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From the Los Angeles Times | March 11, 2013
Chemistry students across the nation and the world will have free and open access to videotaped, online classes from UC Irvine under an unusual initiative starting Monday. UC Irvine's “OpenChem” program will allow curious visitors and serious science scholars to watch 15 quarter - length undergraduate chemistry courses and some graduate-level lectures, according to a campus announcement. It is not for degree credit but is expected to help students and the public prepare for examinations, review material before taking credit courses or just explore things for knowledge's sake.
January 16, 2001
Former NBA star Earvin "Magic" Johnson is scheduled to speak at UC Irvine's Bren Events Center, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. "An Evening with Magic Johnson," features the man who led the Lakers to five NBA titles, played in 11 all-star games and led the original Dream Team that won a gold medal at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. General admission is $12, $10 for UCI faculty/staff, alumni association members or non-UCI students. UCI students can enter for $5. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the Bren Events Center, (949)
November 16, 2012
The UC Irvine men's basketball program should bring new meaning to the "Big" West Conference, after it announced Friday that Giannis Dimakopoulos, a 7-foot-2 native of Greece who is a senior at Cathedral High in Los Angeles, has signed a national letter of intent to play for the Anteaters in 2013-14. Dimakopoulos joins 7-5 signee Mamadou Ndiaye, a touted recruit from Brethren Christian High in Huntington Beach, to give Coach Russell Turner unprecedented size. Next season's roster figures to also include current 7-0 freshman center Conor Clifford, as well as current sophomores Mike Best and John Ryan (both 6-10)
June 6, 2007
UC Irvine will have three competitors at the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Sacramento today through Saturday. UCI's trio includes junior Julian Eison (high jump), senior Ricky Barnes (1,500 meters) and sophomore Lauren Collins (heptathlon). Eison qualified with a fifth-place finish of 6 feet, 11 inches in the high jump at the NCAA West Regional in Eugene, Ore., last weekend. Barnes, who finished sixth in the 1,500 meters at the regional (3 minutes, 46.71 seconds)
By Barry Faulkner | November 14, 2012
Less than 24 hours after arguably his most agonizing loss at UC Irvine, Anteaters men's basketball coach Russell Turner was uplifted Wednesday when Mamadou Ndiaye, a 7-foot-5 senior center at Brethren Christian High in Huntington Beach, signed a national letter of intent to play at UCI. Ndiaye, for whom some have projected an NBA future and has been mentioned as a potential lottery pick, averaged 24 points, 13.9 rebounds, five blocks and 3.8 turnovers...
August 26, 2007
UC Irvine continues to amaze. The university is churning out some of the most academically-promising students in the country. Now UCI has a top-rate literature program that includes one of the best literary journals in the country: Faultline. And it’s making headlines in sports, too, with the men’s volleyball team recently winning the NCAA title and the baseball team reaching the World Series. But perhaps the best work the university does — and most under-the-radar — is in research.
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