UCI News

Daily Pilot, Dec. 9, 2016
22-year-old tackles college − and running her own gelato business
To say Vyvy Hoang has the heavy schedule of a 22-year-old college student would be a seriously deficient characterization. The full-time business student at UC Irvine gets up at 8 a.m. most days to make it to her 9 a.m. classes. Then, she makes her way to work in the early afternoons. … At 2 p.m. most days, she’ll open up Eiswelt Gelato, a Westminster gelato shop that she owns and operates.

Daily Pilot, Dec. 9, 2016
UCI law students provide free aid to undocumented students
Students in the UC Irvine School of Law are taking time on top of their studies and research to help some of the university’s approximately 650 undocumented students with immigration matters before President-elect Donald Trump assumes office Jan. 20.

Los Angeles Times, Dec. 9, 2016
Clinton won as many votes as Obama in 2012 − just not in the states where she needed them most
Michael Tesler, a political scientist at UC Irvine, has spent the year studying the role of race in the campaign. In a series of articles, he has described survey data that show a strong link between measures of racial resentment and support for Trump among white voters.

Money, Dec. 11, 2016
6 easy moves to make in your 30s that will pay off huge later on
The more you know about personal finance, the more you’re likely to save, research shows. Two online courses can help: Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning from the University of California, Irvine and Khan Academy’s personal finance class.

Zocalo Public Square, Dec. 12, 2016
UC Irvine criminologist Charis E. Kubrin
Charis E. Kubrin is a professor of criminology, law, and society at the UC Irvine who researches the intersection of neighborhoods, race, and violence. Before participating in the Zócalo/The California Wellness Foundation event, “How Do You Fix a ‘Bad’ Neighborhood?” she talked in the Zócalo green room about her connection to Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

Raw Story, Dec. 10, 2016
Santa vs. superheroes − Who would you pick to win?
He doesn’t fight crime or hang out in a Batcave, but Santa has superpowers that would rival any comic book hero, according to Michael Dennin, a University of California, Irvine physics & astronomy professor who also teaches the science of superheroes.

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