UCI News

Orange Coast Magazine, Aug. 28, 2018
Editor’s Note // September 2018 Main Street O.C. Issue
We’re also excited to fill in readers about the plan for the Institute and Museum of California Art at UC Irvine. Later this month, the school will unveil many of the formerly hidden art pieces from the Buck Collection, … which was donated to UC Irvine last year. Be sure to go see the work while it’s on display for the next four months. It’s free, and it’s a great peek at what’s in store a few years from now when the building is complete. Orange County will be home to one of the biggest collections of California art anywhere.

Orange County Business Journal, Aug. 29, 2018
UCI Gets $9 Million
A new institute will be established at the University of California-Irvine thanks to a $9 million donation by Japanese … company Horiba Group …. The institute, called the Horiba Institute for Mobility and Connectivity, will focus on research and education around the environmental impacts of climate change and air quality, energy dependence and security as well as the affordability of fuel and electricity for consumers. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

ARCHITECT Magazine, Aug. 30, 2018
This Week in Tech: Dubai Plans to Become the World’s 3D Printing Leader
Sierra magazine has awarded both the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vt., first place in a tie for its 2018 ranking of North America’s greenest colleges and universities, also known as Cool Schools. … UCI, which received the top distinction for the third time in the past 10 years, has been working on a number of sustainability projects, including a net-zero-emissions housing construction and a power-to-gas hydrogen pipeline injection (first of its kind in the U.S.) ….

CBS2, Aug. 29, 2018
Former UCI Student Accused Of Impersonating A Doctor
A former UCI student is accused of impersonating a doctor, authorities said. Ariya Ouskouian, 23, of Irvine was charged Tuesday with providing medical diagnosis while impersonating a medical doctor. Officials said [Ariya] Ouskouian gave medical advice to a patient complaining about a growth on his neck in a consult room at the University of California, Irvine this past May. Authorities believe Ouskouian pretended to be a doctor on at least seven occasions at Children’s Hospital of Orange (CHOC) between April 23 and June 4 of this year.

Huffington Post, Aug. 27, 2018
Federal Court Strikes Down North Carolina Congressional Map Again
Republicans are expected to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. With Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, there is a 4-4 split between conservative and liberal justices, meaning the lower court’s ruling could remain in place, wrote Rick Hasen, an election law expert and a professor at the University of California, Irvine.

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