Chieh Huang, percussionist and Ph.D. student in the dept. of music at UCI.

Championing culture through musical composition

Doctoral student is paying homage to an endangered language through her dissertation

The Loh Down on Science logo and 6 students who are writers on the show

Science made simple – in Spanish

Prompted by UCI grad student, popular radio podcast goes bilingual, starting with series on the pandemic

Andrea Kristell Medrano is a first-gen third-year student who won the Hannah J. Caldwell Endowed Student Award for Undergraduate Studies and the Humanities Associates Endowment for the International Center for Writing and Translation award.

Bilingual booster

First-gen senior majoring in both education sciences and Spanish hopes to become an academic counselor in low-income communities

Diverse linguistic environment boosts brain sensitivity to new learning, UCI study finds

Exposure alone may confer some benefits of bilinguality on single-language speakers

Keeping a language alive

New classes aim to revive endangered dialect of Western Armenia

Cross-pollinating the future

New dean believes interdisciplinary humanities are key to addressing complex contemporary problems

Education professor gets $1.4 million to study kids’ Spanish-English language transfer skills

Young-Suk Kim, UCI professor of education, has been awarded a $1.4 million, four-year grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to explore children’s Spanish-English language transfer skills. “In kindergarten through 12th grade, English learners are the fastest-growing student population,” Kim said. “This study will systematically investigate how children’s first-language skills are related to their second-language […]