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U.S. News & World Report, April 13, 2018
‘Let It Go’ May Be Good Advice for Health
And it’s the “lingering” part — versus short-lived aggravation — that’s key, according to lead researcher Kate Leger. She is a doctoral student in psychology and social behavior at the University of California, Irvine. … “Yes, it’s hard to ‘let go,’ ” Leger said. But, she added, people can cultivate that skill through practices like “mindfulness” and meditation, in which you train the mind to focus on the present, rather than worries about the past.

Maclean’s, April 17, 2018
We need to stop worrying and just let our kids play
Here is the real question: Where does this mass anxiety come from? Kyle Stanford, a social scientist at University of California, Irvine, asked himself exactly this question a couple of years ago. How did we come from childhoods in which we were granted such freedom to raise our children with such deep anxiety, even though the world is getting safer and safer all the time?

China Daily, April 17, 2018
Washington politicians ignoring extent of trade war fallout: US expert
“Trade is important for maintaining peace between countries. When you have less trade, it raises the chances of conflicts,” John Graham, professor emeritus of international business at the University of California, Irvine, said.

Tech Explorist, April 13, 2018
NASA’s world tour of atmosphere reveals some surprises
ATom’s deputy project scientist Michael Prather at the University of California, Irvine said, “This implies that the remote Pacific is a larger source of tropospheric ozone than we previously understood. It’s a preliminary result, and we have yet to analyze whether this produced ozone is natural or related to pollution … and what that means for the climate and our efforts to reduce ozone pollution on land.”

Daily Pilot, April 12, 2018
UC Irvine exhibit spotlights Shakespearean stage costuming for women
Today, as a professor and costume designer with the drama department at UC Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts, [Marcy] Froehlich continues to tell a story through the medium of clothing by defining a character and creating a believable world for the actor and audience. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

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