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The Magic of the Physical Sciences Undergraduate Mentoring Program

The program that helps anteaters imagine and create brilliant futures is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

Jan 30, 2023
Oct 14, 2022
Tavares recently applied for and won the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship.
Oct 13, 2022
On Wednesday, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine announced the inaugural recipients of the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Awards for Excellence in Science Communication, given by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in partnership with Schmidt Futures
Oct 13, 2022
Professor Rigden answers a few questions about her science and her new role as a member of the UCI faculty.
Oct 12, 2022
Researchers at the University of California, Irvine and four national laboratories have devised a way to make lithium-ion battery cathodes without using cobalt, a mineral plagued by price volatility and geopolitical complications.
Oct 12, 2022
Three questions with UCI astrophysicist James Bullock, recent chair of the James Webb Space Telescope Users Committee
Oct 11, 2022
UCI study shows how climate mitigation options would affect health of various communities.
Oct 10, 2022
The first and only Mexican chemist to win a Nobel prize.
Oct 7, 2022
Particle physicists have long been early adopters—if not inventors—of tech from email to the internet. Over the past decade, in tandem with the broader machine learning revolution, they've now trained ML algorithms to solve previously intractable problems and tackle completely new challenges.
Oct 6, 2022
Nobel laureate David MacMillan, Ph.D. ’96, (right) visits UCI in May, enabling a reunion with his Ph.D. advisor Larry Overman, UCI Distinguished Professor emeritus, and Vy Dong, UCI professor of chemistry, who was advised by MacMillan at UC Berkeley and the California Institute of Technology.
Oct 5, 2022
Carolyn Bertozzi of Stanford University, Morten Meldal of the University of Copenhagen, and K. Barry Sharpless of Scripps Research won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday “for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry,” methods that have been applied in drug development and studying disease.
Oct 5, 2022
The grant will help the program better understand how to help the students it mentors.
Oct 5, 2022
NSF funding will support diversification, community engagement in Earth system science.