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2014-02-08 23:01:08

Two anesthesiologists at University of California, Irvine have received fellowships from the UC Center for Health Quality and Innovation.

2014-01-21 10:23:07

Chinese air pollution blowing across the Pacific Ocean is often caused by the manufacturing of goods for export to the U.S. and Europe.

2014-01-20 12:28:00

Esteemed Educator to Lead Technology-Based Learning Initiatives IRVINE, Calif., Jan.

2014-01-09 16:23:28

- First-of-its-kind massive open online course attracts more than 65,000 global participants SALT LAKE CITY, Jan.

2013-12-06 15:08:40

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.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.