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Jim Weatherall UCI prof explores the physics of Wall Street in new book

UCI prof explores the physics of Wall Street in new book


UCI researchers map new dimension in human auditory cortex

Findings have implications for hearing research and therapies for those with hearing and language deficits


Barbara Dosher Newest Chancellor’s and Distinguished professors join select group

Newest Chancellor’s and Distinguished professors join select group


Katie Dingeman-Cerda Dingeman-Cerda named 2012 Fletcher Jones Fellow

Honor carries $18,300 prize


Joanne Nucho Nucho named 2012 Chancellor’s Club Fellow

Honor recognizes UCI's best and brightest


Natalia Milovantseva Fulbright scholar hopes to foster safe recycling, disposal of outdated electronics

Fulbright scholar hopes to foster safe recycling, disposal of outdated electronics


Andrew Penner Penner named National Academy of Education Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow

Two-year fellowship will support travel and research on boys' academic disengagement


Treas earns research honors from Gerontological Society

Recognizes the sociologist’s work on incorporating immigrants


Bill Maurer Intel Science & Technology Center for Social Computing, co-led by anthropologist Bill Maurer, provides window into the future of social computing

Intel Science & Technology Center for Social Computing, co-led by anthropologist Bill Maurer, provides window into the future of social computing


Alejandro Morales Book by UCI Chicano/Latino studies prof turned documentary

The Brick People premiered in October in Irvine


Social sciences graduate programs earn top dollar funding, prestigious awards

2012 marks the highest grossing year for graduate grants and fellowships in social sciences


Bill Branch Breaking down the fiscal cliff

UCI macroeconomist explains its causes and consequences, should we go over


Sara Goodman Study on integration requirements earns honors for Goodman

Political science professor receives prize from APSA, publication in World Politics


Russell Dalton Dual honors for Dalton's Political Parties and Democratic Linkage

International agencies recognize political scientist's work on parties


Louis DeSipio Expert on the minority vote

DeSipio says the candidate with the minority vote wins the election


Jan Brueckner Check out video of Jan Brueckner being interviewed online by the LA Times

Jan Brueckner, economics professor and department chair, is featured in a video interview with the LA Times October 19, 2012


Jon Sprouse Sprouse receives early career award from LSA

Honor recognizes the cognitive scientist for work on syntactic theory


UCI money exhibition featured on PBS

Bill Maurer, anthropology and law professor and Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion director, is featured on PBS October 11, 2012


Bill Maurer Maurer talks about the future of mobile money

Maurer talks about the future of mobile money


U.S. voters are increasingly independent and undecided, says Dalton in new book

U.S. voters are increasingly independent and undecided, says Dalton in new book