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Valerie Jenness Introduces UCI Dean Nancy Guerra

Dean Nancy Guerra is the dean of the School of Social Ecology and internationally known expert on youth development and violence prevention. She has spent decades in violence prevention research, leading numerous large scale projects. She was recently co-chair and... read more

Grant Fuels UCI Malaria Control Research In Africa

Grant Fuels UCI Malaria Control Research In Africa   A University of California, Irvine study on the impact of environmental changes on malaria control in sub-Saharan Africa has been awarded up to $9.6 million over seven years from the National Institute of... read more

April is Financial Literacy Month

UCI experts share five tips on smarter ways to spend, save, invest and manage money.   Student debt isn’t shameful –    For students, debt is a defining feature of economic life today, according to Annie McClanahan. No stranger to debt herself – having... read more

Dan Burk Wins Fulbright Cyber Security Award

The rise of internet technology has transformed the daily lives of people for the better. From education and commerce to healthcare and national security, cyberspace touches on nearly every sector. As the Internet has grown, however, its fragility and vulnerabilities... read more

UCI Launches Connected Learning Lab – Valerie Jenness

UCI Launches Connected Learning Lab      IRVINE, CALIF. MARCH 30, 2017 — The University of California, Irvine has launched the Connected Learning Lab (CLL), a new interdisciplinary hub dedicated to researching and putting into practice equitable... read more