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UCI students jump into basketball season

UCI students jump into basketball season

Ninth annual Shocktoberfest features hoops contests, electronic dance music and more

Presidential politics

Presidential politics

Ambitious new leader of UCI student body relishes his role as an advocate for undergrads by promoting voter registration and participation

Alumna vies to be ‘Top Chef’

Alumna vies to be ‘Top Chef’

Melissa King ’05 packs up her knives and competes in Bravo’s popular reality television show

Ready for ‘the big one’?

Ready for ‘the big one’?

UCI earthquake expert Lisa Grant Ludwig discusses faults, fallacies and the upcoming preparedness event

UCI in the News

  • CBS Evening News, Oct 20, 2014 11:47 am

    Ebola panic spreading much faster than disease in U.S.

    Public health professor Andrew Noymer studies infectious diseases at University of California, Irvine. He says people do not need to be afraid of Ebola in the U.S. "I would say the panic is harder to contain than the spread of the disease itself."
  • The New York Times, Oct 20, 2014 11:46 am

    In U.S., fear of Ebola closes schools and shapes politics

    “This is sort of comparable to when people were killed in terror attacks,” said Roxane Cohen Silver, a professor of psychology in the department of psychology and social behavior at the University of California, Irvine.
  • Associated Press, Oct 20, 2014 11:46 am

    High court balks at last-minute voting changes

    The Supreme Court has allowed Texas to use its strict voter ID law in the November election …. Richard Hasen, an election law expert at the University of California, Irvine law school, has written extensively about the Supreme Court's reluctance to allow potentially disruptive changes to take effect at the last minute.
  • USA Today, Oct 20, 2014 11:46 am

    Supreme Court’s 2014 term off to a stealthy start

    The court has "an enormous practical effect in society on people's lives by denying review," says Erwin Chemerinsky, founding dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Law. … "The problem, when it's an order without an opinion, is it just seems arbitrary."
  • Financial Times, Oct 20, 2014 11:45 am

    The shadow of Fu Manchu

    How a fictional arch-villain embodied and helped to reinforce western myths about China. By Jeffrey Wasserstrom. … Jeffrey Wasserstrom is professor of history at the University of California, Irvine.
  • USA Today, Oct 20, 2014 11:45 am

    The best U.S. colleges for a major in criminology

    1. University of California, Irvine … is a public research university dedicated to providing students with a strong education through an innovative curriculum. The Department of Criminology, Law and Society combines classes in criminology with socio-legal studies to give students an advanced understanding of criminal justice theories.
  • The Wall Street Journal, Oct 17, 2014 2:26 pm

    Early childhood education boosts lifetime achievement, paper finds

    “We demonstrate that increasing enrollments for preschoolers in the year before school entry is a worthwhile investment that will have important economic payoffs in terms of increased human capital accumulation and later earnings,” write Katherine Magnuson of the University of Wisconsin, Madison and Greg Duncan, a professor at the University of California, Irvine.
  • Forbes, Oct 17, 2014 2:25 pm

    Super secrets from super angels for the rest of us

    [Richard] Sudek is an angel investor, member of the Angel Capital Association, Tech Coast Angels, and newly appointed executive director of the Institute for Innovation at the University of California, Irvine. … While there is no silver bullet and luck certainly plays a role, here are some lessons learned from these and other super angels.
  • Orange County Register, Oct 17, 2014 2:25 pm

    UCI graduate students inspire Girl Scouts to invent

    Dr. Michelle Khine, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at UC Irvine. “We want to show kids how science is really done. It’s much more fun and open-ended and creative.” PDF
  • New Jersey.com, Oct 17, 2014 2:25 pm

    Why we shouldn’t charge the Sayreville kids as adults: A Q&A

    Elizabeth Cauffman believes we should never charge kids as adults, no matter what they have done. The professor of psychology and social behavior at the University of California, Irvine, has spent years studying children charged with heinous crimes. Imposing harsher punishment will only backfire.
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