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  • Community & Clubs: Just Seventeen, and in a magazine

    Community & Clubs: Just Seventeen, and in a magazine
    The evening of Oct. 14 was marked by Seventeen Magazine's Pretty Amazing winner, Lindsay Brown, a soccer player and recent Notre Dame graduate, sharing her inspiring story of helping to educate and empower young girls in Nepal and Africa. For more about...
  • UCI scholar awarded research prize

    UCI scholar awarded research prize
    Greg Duncan, a scholar in the field of early childhood education at UC Irvine and a member of the National Academy of Sciences, was awarded the Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize for his work on the effects of poverty on child development. In addition to the...
  • Laboratory glass blowers find themselves victim of the digital age

    Laboratory glass blowers find themselves victim of the digital age
    Stan Sheldon places his blowtorch between two spinning glass tubes. He blows into a mouthpiece that looks like a cigarette perched on his bottom lip. Air enters one end of a tube and puffs up through smoldering, wilting glass. As the tubes appear near...
  • Hansen: Not letting fire shape your life

    Hansen: Not letting fire shape your life
    If former Laguna Beach Mayor Bob Gentry had it to do over again, with the firestorm whipping around his Mystic Hills house 20 years ago, he would not change anything. He would still grab the dog and two cats, the family's 100-year-old heirloom silver...
  • Health professions for students of color is conference topic

    The new faces of medicine will be at UC Irvine Saturday. The Latino Medical Student Assn. and the Student National Medical Assn. from the UC Irvine School of Medicine are hosting a conference to discuss the admissions process at health professions...
  • Tar pits' microfossils stir big interest from Page museum scientists

    Tar pits' microfossils stir big interest from Page museum scientists
    Perhaps in pursuit of prey, a senior saber-tooth cat with chronic arthritis and damaged teeth fell into the death trap now known as the La Brea tar pits and died, attracting swarms of scavenging insects and rodents. Eventually, the rotting carcass and...
  • Sculpture with a vibe

    Sculpture with a vibe
    Growing up, Christian Tedeschi fancied getting into trouble. He didn't harm himself or others, but flaunted a short attention span and flagrant disregard for authority. And then he welcomed the punishment, be it a time-out at home or day-long suspension...
  • UCI receives grant to help English-language learners

    A UC Irvine professor will receive an $11-million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to expand a reading and writing program that assists English-language learners in Southern California middle and high schools. Carol Booth Olson, director of...
  • UCI baseball adds seven recruits

    UCI baseball adds seven recruits
    Seven high school players have signed national letters of intent to play baseball at UC Irvine, though one was hardly a recruiting coup. Cole Kreuter, the grandson of UCI Coach Mike Gillespie, is among three infielders set to join the program. The class...
  • Report faults Orange County for its handling of immigrant juveniles

    Report faults Orange County for its handling of immigrant juveniles
    Orange County probation officials say they will launch a review of their juvenile detention policies after the release this week of a report that faults the county for referring hundreds of immigrant youths to federal immigration authorities. The...
  • Brande: Lots of action on next level

    With the rich girls' high school volleyball tradition at our local schools, it is always exciting to follow these players as they continue to play through their college years. Since the late 1970s through today, the number of local college players has...
  • Abbott set up Sage's success

    Abbott set up Sage's success
    When she's not playing volleyball or hanging out with her friends, Maddy Abbott enjoys to write. Abbott, a junior at Sage Hill School, is the sports editor for the Lightning school newspaper, "The Bolt." "There's a lot of volleyball in our school...