Browsing: Society & Community

Environment/Energy David Feldman

Working on water

If David Feldman has his way, you could soon be working with water policy managers and scientists to allocate California’s precious liquid resource.

Environment/Energy Water droplet on puddle

Water winners

UC Irvine and other organizations recently challenged Orange County students to “imagine life without water” and create multimedia projects promoting water conservation in California.

Faculty Professor Kamal Sadiq

Citizens on paper only

An era of mass migrations, porous borders and easily obtained fraudulent documents is blurring the definition of citizenship and putting national security at risk around the globe, says UC Irvine political science professor Kamal Sadiq in his new book, Paper Citizens: How Illegal Immigrants Acquire Citizenship in Developing Countries.

Faculty The internet

Teens thrive in digital age

Teens who are into texting, gaming and “geeking out” are not wasting their time, according to results from the most extensive U.S. study on young people and their use of digital media.

Campus Life John Zogby

Pollster proves his point

In a pre-election editorial, John Zogby, the political pollster with the reputation for pinpoint accuracy, predicted that the Nov. 4 vote would “usher in one of the few years of genuine reform.”

Faculty A bracero works the agricultural field

Immigrants’ impact on OC

“Immigrant Lives in ‘The O.C.’ and Beyond,” a new exhibit at UC Irvine’s Langson Library, traces the history of immigration, showing how the county arrived at where it is today.

Faculty Earth

Global business conference

Globalization has arrived, and companies are looking for ways to retool growth strategies in the expanded business world.

Faculty

Poet, pollster highlight lecture series

UC Irvine’s 10th annual Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellows Series begins this month with political pollster John Zogby revealing why Americans voted as they did. Leading intellectuals in science and literature will round out the series in 2009.

Campus Life Map shows movement during a magnitude 7.8 earthquake on the southern San Andreas Fault

Shake, shake, shake … participate

UC Irvine is part of the largest earthquake preparedness drill in U.S. history – the Great Southern California ShakeOut – which takes place throughout the southland Thursday, Nov. 13.

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