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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 […]

Foster care children at much greater risk of physical, mental health problems

Large-scale study co-authored by UCI sociologist is first of its kind

Today’s parents spend more time with their kids than moms and dads did 50 years ago

Trend is most pronounced among the better-educated, UCI study finds

Democracy in action

UCI’s Louis DeSipio and David Meyer put presidential politics into perspective

Planning a BIG Welcome Week

UCI opens its classrooms to the largest-ever incoming class of freshmen, transfer students

Meet the mentors

UCI professors who were also first-generation students form support system

39-cent-per-gallon jet fuel fee would yield $117 million a year in environmental benefits

Surcharge would reduce airline consumption, lower carbon emissions, UCI study finds

Beauty is as beauty does

UCI sociologists find that grooming habits affect women’s salaries more than men’s

Looking beyond stroke

Language model developed by UCI cognitive scientist could aid survivors with impaired communication skills