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The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 5, 2017
How to Cut Time to Degree
Notre Dame isn’t the only university to offer extra time in this way. Vanderbilt University provides a one-year, full-time lectureship to students who finish in five years, and the University of California at Irvine offers a two-year term as a clinical -i.e., teaching-centered – assistant professor.

The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 6, 2017
Universities With the Most Doctorate Recipients in the Humanities and Arts, 2015
The top 50 institutions granted more than 60 percent of the 5,600 doctorates in the humanities and arts that were awarded during the 2014-15 academic year. The 10 institutions that produced the most doctorate recipients in letters were public institutions, and so were seven of the top 10 institutions producing doctorates in foreign languages and literature. In contrast, private universities predominated among the top 10 for granting doctorates in history
1.  U. of California at Los Angeles          120
3.  U. of California at Berkeley               1
22.  U. of California at Santa Barbara       60
24.  U. of California at Riverside              58
30.  U. of California at Irvine                    53
43.  U. of California at Davis                    46

Orange County Register, April 6, 2017
Voters’ attempt to speed executions should be quickly nullified
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the UC Irvine School of Law, [writes]: “The California Supreme Court should grant review and conclude that Proposition 66, which seeks to speed up executions, is unconstitutional.”

Becker’s Spine Review, April 5, 2017
Moving from the bedside to the desktop: Dr. Joshua Grill on employing analytics to further Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial designs
Researchers spanning the nation are working to employ analytics to drive real changes for patients with various conditions. Joshua Grill, PhD, co-director of the Memory Impairments Neurological Disorders Institute at University of California Irvine, details how he and fellow researchers are using analytics systems for clinical trials on Alzheimer’s disease research and how data may shape trials moving forward.

International Business Times, April 6, 2017
Are you good at League of Legends? You can get a school scholarship at this university
Speaking of schools participating in varsity eSports, the University of California, Irvine, has a dedicated gaming arena for eSports, which attracted a $250,000 investment.

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