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2013-12-06 15:08:40

Findings by UCI, German researchers could aid in saving sight of millions Groundbreaking new findings by UC Irvine and German chemists about how cataracts form could be used to help prevent the world’s leading cause of blindness, which currently affects nearly 20 million people worldwide. “That’s the dream, and this is a big step,” said Rachel Martin, UC Irvine associate professor of chemistry and co-author of a paper featured on the December cover of the journal Structure....

2013-12-03 12:30:18

Designed to Meet Unprecedented Demand in Career Field IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Designed to meet the need for a new breed of employees who are skilled at using a blend of science, art and business to leverage the ever expanding amount of data from a variety of sources into a competitive advantage, the University of California, Irvine Extension is offering a new data science certificate program online for winter quarter 2014. The program provides the skills required...

2013-12-02 12:29:48

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of California, Irvine Extension is offering a free webinar titled, "Social Media and Internet Audience Profiling: How to Affordably Research Your Customers Online," to provide participants with insight on how to affordably conduct research to reach online customers. Held on Tuesday, Dec. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST, the webinar will be hosted by UC Irvine Extension course instructor Mike Moran. An accompanying...

2013-11-21 12:31:29

Free Webinar on Optical Engineering & Design Provides Latest Developments in Growing Field IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University of California, Irvine Extension will offer two new online courses, "Optomechanical Systems Engineering," and "Introduction to Radiometry: The Propagation and Measurement of Optical Radiant Energy," from Jan. 13 through March 23. Participants of "Optomechanical Systems Engineering" will gain further knowledge towards the development of...

2013-11-18 12:26:12

Design Contest and Partnership with 99designs Explores Issues, Opportunities of Crowdsourcing Graphic Design Tasks IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Crowdsourcing has created new opportunities--and new challenges--for the fields of marketing and graphic design. In October, UC Irvine Extension, the continuing education arm of the University of California, Irvine, decided to explore these issues publicly by partnering with design crowdsourcing site 99designs (www.99designs.com) for...

2013-11-15 23:05:02

William C. Wilson, MD, former vice chairman and chief of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine at University of California, San Diego, has been named Director of Critical Care Services at UC Irvine Health system. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 William C. Wilson, MD, former vice chairman and chief of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine at University of California, San Diego, has been named Director of Critical Care Services at UC Irvine Health system. Dr. Wilson oversees the adult...

2013-10-17 08:29:07

Expanded Team Provides 24/7 Stroke Care Using the Most Advanced Minimally Invasive Techniques and State-of-the-Art Technology LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Saddleback Memorial has established an exclusive partnership with UC Irvine Heath to offer comprehensive stroke care to Orange County residents. Through this new collaboration, Saddleback Memorial has added to its team of world-class neurointerventional physicians and surgeons and has expanded its...

2013-10-04 16:20:52

University leaders share best practices for a sustainable campus community; Launch 'Pledge to Reduce Waste' Campaign PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ARAMARK, a leader in providing dining and facilities management services to hundreds of Higher Education institutions across North America, is proud to join its client partners to present at the 2013 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference in Nashville, October 6-9. The AASHE...

2013-09-24 12:25:50

New Course Looks at What a Major Component Sports Has Become in Our Society & How It Affects Business IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, University of California, Irvine Extension will offer a new online course, "Sports Industry in Society," designed specifically for individuals looking to gain a complete understanding of how integrated the sports industry is within today's society. As the first course in the upcoming Sports Management Specialized Studies...

2013-09-17 12:23:25

UC Irvine Selected for a Finalist Award for the National University Technology Network 2013 Distance Education Innovation Award IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of California, Irvine has been awarded a Distance Education Innovation Award by The National University Technology Network (NUTN) for its development of OpenCourseWare content, specifically for its Open Chemistry (OpenChem) project. A distinguished panel of reviewers cited the strength of UCI's...