| Apr 23, 2015
| 8:16 PM
Director's orders: Take a break from heavy drama and catch a comedy.
"Laughter is good medicine," said Eli Simon, chancellor's professor of drama at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts. "Let's have a fun time in the theater."
He should know....
| Apr 19, 2015
| 9:21 AM
Robert V. Hine, a memoirist, novelist and prolific historian of the American West who wrote a highly praised chronicle of regaining his sight after 15 years of blindness, has died of natural causes at his Irvine home. He was 93.
Hine was a founding...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 2:56 PM
The student health centers at five University of California campuses in Southern California, where unionized doctors are on strike over contract negotiations, will be open on Monday, according to university officials.
The health professionals walked out...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 7:17 PM
It's not clear exactly why the American flag went up in the sitting lounge of UC Irvine's student government center. By one account, it was leftover decor from an America-themed party.
In any case, sometime in mid-January, it was tacked to a pale blue...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 5:28 PM
"Zot! Zot! Zot!" is the battle cry of UC Irvine's mascot, Peter the Anteater. To most, it is an unfamiliar sound from an unusual animal.
But with help from the UCI men's basketball team's first appearance in the NCAA Tournament last month, Peter's on...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 3:18 PM
Hundreds of climate experts will gather from April 20 to 22 at UC Irvine to present their latest research on California's drought.
The conference, "California Drought: Causes, Consequences and Policy," invites water managers, policymakers and top...
| Apr 4, 2015
The UC Irvine student legislative council on Monday unanimously passed a resolution to commemorate the Armenian genocide and "condemn its denial."
The measure follows similar resolutions passed at UCLA and other state campuses meant to mark the 100th...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 4:16 PM
In a push for what has been described as cultural inclusion, the student government at UC Irvine voted to ban the display of all flags, including the American flag, in an area of the campus.
The resolution passed Thursday by the legislative council of...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 3:06 PM
A man with a gun on the UC Irvine campus called police Tuesday to tell them where he was, officials said, but not before officials locked down the school, including the theater in which the new chancellor was being officially installed.
| Apr 1, 2015
| 11:55 PM
At 7-foot-6, UC Irvine sophomore Mamadou Ndiaye is the tallest player in NCAA men's college basketball. He has less than a month, however, to decide whether he has already hit his ceiling at the amateur level.
Ndiaye, who averaged 10.5 points, 5.1...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 3:36 PM
UC Irvine police said they have located a suspected gunman on campus and have lifted an alert to students.
Officials warned students to secure in place after a man alleged to be armed was seen near the campus’ main flag pole, headed toward a...