UCI News

Orange Coast Magazine, April 25, 2019
UC Irvine Ranked Nation’s No. 1 Public University for ‘Best Value’
On top of being ranked No. 7 in Top Public Schools in the latest annual U.S. News report, UC Irvine is now the top public university in the nation for getting the most return on investment, according to Forbes magazine. … In our “Why We Love O.C.” issue last May, we broke down why UC Irvine is a star in our midst, achieving elite status in many areas ….

Daily Pilot, April 24, 2019
MeToo leader urges people during UC Irvine appearance to remember the ‘walking wounded’ of sexual violence
[Tarana] Burke … was invited to speak at the UC Irvine campus as part of the Perspectives on Bias, Prejudice and Bigotry Lecture Series organized by the university’s Office of Inclusive Excellence. The conversation was facilitated by Douglas Haynes, vice provost for academic equity, diversity and inclusion. Haynes described Burke as “a leader of a social movement that is transforming our society.” [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

Reuters, April 25, 2019
News coverage of violent events may contribute to ‘cycle of distress’
“We found that individuals who consumed more bombing-related media in the aftermath of the bombings were more likely to exhibit posttraumatic stress symptoms and fear of future negative events over time – and they were then more likely to consume more media in the aftermath of the Pulse Nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida three years later,” said senior study author Roxane Cohen Silver of the University of California, Irvine.

Defense and Aerospace Report, April 23, 2019 (Video)
UC Irvine’s Hardt on New Book, “NATO’s Lessons in Crisis,” Organizational Institutional Memory
Heidi Hardt, PhD, assistant professor of political science at the University of California, Irvine, discusses her new book — “NATO’s Lessons in Crisis: Institutional Memory in International Organizations” — and how large institutions remember lessons learned with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian.

NBC4, April 26, 2019 (Video)
UCI Raises Awareness of Harmful Plastic on Coral Reefs
The University of California, Irvine, hosted an event to bring awareness of the harm plastic waste does to the world’s coral reefs.

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