UCLA, UCI Begin Winter Quarter Classes RemotelyAmid the alarming rise in coronavirus cases as a result of the emergence of the Omicron variant, UCLA and UC Irvine returned to online learning Monday for the first two weeks of the winter quarter.
UC System To Require COVID Booster Shots For Students, Staff; UC Irvine, Riverside To Begin Winter Term With Remote ClassesEligible students and staff returning to UC campuses will be required to have received a COVID-19 booster shot when school resumes, University of California President Michael V. Drake said in a letter Tuesday.
UC Irvine's Men's Basketball Game At Buffalo Postponed Over COVID ConcernsUC Irvine's men's basketball away game against Buffalo scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed over COVID-19 concerns, the UC Irvine Athletics Department announced Monday.
Deal Reached Mere Hours Before Thousands Of UC Instructors Were Set To StrikeA strike appears to have been averted just hours before about 6,000 instructors in the University of California system were set to walk off the job.
2-Day Strike Of University Of California's Non-Tenured Professors, Lecturers Could Affect Classes at UCLA, UC IrvineNon-tenured professors, lecturers, and other University of California faculty members say they will stage a two-day walkout this week over the years-long dispute over several labor issues.
Bill Clinton Expected To Be Released From UCI Medical Center SundayFormer President Bill Clinton remained at UC Irvine Medical Center Saturday, where he is being treated with antibiotics for an infection that has kept him hospitalized since Tuesday night, but a spokesman said his condition is improving.
David MacMillan And Benjamin List, Scientists With Major SoCal Ties, Win Nobel Prize In ChemistryMacMillan earned his doctorate at UC Irvine, and List was an assistant professor at Scripps Research in La Jolla.
UC Researchers Awarded $1.2 Million Grant To Develop Low-Cost, Easy-To-Operate Robots To Use In Post-COVID-19 WorldThe grant was awarded to researchers at UC Irvine, UC San Diego, and UCLA. The project’s goal is to develop easy-to-operate, low-cost robots, particularly with Latino communities in mind because they have been hit hardest by COVID-19 in California.
OC District Attorney Todd Spitzer Blasts Lawsuit Against DNA Database ProgramOrange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer said Thursday a lawsuit challenging a DNA database overseen by his office was "outrageous" and "absurd."
UC Irvine Healthcare Workers Get Free Tickets To Super Bowl In Tampa BayA team of frontline healthcare workers at the University of California, Irvine attended the Super Bowl in Tampa, Florida Sunday with free tickets reserved as a token of gratitude for helping COVID-19 patients.
UCLA, UCI Receive Record Number Of Freshman Applications For Fall 2021 AdmissionThe elimination of standardized testing appears to have opened a floodgate of eager college students, if the record applications to UCLA and UC Irvine are any indication.
OC Hospitals In Crisis Mode As Coronavirus Surge Fills ERs, ICUsThe field hospital, which is expected to be completed by Wednesday, will provide UCI Medical Center with 50 extra beds.
'Cautiously Optimistic': Orange County Officials Still Hope To Move To New Tier, Even As COVID-19 Numbers SpikeOfficials were hoping that trends would improve enough to boost the county into the state's orange tier by Tuesday, when they post their new rates of positivity and cases per 100,000 people.
Southland Universities Weigh Impact Of ICE Directive On International StudentsUniversities across the Southland Tuesday said they were reviewing a directive fromm federal immigration authorities.
Dr. Anthony Fauci Is Surprise Guest Speaker At Virtual Graduation Of UC Irvine's School Of Biological SciencesDr. Fauci, speaking from Bethesda, Maryland, acknowledged that celebrating a college graduation virtually, without their professors, fellow students, and friends and family, was “extremely disappointing at best.”