UCI News

ABC 7, Aug. 21, 2017
UCI MIND Recruits For Alzheimer’s Study
Dr. Joshua Grill, Co-Director of UCI MIND, and John Lisabeth, whose mother has Alzheimer’s disease, discuss the impact of the disease, research at UCI MIND, and how you can help by enrolling in the UCI Consent-to-Contact (C2C) Registry, www.c2c.uci.edu.

The Washington Post, Aug. 22, 2017
‘Cheap speech and what it has done (to American democracy)’
A very interesting article by Richard L. Hasen (a professor at the University of California at Irvine) and Hasen’s Los Angeles Times op-ed based on the paper; here’s an excerpt of the op-ed: …

The Guardian, Aug. 23, 2017
Sexual harassment and the sharing economy: the dark side of working for strangers
In the case of revenge porn or “nonconsensual pornography” … it can feel impossible for those who are targeted to protect themselves or get help from tech platforms. Even if one site is responsive and removes photos, the images can continue to spread, said Christina Gagnier, a California attorney who represents victims of online abuse and teaches at the University of California, Irvine School of Law.

National Review, Aug. 22, 2017
Dying of Despair
I write this because there is a very good article in First Things by UC Irvine psychiatrist Aaron Kheriaty that explores the general issue of suicide. He diagnosis the causes of our crisis as coming from a loss of hope, and to some degree, the decline of religious practice (as distinguished from affiliation).

Orange County Register, Aug. 22, 2017
Hundreds gather at UCI to witness ‘Great American Eclipse’
It was supposed to be just a small party — a few UC Irvine astronomers getting together to see the “Great American Eclipse” with two telescopes. But everything changed when their department chair suggested turning it into something more.

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