UCI News

The Atlantic, April 6, 2016
What if the Supreme Court were liberal?
Erwin Chemerinsky, the dean of the UC Irvine School of Law, [writes]: … With a possible Merrick Garland confirmation and the prospect of another Democrat in the Oval Office, the left can’t help but dream about an ideal judicial docket: abortion rights, voting rights, campaign finance.

Science, April 8, 2016
3D printers vulnerable to spying
From the sounds the device emits while printing, an attacker can recreate the source code that contains the shape of the 3D-printed object. “Industries spend millions of dollars to create IP [intellectual property], and you can basically steal it by listening to the machine,” says Mohammad Al Faruque, a researcher in the emerging field of cyber-physical systems at the University of California, Irvine.

Bloomberg, April 8, 2016
Bloomberg law: Arizona DREAMers granted licenses
Stephen Legomsky, a professor at Washington University Law School, and Annie Lai, a professor at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, discuss a ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that will force Arizona to continue to issue drivers licenses to young undocumented immigrants who have received deportation deferments.

Orange County Business Journal, April 8, 2016
UCI gets grant for physics majors
The National Science Foundation has awarded approximately $1 million to the University of California, Irvine for research to discern the best ways to support low-income students who want to major in physics and for scholarships for these students. … UCI is positioning itself as a leader in serving students who come from low-income backgrounds and are the first in their families to attend college.

KQED, April 10, 2016
What’s the impact of local gun laws?
UC Irvine criminal justice professor George Tita said. … “There were almost a half million handguns legally purchased in the State of California last year,” he said, “and a half million the year before. So, it is a little bit frustrating, but that doesn’t mean that we just turn a blind eye and don’t try to do things.”

Orange County Register, April 10, 2016
5 free things to do this week
Celebrate UC Irvine at this annual spring event at the campus’ Aldrich Park. It is fun for the whole family, including prospective students, who can have access to tours and more. Most events begin at 10 a.m., including a festival, open house and car show.

Previously “In the News”