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Now You Just Need to Remember to Exercise!

People who include a little yoga or tai chi in their day may be more likely to remember where they put their keys. Researchers at the University of California, Irvine and Japan’s University of Tsukuba found that even very light workouts can...
24-Sep-2018 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Most Preschool Math, Literacy Apps Not Designed to Help Children Learn, UCI Study Finds

Most literacy and math educational apps for preschoolers are not designed to help youngsters actually learn, according to a new study from the University of California, Irvine. Few incorporate features informed by evidence-based best teaching...
19-Sep-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New School of Thought

If it’s been a while since you were in college, the rules are changing: Students may now be required to talk to each other, check their cellphones or trade notes. Professors often no longer lecture from a podium. It’s all part of active...
18-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Skills-Focused Preschool Programs Better at Boosting School Readiness

The nation’s most commonly used preschool educational curricula – “whole-child” – do not appear to be any more effective at improving children’s academic, social or behavioral outcomes than instructional materials developed by teachers...
11-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI ranked highest-ever 7th among public universities by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report has rated the University of California, Irvine the seventh-best public university in the country in its 2019 Best Colleges evaluation, released today. UCI also placed 33rd among all American universities – public and...
10-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI-led Study Reveals Communication Among Organs, Tissues Regulating Body’s Energy

An international research team led by the University of California, Irvine has identified a system of communication networks that exists among organs and tissues that regulate metabolism. Findings from their study provide, for the first time, a...
5-Sep-2018 9:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI-Led Research Identifies Properties of Stem Cells That Determine Cell Fate

Researchers from the University of California, Irvine have identified intrinsic cell properties that influence the fate of neural stem cells, affecting what type of brain cell they will form: neurons, astrocytes, or oligodendrocytes. This discovery...
5-Sep-2018 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI Is Ranked Third Among Nation’s Best-Value Colleges by Money

Acknowledging the University of California, Irvine’s stellar blend of accessible, high-quality education and alumni success, Money magazine has ranked it No. 3 on its 2018 list of the “50 best colleges in the U.S.”
13-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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