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Research A to Z

Research A to Z

Life-changing undergraduate opportunity lets students explore, invent and experiment with everything from robotic coats to a video game of the human digestive tract By Roy Rivenburg Using tiny electrical shocks and a miniature maze, one undergraduate trained fruit flies as part of an experiment to test cinnamon’s effects on Alzheimer’s […]

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Outside the Box

Outside the Box

Director of UCI’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program prods students to learn from the world beyond the classroom By Anna Lynn Spitzer Said Shokair was supposed to be a doctor. His high school test scores qualified him for medical school, which he entered at age 17 in his native Syria. But […]

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What is a Dean?

What is a Dean?

When people think of a Dean, they usually think of a disciplinary administrator in a high school setting, someone that is rarely seen unless there is an issue that needs to be solved. Some may even think of the Dean at a university and compare their duties to that of […]

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Announcing the Blum Center’s Upcoming Poverty Magazine

Announcing the Blum Center’s Upcoming Poverty Magazine

The Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation is currently in the process of creating a poverty magazine geared towards bridging the engagement of the community with the resources of the campus as well as incorporating visual and artistic elements with the intent of adding dimensionality to the understanding of poverty. The […]

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Social Media Audits and Developing Stories over Lunch

Social Media Audits and Developing Stories over Lunch

“At the Social Media Lunch, I gained a wealth of valuable tips and tricks for optimizing social media components of our program’s marketing strategy. The material was pitched at just the right levels of informative and fun/casual. I look forward to attending future events!” – Alyssa Stanford “These social media […]

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Student Delivers Hope to Hospital in Homeland

Student Delivers Hope to Hospital in Homeland

By Alec Rosenberg, UC Newsroom Photo credit: Sam Sandweiss UC Irvine student Lydia Natoolo’s efforts to help Atutur Hospital in her homeland of Uganda are improving care for the community. Natoolo (left) visits in Atutur with a mother who has HIV/AIDS and her baby who does not have HIV. If […]

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Excellent Writing Starts With Excellent Writing Specialists

Excellent Writing Starts With Excellent Writing Specialists

The Center for Excellence in Writing and Communication, or the Writing Center, advocates excellent writing and communication skills that will follow a student well past their college experience. Strong writing and communication skills are crucial for personal and professional survival. These skills are necessary for individuals to think through issues […]

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Communicating Culture through Social Media, over Brunch

Communicating Culture through Social Media, over Brunch

“The Social Media Brunch was fun, engaging and exciting learning experience. I look forward to the next one.” – Gloria Simpson, Program Manager, International Studies, Institute for International, Global & Regional Studies (IIGaRS) “The Social Media Brunch was so much more than I was expecting! My colleagues and I left […]

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service awards

Anteater Insights: Iain Grainger and Sandra Campero recognized for their excellence in leadership.

Winners of the 2016 Excellence in Leadership Award, Sandra Campero of University Advancement and Iain Grainger of UCI Media Services, share snapshots of their careers, leadership and management styles, mentors and advice for success at UCI in a short questionnaire. Iain Grainger Title: Director of UCI Media Services, Director of […]

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