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Money, Aug. 12, 2019 (Video)
We Ranked the 744 Best Colleges in America. Use This Interactive Tool to Find the Right One for You.
Money’s Best Colleges 2019/2020 Countdown. Mascots at our top 50 colleges range from Peter the Anteater at the University California, Irvine to … Baxter the Bearcat …. Our top 10 schools are: ….. And our number one school in Money’s Best Colleges Ranking for 2019/2020 is the University of California, Irvine.

The New York Times, Aug. 13, 2019
California Today
U.C. Irvine nabbed the top spot in Money magazine’s college rankings, which were based on a range of factors that point to value and quality of education over prestige. Seven other U.C. campuses, Cal State Long Beach and Caltech also ranked highly. [Money] [Subscription required, campus-wide access provided by UCI Libraries. Sign-up here: AccessNYT.com]

Orange County Business Journal, Aug. 12, 2019
2019 Innovator of the Year Award Nominees
University of California, Irvine; Michael Dennin has contributed significantly to many milestones at UCI, but most recognizably his ability to popularize science and bring active learning environments to higher education. … [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

ABC10 News San Diego, Aug. 12, 2019
Study: Hookah possibly more dangerous than other forms of smoking
According to the University of California study, one in five college students in the US and Europe have tried it. … “Hookah mainstream smoke – that which is directly inhaled by the user – has many toxic and harmful chemicals, such as nicotine, which can lead to tobacco addiction; irritating carbonyl compounds; and benzine, a known carcinogen,” said lead author Veronique Perraud, a UCI assistant project scientist in the Department of Chemistry.

CNN, Aug. 13, 2019
Beijing says Hong Kong protests ‘show signs of terrorism.’ If you only watch state media, you probably agree
Lev Nachman, an expert in social movements in Hong Kong and Taiwan at the University of California, Irvine, said that while Yang’s use of the caveat “signs of terrorism,” rather than outright saying protesters were terrorists, was something of a silver lining, it suggested “harsh repression by the regime is now no longer off the table, especially if protests continue.”

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