April 5, 2017

Megan Newcomb knows that sometimes the smallest things can make the biggest impact. And she’s applying that frame of mind to solve one of the world’s grand challenges: climate change. “My small goal is to save the world,” she says with a smile. The chemistry doctoral student aims to make an impression at this year’s University of California Grad Slam, a systemwide competition in which graduate students pitch their complex research projects to a non-academic audience in under three minutes for a share of $10,000. While the ticking clock is daunting for most, time just might be on Newcomb’s side. The chemist works with enzymes – molecules that catalyze chemical reactions – that can turn greenhouse and pollutant gases into fuel. …

Worklife & Wellness: April 19

UCI Night with the Angels Join your fellow Anteaters at the ballpark for UCI Night with the Angeles Saturday, May…