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46 percent of UC Irvine graduates receiving bachelor’s degrees are first-generation students

More than 8,200 students and their families will attend University of California, Irvine commencement ceremonies between Friday, June 16, and Tuesday, June 20, in the campus’s Bren Events Center. Overall, UCI will grant 8,966 degrees to 8,507...
7-Jun-2023 5:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bilingual, digital health tool helps reduce alcohol use, UC Irvine-led study finds

An automated, bilingual, computerized alcohol screening and intervention health tool is effective in reducing alcohol use among Latino emergency department patients in the U.S., according to a study led by the University of California, Irvine....
7-Jun-2023 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nursing home dementia residents’ care linked to majority presence, UC Irvine-led study finds

The quality of care for nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias is best when they are in the majority, but most facilities also accommodate a heterogeneous population, where specialized staff training is limited,...
6-Jun-2023 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Susan and Henry Samueli give $50 million to UC Irvine’s engineering school

The creation of three new multidisciplinary research institutes in The Henry Samueli School of Engineering is being made possible by a $50 million gift from Susan and Henry Samueli to the University of California, Irvine. Unified under the banner...
5-Jun-2023 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New research may explain why, despite “the munchies”, frequent cannabis users are leaner than non-users

Despite getting “the munchies”, people who frequently use cannabis are leaner and less prone to diabetes than those who don’t. University of California, Irvine researchers have now uncovered a possible explanation for this paradox – and...
1-Jun-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UC Irvine-led interdisciplinary team delves into a heated debate about humidity

As climate change increases the severity, frequency and duration of heat waves around the world, researchers at the University of California, Irvine and other institutions are sounding an alarm about what they consider to be an added threat to human...
31-May-2023 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UC Irvine-led study finds Medicaid telemedicine coverage boosted use, healthcare access

Medicaid telemedicine coverage between 2013 and 2019 was associated with significant growth in telemedicine use and improved healthcare access, while private policies did not have such an association, according to a study led by the University of...
31-May-2023 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UC Irvine names new vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion

Dyonne Bergeron – an accomplished higher education leader in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion; academic affairs; and student affairs – has been named chief diversity officer and vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion at...
25-May-2023 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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