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Orange County Business Journal, April 24, 2018
ADL Lawyer Will Head UC’s Free Speech Center
Michelle Deutchman has been named the first executive director of the University of California’s National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement. Deutchman will report to University of California, Irvine Chancellor Howard Gillman, who serves as co-chair to the center’s advisory board and provides administrative oversight.

The New York Times, April 24, 2018
With George H.W. Bush Hospitalized, the World Wonders: Is It a Broken Heart?
As Brian Skyrms, a professor of philosophy of science and economics at the University of California, Irvine, noted: “Nursing homes are full of surviving spouses.” [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

CNN, April 24, 2018
Trump ramps up personal cell phone use
“All communications devices of all senior government officials are targeted by foreign governments. This is not new,” said Bryan Cunningham, executive director of the Cybersecurity Policy and Research Institute at the University of California-Irvine. “What is new in the cell phone age is the ease of intercepting them ….”

Quanta Magazine, April 23, 2018
Cells Talk and Help One Another via Tiny Tube Networks
Useful answers are emerging, however, because the budding field of TNT research is benefiting from advances in microscopy and other techniques. Ian Smith, who studies TNTs at the University of California, Irvine, specializes in imaging methods such as lattice light-sheet microscopy, which is gentle enough to be used for observing live cells over hours or even days.

ABC News, April 22, 2018
Meet the prosecutor experts say could be Robert Mueller’s Supreme Court closer

“I don’t have many insights into his legal approach except to say there is no human being, on the planet, with more knowledge about federal criminal law than Michael Dreeben, and no one with more expertise than him,” said Leah Litman, a constitutional law professor at University of California at Irvine.

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