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VICE, April 24, 2015

The uphill battle to make prison safer for trans women

Valerie Jenness, dean of the School of Social Ecology and a professor of criminology, law, and society at the University of California, Irvine, has written extensively on the experiences of trans women behind bars.

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National Geographic, April 24, 2015

What do we really know about Roundup weed killer?

The people most likely to be exposed are working on or living near farms where glyphosate is used, says University of California, Irvine professor Bruce Blumberg.

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The Conversation, April 24, 2015

Hubble in pictures: Astronomers’ top picks

James Bullock, University of California, Irvine … This is what Hubble is all about. A single, awe-inspiring view can unmask so much about our Universe: its distant past, its ongoing assembly, and even the fundamental physical laws that tie it all together.

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Fox News Latino, April 24, 2015

King of the hill? Rubio leads in polls, and in esteem of sought-after GOP donor

“The [success in polls] at this point is good more for name recognition, but it doesn’t mean that voters in Iowa or New Hampshire or South Carolina will turn out for you in a year,” said Louis DeSipio, a professor of political science and Latino/Chicano studies at University of California, Irvine. “But the money is very important at this stage in the process.”

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PBS So Cal/KOCE Tavis Smiley, April 24, 2015

NASA water scientist Jay Famiglietti

Jay Famiglietti, senior water scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and UC Irvine professor discusses the severity of California’s drought.

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Daily Pilot, April 24, 2015

‘Boeing’ set for takeoff

“Laughter is good medicine,” said Eli Simon, chancellor’s professor of drama at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts. … Saturday through May 3, Claire Trevor’s drama department will present “Boeing-Boeing,” a comedy so popular that it was once listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most-performed French play in the world.

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Grist, April 23, 2015

Meet the scientists making new climate discoveries (and fudge) at the South Pole

T.J. Fudge and his colleague, Mindy Nicewonger, a Ph.D. student in Earth System Science at UC Irvine, explained the project to me over beers in the galley on a slow afternoon, while waiting for better weather.

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Orange County Register, April 23, 2015

Criticism of judges should respect position

It is wrong when the disagreement takes the form of urging a judge to resign or be removed from the bench. …  Erwin Chemerinsky is dean of the UC Irvine School of Law.

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Nautilus, April 23, 2015

Why the flash crash really matters

The Flash Crash reveals that we need a fundamentally different understanding of how modern financial markets work. … James Owen Weatherall is an associate professor at the University of California, Irvine, and author of The Physics of Wall Street.

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Los Angeles Review of Books, April 23, 2015

The Function of Criticism at the Present Time by Virginia Jackson

Lauren Berlant is a critic’s critic, a feminist’s feminist, and a thinker’s friend. … Virginia Jackson is UCI Endowed Chair in Rhetoric in the departments of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine.

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Huffington Post, April 23, 2015

Cure cancer. Cure education.

Early math skills are the number one predictor of later academic success, according to researcher Greg Duncan at the University of California, Irvine.

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PBS So Cal/KOCE, April 23, 2015

Watch Tavis Smiley, 11 pm, Wednesday, Apr. 22, PBS So Cal/KOCE

Jay Famiglietti, senior water scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and UC Irvine professor discusses the severity of California’s drought.

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