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India’s Outsized Coal Plans Would Wipe Out Paris Climate Goals

India will not be able to meet its Paris climate agreement commitments in the coming years if it carries through with plans to construct nearly 370 coal-fired power plants, according to University of California, Irvine and CoalSwarm researchers.
25-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Skin Stem Cells Used to Generate New Brain Cells

Using human skin cells, University of California, Irvine neurobiologists and their colleagues have created a method to generate one of the principle cell types of the brain called microglia, which play a key role in preserving the function of neural...
24-Apr-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

With $1 Million Gift, UCI Aims to Become First University to Launch Rocket Into Space

University of California, Irvine students will “shoot for the moon” thanks to a $1 million gift from Base 11, a nonprofit STEM workforce development and entrepreneur accelerator. The “Moonshot Initiative” will establish a rocketry program at...
24-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI’s 24-Hour Online Fundraising Campaign Exceeds Goal

The University of California, Irvine’s first-ever Giving Day on April 12 raised $1.4 million within 24 hours – exceeding its goal of $1 million – to support students, research and innovative programs across campus.
17-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI to Dramatically Increase Its Use of Recycled Water

Aiming to greatly expand its use of recycled water, the University of California, Irvine is partnering with the Irvine Ranch Water District to convert the school’s central cooling plant to an environmentally friendly system that will conserve more...
5-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Manufacturing, Global Trade Impair Health of People with No Stake in Either

Irvine, Calif., March 29, 2017 – The latest products may bring joy to people around the globe, but academic researchers this week are highlighting the heightened health risks experienced by people in regions far downwind of the factories that...
29-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI’s Critical Theory Program Is No. 1 in U.S. News’ Graduate School Rankings


Irvine, Calif., March 14, 2017 — The University of California, Irvine’s critical theory program is No. 1 in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual graduate school rankings, and 10 other fields of advanced study at UCI are rated in the top 25...
14-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI Newkirk Center for Science & Society Named Home for National Registry of Exonerations


Irvine, Calif., March 14, 2017 — The University of California, Irvine Newkirk Center for Science & Society is now the institutional home for the National Registry of Exonerations, the internationally recognized repository of information and...
14-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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