering a growth mindset in school-age students. “Recent […]

Hawaiian native Noah Patterson Hanohano Dolim is a graduate student in History.

No place like home

Hawaii native ventures to mainland in hopes of making island history mainstream