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› Power Outlets in Lecture Halls

Students — Looking for a seat in lecture where you can charge your mobile device? Thanks to the eTech initiative, power outlets have recently been added to several large lecture halls. Look for the eTech sign on the seat back in front of you, or check out the diagrams below for outlet locations.

posted: 01/02/14 - 01/18/14
Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

› Graph Coloring and the Lonely Runner Conjecture

Graph Coloring and the Lonely Runner ConjectureSuppose a few runners are running laps on a circular field of circumference. Each runner runs in a constant speed, and all speeds are distinct. The lonely runner conjecture asserts that for each runner there exists some moment that he or she becomes lonely. How do mathematics and graph theory relate to this conjecture?

Pizza will be served.

Date & Time: January 14, 2014, noon
Location: Natural Sciences II, room 1201

posted: 01/07/14 - 01/14/14

Can I become a good writer?

Featured Video from the Center for Excellence in Writing and Communication

Rob Schoenbeck, a UC Irvine PhD Writing Specialist, explains the importance of putting the time into your writings and how a Writing Specialist at UC Irvine's Writing Center at Ayala Science Library can help.— Watch the video

See more videos on YouTube — WritingAt UCI.

posted: 12/16/13 - 12/30/13

Is it OK to delete something I've written?

Featured Video from the Center for Excellence in Writing and Communication

Greg, a UCI tutor talks about why it's ok to delete parts of works you've written. — Watch the video

See more videos on YouTube — WritingAt UCI.

posted: 12/02/13 - 12/16/13

› Academic Honesty - A Reminder of Student Responsibilities

Students have responsibility for:

  • Refraining from cheating and plagiarism.
  • Refusing to aid or abet any form of academic dishonesty.
  • Notifying professors and/or appropriate administrative officials about observed incidents of academic misconduct. The anonymity of a student reporting an incident of academic dishonesty will be protected.
  • For details on UCI's policy on academic honesty, please see the UCI Catalogue or http://www.editor.uci.edu/catalogue/appx/appx.2.htm#gen0.
posted: 12/01/13 - 12/13/13

Does my paper have a good thesis?

Featured Video from the Center for Excellence in Writing and Communication

A UC Irvine peer tutor reveals the secret behind developing a good thesis to create a great start to your essay— Watch the video

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posted: 11/18/13 - 12/02/13

David Lacy, Writing Specialist

Featured Video from the Center for Excellence in Writing and Communication

David Lacy, a UC Irvine Writing Specialist give you insight on how  you can get one-on-one help at the Writing Center at the Ayala Science Library.— Watch the video

See more videos on YouTube — WritingAt UCI.

posted: 11/04/13 - 11/18/13

To outline or not to outline?

Featured Video from the Center for Excellence in Writing and Communication

Science fiction writer, Steven Barnes, gives a quick history lesson on outlining works of writing.— Watch the video

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posted: 10/21/13 - 11/04/13

Did you know? Accessing Grades on EEE

EEE Survey Tool Updated There are three main places in which you may be able to access grades on EEE: GradeBook, Quiz and DropBox.

It’s up to your instructor to decide which EEE tools to use, and what information your instructor would like to make available to you. Please note that all grades released on EEE are considered unofficial; official, final grades are released by the University Registrar through Student Access (a separate website) at the end of the quarter.— Learn more

posted: 10/07/13 - 11/01/13

› New Online Tools To Help Students Find the Services They Need

Have you experienced difficulty in finding available study rooms or cumputers? Well, your problems are now solved! The library offers 2 new tools available both online and on mobile devices to help students find what they are looking for with up to the minute accuracy.

Study Space Locator

Computer Availability Tool

posted: 10/11/13 - 10/25/13