UCI News

Orange County Business Journal, June 14, 2016
UCI honored for off-campus work
The Association of California Cities-Orange County recently honored the University of California, Irvine with a Golden Hub of Innovation award for its “Fifty for 50 Campus Challenge: A Celebration of Community Engagement at UCI.” UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman’s strategic plan includes more engagement with the local community through sharing campus resources.

Quanta Magazine, June 14, 2016
Have physicists discovered a new boson?
The paper, originally posted on the scientific preprint site arxiv.org, went unnoticed for nearly a year before theoretical particle physicists at the University of California, Irvine, stumbled across it. They parsed the experimental results and theorized that the new particle, if it exists, in turn implies the existence of a fifth force of nature (the four known forces being gravity, electromagnetism and the strong and weak nuclear forces).

Business Insider, June 14, 2016
Here’s what Hyperloop pods could one day look like
HyperXite
, which hails from University of California, Irvine, is focused mainly on solving rush hour challenges. The team’s design can fit 28 people and will be able to withstand harsh weather conditions. HyperXite was one of three teams who won the Pod Technical Excellence Award at Design Weekend.

Lifescript, June 15, 2016
Making sense of a prostate cancer diagnosis
As a result, it’s important not to make any hasty decisions when it comes to treatment, adds urologic surgeon and robotic-surgery specialist Thomas Ahlering, M.D., vice chair of the department of urology at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. “You need to do your homework and pick the best doctor and approach for yourself,” he says.

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