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UCI lands $1 million Keck Foundation grant to develop new RNA tools
Two UCI researchers have received a $1 million grant from the prestigious W.M. Keck Foundation to develop new technologies to study the dynamic properties of key RNA modifications. The grant goes to principal investigator Robert Spitale, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, and co-investigator John Chaput, professor of pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry and molecular biology & biochemistry. [...]
ACLU deputy legal director to speak at UCI about racial bias in America
EVENT: Jeffery Robinson, deputy legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union and director of the ACLU’s Trone Center for Justice & Equality, will discuss “Racial Bias in America: How Did We Get Here & Why Are We Stuck?” as part of the Perspectives on Bias, Prejudice & Bigotry lecture series at UCI. WHEN/WHERE: 6-8:30 [...]
UCI online master’s program in criminology, law & society is ranked third in the nation
In the criminal justice category, UCI offers one of the top online graduate degree programs in the country. According to U.S. News & World Report‘s 2018 ranking of such programs, UCI is tied for third with the University of Nebraska Omaha. In total, 90 schools with online criminal justice or criminology programs were judged in five [...]
Dosher, Solingen honored by National Academy of Sciences for research achievements
Social sciences scholars awarded for work on human cognition, nuclear proliferation
Battling bias
Freshman seminar series on prejudice aims to teach tolerance, encourage activism
Less predictable precipitation
Waning influence of once-telling weather patterns altered by global warming skews projections