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UCI Digest

A weekday newsletter roundup of UCI news, announcements and items of interest to the campus.

View past issues below.


May

May 5, 2022 – Why UCI mask rules vary; a high-tech Rubik’s Cube

May 4, 2022 – Why are COVID cases still up? #IamUCI 2022 debuts

May 3, 2022 – Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month; Title IX at 50

May 2, 2022 – War and mental health; unique sleep apnea treatments

April

April 29, 2022 – Avoiding BA.2 variant; AAAS inductees

April 28, 2022 – Drive Sober’ campaign; vaccine research award

April 27, 2022 – Are boosters worth it?; Orange County of the 1940s

April 26, 2022 – UCI Podcast: Twitter and free speech, Ph.D. and M.F.A. funding

April 25, 2022 – “COVID in Custody”; dishes that will knock you out

April 22, 2022 – Physicists measure up; what’s environmental humanities?

April 21, 2022 – New arts dean; a real fountain of youth?

April 20, 2022 – Denim Day; alum guides copyright office

April 19, 2022 – COVID Minute, environmental humanities

April 18, 2022 – Zot n Clothes; Turning Anteaters into plant eaters

April 15, 2022 – Are we safe from spring fever? Lauds & Laurels

April 14, 2022 – 1960s flashback; UCI COVID update; Alaskan smog study

April 13, 2022 – Vision visionary; COVID testing site hours updated

April 12, 2022 – Guggenheim Fellow named, student government elections

April 11, 2022 – Advertising and the pandemic; bariatric surgery

April 8, 2022 – Ulysses Jenkins’ moment; testing a novel Parkinson’s therapy

April 7, 2022 – Anti-cancer molecule; new law school dean

April 6, 2022 – Undergraduate experience survey opens, vaccinating adolescents

April 5, 2022 – Special volleyball court; inaugural Women’s Leadership Academy graduation

April 4, 2022 – COVID in wastewater; Kal Penn is commencement speaker

April 1, 2022 – Where we are with COVID; Gut-healthy meals

March

March 31, 2022 – New diversity hiring effort; women of BioSci

March 30, 2022 – UCI COVID metrics; 50 years of Title IX

March 29, 2022 – Grad rankings, ARC reopens

March 28, 2022 – Museum location revealed; spring quarter reminders

March 24, 2022 – One alum’s circuitous journey; student triumphs over misfortune

March 23, 2022 – COVID test reminder; Women’s History Month perspectives

March 22, 2022 – Chancellor’s “road to UCI,” Changes to campus COVID executive directives

March 21, 2022 – Student loan debt forgiveness; Persian studies blossom

March 18, 2022 – Chancellor’s March message; COVID symptom check update

March 17, 2022 – Helping Ukrainian scholars; bird-inspired robots

March 16, 2022 – Circadian rhythms, metabolism and addiction; staff scholarships

March 15, 2022 – Women’s basketball heads to first round, Experian credit monitoring extended

March 14, 2022 – At-home COVID tests; returning from spring break

March 11, 2022 – Campus mask rules end March 19; rare UCI Health distinction

March 10, 2022 – Commencement events set; meet UCI’s K-9 handler

March 9, 2022 – Combating healthcare ageism, COVID data research grant

March 8, 2022 – Women and allies in tech, Women’s basketball quarterfinals tomorrow

March 7, 2022 – Booster side effects, Student Health there for you

March 4, 2022 – Furry Friday, does an mRNA vaccine alter my genes or DNA?

March 3, 2022 – Mollusk teeth; Russia sanctions and UCI research

March 2, 2022 – What is an mRNA vaccine? Booster shot reminder

March 1, 2022 – Women in tech; UCI top Fulbright producer

February

Feb. 28, 2022 – Masking guidance, 2022 Emergency Paid Sick Leave

Feb. 25, 2022 – Campus support resources, ICWT celebrates 20 years

Feb. 24, 2022 – Modern nursing’s Black roots; UCI breaks applications record

Feb. 23, 2022 – Leveraging instructor strengths, antibiotic resistance

Feb. 22, 2022 – Last campus booster clinic Friday, inaugural Samueli wellness officer

Feb. 18, 2022 – African American Studies, collegiate esports leadership

Feb. 17, 2022 – Making Fitbits more useful; faculty explain critical race theory

Feb. 16, 2022 – Pioneering brain discovery, redesigned UC website

Feb. 15, 2022 – Institute for Precision Health launches, booster clinics open to households

Feb. 14, 2022 – Anteater love stories, COVID case decline continues

Feb. 11, 2022 – Face covering guidance, protocluster discovery

Feb. 10, 2022 – A new dean, finding Wi-Fi hotspots

Feb. 9, 2022 – UCI ranks high, undergrad reviewers

Feb. 8, 2022 – Prevent Zoombombing, COVID testing reminder

Feb. 7, 2022 – Boostered Anteaters, vetting N95 masks

Feb. 4, 2022 – Which mask is best, Black History Month perspectives

Feb. 3, 2022 – COVID brain fog, AI vs. ear problems

Feb. 2, 2022 – Booster clinics, asymptomatic testing

Feb. 1, 2022 – UCI expert on money, Black History Month

January

Jan. 31, 2022 – Booster importance, documentation due

Jan. 28, 2022 – In-person instruction criteria, resources and advice

Jan. 27, 2022 – Homecoming update; the vicissitudes of outdoor art

Jan. 26, 2022 – When to isolate or quarantine, life-changing bariatric program

Jan. 25, 2022 – Campus services and KN95s, Criminology ranked #1

Jan. 24, 2022 – Campus housing and in-person instruction updates

Jan. 21, 2022 – Face covering change explained, outpatient prostate cancer surgery

Jan. 20, 2022 – UCI to host Holocaust exhibit; Anteaters help bring Broadway back to life

Jan. 19, 2022 – UCI COVID Minute, transformative new research instrument

Jan. 18, 2022 – Employee test kits available, mega-events guide updated

Jan. 14, 2022 – Increasing diversity in clinical trials, inflation explained

Jan. 13, 2022 – Revised campus mask rules, MLK Day reflections

Jan. 12, 2022 – Student COVID-19 tests, booster deadline looms

Jan. 11, 2022 – Booster exemptions, how to get a test kit

Jan. 10, 2022 – Student services modifications, testing locations update

Jan. 7, 2022 – Remote instruction extended through Jan. 28, free at-home tests for employees

Jan. 6, 2022 – Booster timing if you just had COVID; masking tips

Jan. 5, 2022 – Jan. 31 booster deadline, gift card drawing

Jan. 4, 2022 – COVID testing, well-being services for employees

Jan. 3, 2022 – Omicron is here, Physicians of Excellence