Sept. 27 - UCI awarded $13.8 million, note-taking tips
Fall Harvest: Welcome back celebration 2022 hosted by the Center for Black Cultures, Resources & Research. Photo by Steve Zylius / UCI
UCI ANNOUNCEMENTS AND NEWS
How do I take effective notes in a large lecture?
Even if you have experience taking notes, it’s worth considering new strategies to be more effective. First, consider some of the scientific facts about note-taking, such as the difference between using a laptop or longhand. Then, consider these strategies to take notes and use them more effectively.
Principal investigators are (from left) Lisa Wagar, Huw Davies, Anthony Gregory, Phil Felgner, Luis de la Maza, Li Liang and Egest Pone. Photo by Steve Zylius / UCI
UCI awarded $13.8 million to profile lipid nanoparticles
UCI has been awarded a five-year, $13.8 million contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to conduct detailed immune profiling of lipid nanoparticles to increase understanding of their role in enhancing vaccine protective responses and in causing side effects.
Students in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts – including this group in front of the Contemporary Arts Center – will return to stages, concert halls and galleries for a dynamic new season of art, dance, drama and music. Photo by Jeanine Hill
Flourishing this fall: UCI arts
After a two-year break because of the COVID-19 pandemic, UCI once again hosted its popular New Swan Shakespeare Festival on campus this summer. With the curtain now closed on that, the Claire Trevor School of the Arts announced its fall 2022 season, which includes some of its boldest and most ambitious programs yet.
UC NEWS AND GENERAL NEWS
Upcoming events for the UC technology community
Events are planned for the 9,000+ UC Tech community to introduce new skills, resources and perspectives, as well as provide networking with colleagues. Mark your calendar with these upcoming events.
Becoming a Better Listener
Thursday, noon (sponsored by HR Wellness)
Thursday, noon (sponsored by Women in Technology)
Supreme Court Term Preview
Thursday, noon (sponsored by School of Law)
Errol Arkilic Seminar
Thursday, noon (sponsored by Beall Applied Innovation)
Visit today.uci.edu to see and submit event listings. Events of general interest will be shared in UCI Digest two days before they occur.
UCI IN THE NEWS
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The British pound just plummeted: What it means for the U.K., tourists
The Washington Post, Sept. 27
Cited: Gary Richardson, professor of economics
The Only Two Seasons That Matter Now
The Atlantic, Sept. 27
Cited: Andrei Novac, clinical professor of psychiatry
Anti-abortion law and medicine
Spectrum News 1 (video), Sept. 26
Cited: Michele Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor of law
The esports arena opens its doors for a Welcome Week kickoff. Photo by Steve Zylius / UCI
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