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social sciences

Orlando Lara

Immigrant rights – and wrongs

UCI doctoral student in anthropology explores the experiences of undocumented people and exposes their mistreatment

Street scene on Broadway in Los Angeles

What’s next: The ongoing urban exodus

Remote worker migration will depress home prices in big cities and raise them in suburbs, says UCI economist

David Sanusi, international studies major, standing on stairs.

Adding a little spice – literally – to life

Undergrads launch company that imports vanilla, cinnamon and a type of cocoa bean prized by European chocolatiers

Judith Kroll, UCI Distinguished Professor of language science

Judith Kroll is named a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Language scientist joins 34 other UCI faculty members in the prestigious organization

Megan Peters receives TWCO grant to help consciousness researchers secure funding

Megan Peters, associate professor of cognitive sciences, has received a three-year, $234,000 grant from the Templeton World Charity Organization to enhance and accelerate National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation funding opportunities for consciousness researchers. “This is a complex concept and writing a compelling proposal can be challenging,” Peters says. The project will involve […]

The UCI ROTC color guard participates in the 2019 Veterans Day ceremony at the campus flagpoles.

Veterans’ voices

UCI is the nation’s only top research university to offer a certificate program on those who’ve served in the military

Dr. Mark Fisher, professor of neurology and political science

Cognitive decline distorts political choices, UCI-led study says

Disconnect found between political affiliation, political decisions in the cognitively impaired

Population distribution can greatly impact COVID-19 spread, UCI-led study finds

Contagion disparities can affect perception of risk, demand for healthcare services

Bill Mauer, dean of UCI’s School of Social Sciences, a professor of anthropology and director of the campus’s Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion

What’s next: The future of cash

The death of dollars has been greatly exaggerated

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UCI Podcast: Top Chef winner and UCI alumna Melissa King dishes out college cooking tips

Melissa King, a 2005 UCI alumna with a bachelor’s degree in cognitive sciences, won Top Chef: All-Stars L.A., the 17th season of the show. In this episode of the UCI Podcast, King dishes on the final moments of the show and her unique California-Asian culinary style. She also shares cooking tips for college students and […]