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graduate students

The big residency reveal

For Match Day, we profile three graduating medical students on the cusp of starting their careers

Shane Coffield, UCI grad student in Earth System Science

Taming wildfires

UCI-created AI tool for predicting blaze size proves successful in Alaska; team now focuses on California

UCI engineering team creates biocatalyst for microbial production of useful commodities

Scientists have demonstrated that – in labs – microbes can be used as tiny biological factories to produce fuels, pharmaceutical drugs and other commodities from renewable resources. But achieving output on a commercially viable scale has proven elusive. A key barrier has been so-called cofactors – biocatalysts that spur enzymatic activity in cells – as […]

History and African American studies faculty receive three-year UC-HBCU Pathways Grant

Jessica Millward, UCI associate professor of history, and Tiffany Willoughby-Herard, UCI associate professor of African American studies, have received a three-year, $271,902 UC-HBCU Pathways Grant to partner with Morgan State University, a public and historically black research university in Baltimore. Administered by the UC Office of the President, the grants encourage UC faculty to actively […]

Nevin Graduate Endowment Fellowship recipient Leah Sanchez

From art to anthropology

By following her passions, Ph.D. student Leah Sanchez finds her academic niche

Visual studies Ph.D. student is named to 1804 List of Haitian American change-makers

Ella Turenne, a UCI Ph.D. student in visual studies, has been included among 26 change-makers on The Haitian Roundtable’s 1804 List for 2019. Named in honor of the year of that country’s independence, the list recognizes Haitian American leaders who have helped foster a better understanding of Haiti and the Haitian community. A journalist, poet […]

UCI astronomers help implement new sky surveying tool to shed light on dark energy

The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument aimed its robotic array of 5,000 fiber-optic eyes at the night sky for the first time recently to capture images showing its unique view of galaxy light. Mounted on a telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona, DESI was designed to explore the mystery of dark energy, which […]

Rena Beatrice Goldstein, who operates an “Ask a Philosopher” booth.
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Philosophy for the masses

Ph.D. student runs engaging kiosk at cafés and farmers market

David Liu, a Ph.D. student in UCI’s School of Education, stands in front of El Sol Science and Arts Academy of Santa Ana.

Pathway to a Ph.D.

Doctoral candidate David Liu faces the final hurdle: the dreaded dissertation defense

Students at Anteater Involvement Fair

Back to school: By the numbers

With Anteaters heading back to class, we take stock of new stats