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Daily Pilot, April 19, 2018
‘Viet Stories’ exhibit highlights the struggles and achievements of Vietnamese in the U.S.
“Most Americans may not know a lot about Vietnamese Americans,” said Linda Vo, an Asian American studies professor at UC Irvine and co-curator of the exhibition. … The idea for “Viet Stories” originated years ago, when Vo and Le were organizing a Vietnamese American oral history project out of UC Irvine. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

NPR, April 19, 2018
Used Cars Full Of Used Electronics Set Sail For Nigeria
“I’ve visited Ghana four times, which is notorious for e-waste dumping,” says Oladele Ogunseitan, chair of the Department of Population Health and Disease Prevention at the University of California at Irvine.

Vox, April 20, 2018
Fake media is coming for our memories
“The potential for abuse is so severe,” says Elizabeth Loftus at the University of California Irvine, who pioneered much of the research in false memory formation in the 1990s. “Once you expose people to such a powerful visual presentation, how do they get it out of their minds?”

SFGate, April 19, 2018
International authors take center stage at festival
Currently a professor of English and comparative literature at UC Irvine, [Ngugi] wa Thiong’o will appear at the Freight & Salvage at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, April 28, to talk about “Wrestling with the Devil: A Prison Memoir,” written in the early 1980s but not published in the United States until last month.

Newsweek, April 20, 2018
Climate Change Is Killing Fish and Forever Changing Ocean Food Chains | Opinion
Jefferson Keith Moore, Professor of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine writes, “In a recent study, I worked with colleagues from five universities and laboratories to examine how climate warming out to the year 2300 could affect marine ecosystems and global fisheries.”

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