Fulbright’s finest

UCI rates as top-producing school for prestigious international exchange program

3 UCI biologists are elected by the Ecological Society of America as 2017 fellows

Three faculty members in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology have been named 2017 fellows of the Ecological Society of America, the world’s largest community of professional ecologists, in recognition of their contributions to the field. Professor Travis Huxman was cited for advancing our understanding of plant ecophysiology, with fundamental work on the ecology […]

Presidential Early Career Award goes to Jenny Yang

Jenny Yang, UCI assistant professor of chemistry, has received a 2017 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists & Engineers, the U.S. government’s highest honor for science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. The president bestows the grants each year to encourage federally funded researchers to help advance the nation’s […]

Richard Schoen wins 2017 Wolf Prize in mathematics

Richard Schoen has been awarded the 2017 Wolf Prize in mathematics for his contributions to geometric analysis and the understanding of the interconnectedness of partial differential equations and differential geometry. The UCI professor of mathematics, who holds the department’s Excellence in Teaching Chair, is among eight Wolf Prize laureates this year from the United States, […]

2 UCI engineering professors included in 2016 class of National Academy of Inventors fellows

UCI engineering professors Michelle Khine and Enrique Lavernia have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors for 2016. The distinction is awarded to academics who’ve demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation with outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society. Lavernia is […]

Gary Singer

UCI Lauds & Laurels event will celebrate contributions of 19 prominent alumni

Gary Singer to receive Extraordinarius award for almost 40 years of exemplary service

Joining forces

Dalai Lama Scholar Andrew Hallak leads project to leverage UCI sustainability efforts

Grace Leekley wins Nicholas Aeberhard Award

Grace Leekley of the School of Social Sciences has received the Nicholas Aeberhard Award for outstanding freshmen who best exemplify student leadership, personal integrity, a dedication to academics, and involvement in campus and civic activities. In addition to maintaining a 3.76 GPA as a double major in sociology and political science, Leekley volunteered at the LBGT […]

UCI engineer garners Hydrologic Sciences Medal

The American Meteorological Society has awarded Efi Foufoula-Georgiou the 2017 Hydrologic Sciences Medal for “her pioneering contributions to the science of hydrometeorology and for visionary and sustained leadership in advancing interdisciplinary hydrologic research.” A UCI Distinguished Professor of civil & environmental engineering, Foufoula-Georgiou is considered one of the world’s leading hydrologists and water resources engineers. […]

UCI named among 3 healthiest colleges in West

Greatist, a website that promotes healthy, real-world lifestyles, has named UCI one of the three healthiest campuses in the western U.S. “UCI’s campus caters to people who love being outside,” the editors said, highlighting dedicated bike paths and the 71 sailing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding classes offered at Newport Beach’s Marina Park. Also getting a […]