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Making the most of life

Making the most of life

Feeling blue? Anxious? Fatigued? Dr. Roger Walsh offers ‘Eight Ways to Wellbeing’

Moon launch

Moon launch

With Lunar New Year on the horizon, a UCI expert explains the origins and customs of the Asian holiday

Overseeing your online afterlife

Overseeing your online afterlife

Jed Brubaker’s graduate research guides Facebook’s new policy on postmortem account stewardship

Alumni as history-makers

Alumni as history-makers

In recognition of Black History Month, three UCI graduates reflect on education, careers

UCI in the News

  • New York Magazine, Feb 27, 2015 1:32 pm

    What it’s like to see 100 million colors

    Tetrachromats can see colors that most people cannot – up to 100 million, estimates suggest, which is 100 times that of the average human.… I’m the perfect storm for tetrachromacy. It all happened so fast. I’m now being studied at UC Irvine by Dr. Kimberley Jameson and her colleagues.
  • The Guardian, Feb 27, 2015 1:31 pm

    Can mobile technology be a catalyst for inclusive growth?

    We are holding an online discussion to explore practical ways to tackle existing barriers and share great ideas from around the world.… Expert panel … Bill Maurer, dean of social sciences and director of the Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion, University of California, Irvine.
  • Orange County Register, Feb 27, 2015 1:30 pm

    Focus on black urban music

    To close out Black History Month, UC Irvine will explore black urban music in two-day conference … Nicole Mitchell, professor of music at UC Irvine, created the conference when she saw a dearth of Black History Month celebrations in Orange County and at UCI. PDF.
  • National Geographic, Feb 27, 2015 1:30 pm

    First rules for Arctic drilling released (Opinion)

    According to a separate study … co-authored by researchers at the University of California, Irvine, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratories, and three other institutions, warmer ocean waters are also the culprit in accelerated thawing of a West Antarctica ice sheet.
  • Los Angeles Times, Feb 27, 2015 1:30 pm

    Weekends are the deadliest time for Latinos

    That more homicides occur on the weekends than during the week is not a new idea. People aren't at work and are more likely to get in trouble, the thinking goes. “It doesn't matter how you slice and dice it, the weekend is where the action is,” said Charis E. Kubrin, a professor of criminology at UC Irvine.
  • Discover Magazine , Feb 27, 2015 1:28 pm

    Cracking the Alzheimer’s code

    “We’ve been operating under the assumption that a single drug would do the trick in terms of reversing the deficits,” says Frank LaFerla, ... University of California, Irvine. PDF.
  • Daily Pilot, Feb 27, 2015 1:27 pm

    The latest: A culinary journey; a spiritual quest

    [Yong] Chen, a UC Irvine professor, calls the blossoming of Chinese cuisine in America "one of the greatest epic stories of cultural exchange in world history."
  • NPR, Feb 27, 2015 1:27 pm

    5 lessons education research taught us in 2014

    What's the best way to teach math to struggling first graders? The old-fashioned way. … The researchers from the University of California, Irvine and Penn State examined more than 13,000 first-grade math students in 1,300 different schools nationally.
  • Orange County Register , Feb 27, 2015 1:27 pm

    Judge got it wrong on immigration, engages in activism

    Judge Andrew Hanen has spoken out against Obama’s immigration policy in the past, saying it “endangers America” and is “an open invitation to the most dangerous criminals in society.” … Erwin Chemerinsky is dean of the UC Irvine School of Law.
  • Business Insider , Feb 27, 2015 1:26 pm

    A trio of emerging YouTube celebrities called ‘The Kloons,’ are on the edge of internet stardom

    The trio that makes up the Kloons; Mitch Lewis, Greg Washburn, and Nik Kazura, all met in 2004 while studying at the University of California, Irvine.
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