UCI News

Orange County Register, Aug. 20, 2018
Looking back on 10 years of UCI Law
Song Richardson, dean and chancellor’s professor of law at UC Irvine School of Law, writes, “This week, the University of California, Irvine School of Law will kick off our 10-year anniversary celebration. As we commemorate this incredible milestone, I cannot help but reflect upon the ways UCI Law and the Orange County community have worked together to create meaningful change in the lives of so many.” [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

Daily Journal, Aug. 20, 2018
UC Irvine law school thrilled with successful first decade
The start of the academic year comes just a week after a new study rated the law school’s faculty 12th in the nation for scholarly impact. UCI Law is also ranked 21st in the all-important U.S. News & World Report rankings, a position many other respected schools in existence much long would love to hold. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

Daily Pilot, Aug. 17, 2018
UCI study: Women who smoked as teens are 8 times more likely to smoke during pregnancy, increasing risks
The study, led by assistant sociology professor Jennifer Kane …. pinpoints an area where researchers feel they can intervene to help reduce prenatal smoking and improve children’s health. “The punchline is we need to double down on efforts to prevent teens who take up smoking to begin with,” Kane said in an interview. “It could have diminishable impacts on birth outcomes.” [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

CNBC, Aug. 16, 2018
Nightly Business Report – August 16, 2018
Amazon could soon make the short list of candidates for the location of its $5 billion headquarters …. Amazon is banking on politicians who will do anything to win. [Amihai Glazer, professor of economics, University of California, Irvine], said, “They overestimate what the benefits will be, and particularly the city that bid the most is probably the one that most overestimated what the benefits are.” (starts at 25:46)

Alzforum, Aug. 17, 2018
Memory Slips as Soon as Amyloid Appears, Two Decades Before Dementia
Joshua Grill of the University of California, Irvine, who studies disclosure of brain amyloid status in A4, showed data suggesting that even at baseline, people who are accumulating amyloid appear to be aware at some level that their memory has changed. Before participants learned their amyloid status, the amyloid-positive group scored slightly higher on a measure of anxiety than amyloid-negatives, and also self-reported more concerns about having Alzheimer’s.

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