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Almost Half of Students Offered Admission for Fall Quarter at UCI Are First-Generation

The University of California, Irvine will be bustling in September. The campus has offered admission to more than 36,000 freshmen and transfer students for the fall 2018 quarter while advancing the academic excellence, extracurricular engagement and...
11-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI awarded $5 million NSF grant to boost low-income engineering enrollment

Aiming to increase the number of low-income engineering students specializing in advanced manufacturing, University of California, Irvine has won a $5 million National Science Foundation grant that will provide scholarships to nearly 200 community...
5-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Heavy-Duty Emissions Must Be Eliminated to Halt Climate Change, UCI-Led Review Shows

To halt climate change in this century, heavy-duty infrastructure undergirding the world’s major economies must be redesigned – starting now – to ensure no increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. According to a UCI-led review due out...
28-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UCI Researcher Receives CIRM Funding for Stem Cell-Based Retina Therapy to Treat Blindness

California Institute of Regenerative Medicine funding to UCI researchers will support continued development of a stem cell-based therapy for vision-robbing eye diseases, such as retinitis pigmentosa and macular degeneration.
26-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ice loss in Antarctica is increasingly contributing to global sea level rise

Loss of ice in Antarctica has caused global sea levels to rise by 7.6 millimeters since 1992, with 40 percent of the increase happening in just the past five years, according to a team of 84 scientists, including discipline-leading experts from the...
13-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

To Forecast Winter Rainfall in the Southwest, Look to New Zealand in the Summer

El Niño was long considered a reliable tool for predicting future precipitation in the southwestern United States, but its forecasting power has diminished in recent cycles, possibly due to global climate change. In a study published today in...
13-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Founding professor of math donates personal, professional papers to UCI Libraries

The University of California, Irvine Libraries have received the personal papers and professional records of Edward O. Thorp, a founding professor of mathematics, hedge fund manager, blackjack player and author of The New York Times best-seller Beat...
12-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Richard J. Gannotta tapped to head UCI Health

Richard J. Gannotta, D.H.A., has been named CEO of UCI Health, overseeing Orange County’s only academic medical center and all clinical and patient-serving operations. His appointment was approved by the University of California Board of Regents.
11-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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