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A South Pacific Root Could Be Promising Against Bladder Cancer

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Scientists are finding promise of a bladder cancer treatment -- one of the most common cancers in the U.S. -- in a South Pacific root called kava. ...

Ohio State Picks President From California

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | College

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University trustees picked a California educator as the school's next president Thursday, ending a search that bega...

Tyler Kingkade

'Walking Dead' Online Course Creators Reveal Results From Class | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

Just 2,203 of the 65,000 people who enrolled in a free online course based on AMC's hit TV show "The Walking Dead" made it all the way through to the ...

You Can Actually Take A College Class About 'The Walking Dead'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.04.2013 | College

The University of California, Irvine is offering an online course based on AMC's popular TV show "The Walking Dead." The massive open online course...

A $5 Million Instrument

AP | Posted 07.30.2013 | Arts

IRVINE, Calif. — An Irvine, Calif., concert violinist is playing sweet music on one of the rarest instruments in the world – a $5 million ...

UC Postdoctoral Researchers Deserve Equal Pay for Equal Work

Neal Sweeney | Posted 06.03.2013 | College
Neal Sweeney

Imagine the surprise of students on guest worker visas when, after arriving at UC, they are told that although the contract the union negotiated states that health care coverage is available to all postdocs, it will not be extended to them.

Visions of Europe: Unity & Division

Ruth Starkman | Posted 05.11.2013 | World
Ruth Starkman

What are the territorial and cultural boundaries of Europe? How do Europe's many competing theological, cultural, and political visions coexist today? What future will they bring?

No. 13 UCLA Beat UC Irvine In Overtime

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 11.14.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Jordan Adams scored 26 points, making all 16 of his free throws, and No. 13 UCLA edged UC Irvine 80-79 in overtime on Tuesday night in ...

Kathleen Miles

What You Didn't Know About Immigrants In Your 'Hood | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.08.2012 | Los Angeles

Ethnic diversity raises home values and lowers crime rates in Southern California communities, according to a new study. Researchers at UC Irvine s...

The Best Young Colleges

The Huffington Post | Anna Mazarakis | Posted 05.31.2012 | College

Today, the Times Higher Education magazine released the inaugural Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 list, which ranks the world's 100 best universit...

Repress U, Class of 2012: 7 Steps to a Homeland Security Campus

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.23.2012 | College
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Since 9/11, the homeland security state has come to campus just as it has come to America's towns and cities, its places of work and its houses of worship, its public space and its cyberspace.

PST: Best Kept Secret

Peter Clothier | Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts
Peter Clothier

Art schools -- and art departments -- typically enjoy their cyclical moments of greatness, and 1964-1971 was undoubtedly UC Irvine's. "Best Kept Secret" is a testament to that moment.

Dr. Daniel G. Amen: 'Going With The Crowd...Total Waste Of Neurons'

The Huffington Post | Debra Ollivier and Evan Allis | Posted 12.12.2011 | Fifty

For Daniel G. Amen -– psychiatrist, self-help advisor and medical director of the Amen Clinic –- the simple act of evaluating patients with the he...

Conviction of the "Irvine Ten" is Constitutionally Sound

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics
Alan Dershowitz

Ten students who set out to prevent Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren from speaking to students at the University of California Irvine campus have rightly been convicted of a California misdemeanor and sentenced to probation and a fine.

Dead Poets Society Lied: What the Movies Don't Teach You About Student Resistance

John Hrabe | Posted 11.25.2011 | Home
John Hrabe

Our natural reaction to contrasting views should always be to speak out ourselves, not shut our opponents up. Muslim students get the same First Amendment protections as Israeli ambassadors.

Protesters Want UC Student Regent Ousted Over Sexual Assault Allegations

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Protesters gathered at the University of California Board of Regents meeting Wednesday to call for UC Student Regent Jesse Cheng to step down. Cheng,...

100 UC Irvine Faculty Call on D.A. to Drop Charges Against Students Who Disrupted Israeli Ambassador's Talk

Jon Wiener | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jon Wiener

The students face criminal conspiracy charges and six months in jail if convicted.

UC Students Charged For Heckling Israeli Ambassador During Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Eleven University of California students have been charged for their involvement in disrupting a speech given by Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michae...

Is Heckling A Felony? | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Hecklers take note. A group of University of California students will learn next week whether they've been charged with criminal offenses for repea...

Rod Kurtz

Richard Branson Challenges Entrepreneurs To Be A 'Force For Good' | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.12.2011 | Small Business

With much of his attention focused on space exploration these days, Sir Richard Branson's ambitions literally know no boundaries. But he is also doing...

UC Irvine Admits Fried Chicken And Waffle Menu On MLK Day Was Insensitive

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Students at the University of California-Irvine were irked when an on-campus dining facility served fried chicken and waffles in honor of Martin Luthe...

UC-Irvine Upholds Suspension Of Muslim Group

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

IRVINE, Calif. — The University of California, Irvine has upheld its decision to suspend a campus Muslim group after some of its members disrupt...

PHOTOS: Conservatives "Deconstruct" US World & News College Rankings, Trash UCs

Lance Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams says it was created "to give conservatives powerful new weapon...

UC Irvine Muslim Group Appeals Suspension

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

IRVINE, Calif. — A Muslim student group has appealed its suspension by the University of California, Irvine over the disruption of the Israeli a...

UC Irvine Suspends Muslim Group Over Disruption

AP | JACOB ADELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

LOS ANGELES — A University of California, Irvine, disciplinary committee ruled that a Muslim student group should be suspended for at least a ye...