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Orange County Business Journal, April 18, 2016
Gavin’s growth formula
“Allergan started its Irvine campus at about the same time as UCI,” [Gavin] Herbert said. “I can remember walking the campus before any buildings were started there – with Dan [Aldrich], listening to his vision.” The school now is home to a world-class eye institute that bears Herbert’s name. … “[Irv Lepold] was instrumental in getting the eye department started at UCI,” Herbert said. “Because he had been involved in teaching, we decided [it would be good to have] some part time involvement at UCI. We actually talked about creating an eye institute way back then – it took 40 years.”

VICE, April 19, 2016
The scandal-plagued prosecutors who want to be judges
“More troubling still, this appears to be the tip of the iceberg,” John Van de Kamp, a former state attorney general, and Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the law school at the University of California, Irvine, wrote last year in a letter to the Justice Department, requesting a federal inquiry. “Compelling evidence of pervasive police and prosecutorial misconduct in Orange County … has caused us grave concern.”

Financial Times, April 19, 2016
Japan warned over threats to press freedom
After a weeklong fact-finding mission, David Kaye, special rapporteur on freedom of expression, pointed to “really worrying” trends on media independence in Japan and urged reform of the country’s broadcasting law. … While a UN special rapporteur has no formal powers, finding itself singled out for criticism is highly embarrassing for Japan’s government. Mr. Kaye is a law professor at the University of California, Irvine.

WNYC, April 19, 2016
Terrorism carves division between Morocco and Europe
Morocco has become a de facto destination for immigrants shut out of Europe. For a deeper look at migration to and from Morocco, The Takeaway speaks to Kelsey Norman, a doctoral candidate at the University of California, Irvine, who has studied the migration policies of countries around the Mediterranean.

U.S. News & World Report, April 19, 2016
The psychological impact of victim-blaming – and how to stop it
“Victim-blaming is actually something that comes up all the time in sessions,” says Dr. Anju Hurria, a psychiatrist and assistant clinical professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at University of California, Irvine. “It’s really considered a secondary trauma or a secondary assault.”

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