UCI News

Los Angeles Times, April 26, 2016
Op-Ed Do women face age discrimination in the job market? Absolutely. Here’s proof
David Neumark, professor of economics at UC Irvine, [writes]: To find out the answer, two colleagues and I modified the basic design of those earlier employment experiments to examine age discrimination. We created realistic but fictitious resumes for young (30s), middle-aged (50s) and older (around 65) job applicants.

Science Channel, April 24, 2016
The quick and the curious
Could you uncook an egg? Actually yes. Scientists at the University of California, Irvine figured that one out while testing a way to untangle proteins used in medical research.

The Stem Cellar, April 25, 2016
A visual guide on using stem cells to treat blindness
Right now we are funding one of the most promising of those approaches with Henry Klassen at the University of California, Irvine, using stem cells to replace the cells destroyed by RP. Klassen’s work is fascinating, and a new whiteboard video … helps explain what he’s trying to do ….

The Washington Post, April 25, 2016
Federal judge upholds controversial North Carolina voting law
Richard L. Hasen, an election-law expert at the University of California, Irvine, said Monday night that the case will almost certainly be appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, “which could well reverse parts of it,” and then possibly to the Supreme Court, which could deadlock 4-4 and leave any 4th Circuit ruling in place.

Los Angeles Times, April 26, 2016
At 90, abstract painter and ‘retired playboy’ Ed Moses has new works to show
The abstract painter and self-described “retired playboy,” who was part of L.A.’s scene-shaping Ferus Gallery in the ’50s and ’60s, is still a flirt, and he’s nothing if not prolific. The L.A. art-world fixture is about to reassert himself as one of the city’s most productive and experimental artists of the last half-century. [Ed Moses was one of the original faculty members in art at UC Irvine.]

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