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Loyola Marymount's big inning does in Anteaters

Tommy Cheek and David Edwards each had two RBI in a four-run seventh inning, and Loyola Marymount rolled to a 7-2 nonconference baseball victory Tuesday night over UC Irvine at Page Stadium.


Tue Apr 15, 2014


Should She Stay or Should She Go? The Debate Over Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Retirement

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 81 years old. She stands just over 5 feet tall and tips the scales at a hefty 100 pounds .


Related Topix: US News, State of the Union, US Politics, Barack Obama, Liberal Political News

PhysOrg Weblog

Modified stem cells offer potential pathway to treat Alzheimer's disease

UC Irvine neurobiologist Mathew Blurton-Jones helped find that increasing the production of the enzyme neprilysin, which breaks down amyloid-beta, led to lower activity in Alzheimer's disease brains.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research


How to deal with jerks

Many of us would agree that the guys we see screaming at each other on cable TV are assholes .


Related Topix: Irvine, CA


Fruits of the #Dropdropbox Campaign: Uc Irvine Should Immediately...

FRUITS OF THE #DROPDROPBOX CAMPAIGN: UC Irvine Should Immediately Rescind Its Invitation to 2014 Commencement Speaker Barack Obama.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

New University

Spring Elections: Nikki Kathuria for Academic Affairs VP Profile

Nikki Kathuria, a third-year human biology major and Campus- Wide Honors student, has explored many venues in academic involvement both on and off campus.



Are People Born Nice or Nasty?

The research from the University at Buffalo and the University of California, Irvine, published in Psychological Science , tested the genes of 711 people .


Related Topix: SUNY Buffalo, Irvine, CA

WHEC-TV Rochester

Obama to speak at West Point graduation in May

President Barack Obama will give the commencement address at this year's graduation ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.


Related Topix: United States Military Academy, Irvine, CA, United States Naval Academy, Ohio State University, Morehouse College

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Older Patients at Risk After Colon Surgery

Patients 65 years or older are at increased risk of suffering complications after colorectal cancer surgeries, according to a new study published in JAMA Surgery .


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer

BioResearch Online

UCI Team Discovers Bone Marrow Stem Cells' Potential In Stroke Recovery

Bone marrow stem cells may help in stroke recovery , according to a team of researchers from the University of California, Irvine's Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center.


Related Topix: Circulation, Medicine, Health

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Lateral hires with tenure 2013-14

*John Borrows from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities back to the University of Victoria.


Related Topix: Princeton University, New York University, University of Minnesota, University of Southern California, St. Louis, MO

The Wave

UCI cancer center's new director pushes for fast treatments

Dr. Richard Van Etten, the new director of UC Irvine Medical Center's Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, aims to ramp up an experimental therapeutics program that will allow more Orange County residents to access new cancer drugs through participation in early-phase clinical trials.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Orange County, CA, Smoking

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Lantern

The interim: Ohio State sails on in year of transition

Ohio State is in some ways like a ship: the president is the captain, administrators are the crew and students are the passengers, along for the ride.


Related Topix: Irvine, CA

The Honolulu Advertiser

No. 4 Cal Poly extends Hawaii's losing streak to 5

No. 4 Cal Poly held Hawaii to five hits and pieced together enough offense to pull out a 4-3 victory on Saturday night at Les Murakami Stadium.


Fri Apr 11, 2014


Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome

Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame.


Related Topix: Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome), Health, University of Notre Dame, Saint Louis University, Medicine, Rheumatology

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Showcasing UCSD's theater aces

UCSD MFA candidates Kristin Idaszak and Jeff Augustin, both of whom were honored recently by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, are among the playwrights whose works will be produced in the Wagner New Play Festival.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, UC San Diego, New York University, University of San Diego

Los Angeles Poetry Examiner's Friday Pick: The Angelean tone of Amelie Frank

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Amelie Frank received her degree in English with a Creative Writing Emphasis from U.C. Irvine.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Los Angeles County, CA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Study stretches past Tiger Mom theory to probe Asian-American student success

In Canada, statistics show that second-generation children of immigrants outperform their native-born peers.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Family, Kids, Irvine, CA

Opinion: Linking hip hop to criminality - a bad rap?

Charis E. Kubrin is an associate professor of criminology, law and society at UC Irvine.


Related Topix: University of Richmond, Opinion


Clinical Research Forum announces top 10 clinical research achievements awards

The Clinical Research Forum has announced the winners of its third annual Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Awards.


Related Topix: Best of 2007, UC Los Angeles, Irvine, CA, Kidney Cancer, Health, Leukemia