UCI News

The Washington Post, April 14, 2017
Scientists just found a strange and worrying crack in one of Greenland’s biggest glaciers
Eric Rignot, a NASA and University of California at Irvine scientist who has studied Petermann up close, commented: The ice shelf is slowly but surely falling apart….. Whether this new crack is significant or not is hard to tell as of now. It is unusual to see cracks forming from the center, they usually start from the sides. This could indicate that the ice shelf has gotten too thin in the middle.

NBC Nightly News, April 14, 2017
He remembers March 15, 1967
See more of Brad Williams remember dates and events from his childhood. Williams’ mind is baffling brain scientists at UC Irvine.

The Huffington Post, April 12, 2017
Seek and Ye Shall Find: Canadians Report Weed Killer Detected in 30 Percent of Food Tested
“It’s all guesswork, and not based on a lot,” Dr. Bruce Blumberg, Professor of Developmental and Cell Biology in the University of California, Irvine’s School of Biological Sciences said of the MRLs. “Nobody is actually measuring levels of this pesticide in humans. They don’t do that but they should.”

Orange County Business Journal, April 12, 2017
UCI Receives $1 Million Estate Gift
University of California-Irvine announced today a $1 million gift from the estate of Christian Werner, former professor emeritus of geography and former dean of the School of Social Sciences. The donation will establish an endowment for fellowships to be awarded beginning this fall.

Forbes, April 13, 2017
A 22-Year-Old CEO Has A Vision For Making Self-Driving Cars A Reality
As a teenager, Austin Russell started thinking about creating better 3D imaging technology while spending his last couple years of high school at the Beckman Laser Institute at the University of California, Irvine, designing augmented reality and wireless power transmission projects.

The New York Times, April 14, 2017
When a Potential Employer Seems Unnervingly Nosy
Catherine Fisk, a law professor at the University of California, Irvine, mentions another possible motivation: Lots of companies make it a policy to disclose nothing about former workers beyond basic title and employment dates. … So perhaps, Professor Fisk said, an employer might believe it can work around that by trying to show that a job seeker has granted explicit permission to seek more detail.

Previously “In the News”