Quanta Magazine, April 4, 2017
How to Quantify (and Fight) Gerrymandering
“We didn’t have this level of sophistication in simulation available a decade ago, which was the last major case on this topic before the [U.S. Supreme] Court,” said Bernard Grofman, a political scientist at the University of California, Irvine.
New Republic, March 31, 2017
The Unlikely Rise of an Alt-Right Hero
“For politically marginal groups you need an opening and a space of tolerance if you’re going to start protesting,” David S. Meyer, sociology professor at UC Irvine, told the New Republic. “What we’re seeing now is a different contingent of the right-wing that has been legitimated and encouraged by the Trump administration.”
Orange County Business Journal, April 4, 2017
UCI’s Burk Awarded Fulbright Scholarship
Dan Burk, the Chancellor’s Professor of Law at University of California-Irvine’s School of Law, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award in cybersecurity to the Oxford Internet Institute in the U.K., according to the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
Mic, April 5, 2017
Heroes of the Dorm 2017: Colleges compete in NCAA-style ‘Heroes of the Storm’ tournament
Rounding out the Heroic Four is UC Irvine, making their fist appearance in the tournament’s final in spite of being one of the first universities in the country to have a scholarship devoted to esports.
Solar Industry, April 3, 2017
SoCalGas Touts Potential Benefits Of Power-To-Gas Energy Storage
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) says new research on power-to-gas technology shows the technique holds the ability to dramatically increase the use of intermittent renewable energy. The finding came out of ongoing research conducted at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and funded by SoCalGas.
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