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Former congressman named Dean’s Visiting Professor in UCI School of Social Sciences

Former U.S. Rep. John B.T. Campbell III has been appointed the 2015-16 Dean’s Visiting Professor in the School of Social…
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Economic slump, not natural gas boom, responsible for drop in CO2 emissions

The 11 percent decrease in climate change-causing carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. between 2007 and 2013 was caused by…
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6 junior faculty members named 2015-16 UCI Hellman Fellows

Six University of California, Irvine assistant professors have been chosen from a highly competitive cohort to receive 2015-16 UCI Hellman…
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UCI’s Syed Ali Jafar wins $250,000 Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists

UCI’s Syed Ali Jafar wins $250,000 Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists

Syed Ali Jafar, a UC Irvine computer scientist who has changed the world’s understanding of the capacity of wireless networks,…
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Community celebrates health heroes with record $1.75 million in support

Community celebrates health heroes with record $1.75 million in support

More than 500 community and business leaders came together to honor wellness advocate Susan Samueli and other health heroes of…
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Minority children underrepresented in special ed, UCI-Penn State study concludes

Minority children underrepresented in special ed, UCI-Penn State study concludes

Contrary to popular belief, minority children are not overrepresented in special education classrooms and are actually less likely to be…
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Mellon Foundation grants $2.7 million to School of Humanities graduate programs

Mellon Foundation grants $2.7 million to School of Humanities graduate programs

The UC Irvine School of Humanities has received a $2.7 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund…
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UCI-led study demonstrates how Huntington’s disease proteins spread from cell to cell

UCI-led study demonstrates how Huntington’s disease proteins spread from cell to cell

By identifying in spinal fluid how the characteristic mutant proteins of Huntington’s disease spread from cell to cell, UC Irvine…
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Odds of arrest 3 times higher for people viewed as black, study finds

Odds of arrest 3 times higher for people viewed as black, study finds

Being seen by others as black – regardless of whether or not one personally identifies as such – increases the…
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A third of the world’s biggest groundwater basins are in distress

A third of the world’s biggest groundwater basins are in distress

Two new studies led by UC Irvine using data from NASA Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment satellites show that…
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UC study links brain inflammation triggered by chronic pain to anxiety and depression

Brain inflammation caused by chronic nerve pain alters activity in regions that regulate mood and motivation, suggesting for the first…
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Nobel laureate Irwin Rose dead at 88

Nobel laureate Irwin Rose dead at 88

Nobel laureate and former UC Irvine biochemist Irwin “Ernie” Rose, who did groundbreaking work on enzymes critical to breaking down…
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