UCI News

The Washington Post, Dec. 12, 2017
Trump has unprecedented power to remake the world’s most powerful economic body
Based on Trump’s early picks, it appears the administration is reversing the Fed’s longtime shift toward governors who are academic economists and away from bankers and businessmen, said Gary Richardson, a Fed historian at the University of California at Irvine.

Scientific American, Dec. 12, 2017
The Importance of Fostering Emotional Diversity in Boys
Jessica Borelli, Associate Professor of Psychology and Social Behavior at University of California, Irvine, and June Gruber write, “A lack of emotional diversity is not just important for young boys but continues to be so as emotionally restricted young boys mature into adult men with more rigid emotional repertoires. Experiencing the full range of emotions may not only benefit young boys’ psychological health but  have far-reaching benefits for society at large.”

Vice, Dec. 11, 2017
It’s Getting Harder for People of Color Like Me to Inhabit White Spaces
“That anxiety is never far from the surface,” said Thomas A. Parham, a psychologist, adjunct professor, and vice chancellor of student affairs at University of California, Irvine, who has written extensively on minority psychology. “All you have to do is be reminded through social circumstance that things are the way they are. That’s why the social climate is forcing people of color to confront it every day.”

Los Angeles Times, Dec. 11, 2017
Is the Supreme Court finally ready to tackle partisan gerrymandering? Signs suggest yes
Richard L. Hasen, UC Irvine Law School professor, writes, “Is the Supreme Court about to cause great political upheaval by getting into the business of policing the worst partisan gerrymanders? Signs from last week suggest that it well might. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

Orange County Business Journal, Dec. 11, 2017
UCI’s Claire Trevor School Makes a Business of Dance
Faculty and students at the University of California-Irvine’s dance department in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts think they buck a long-term trend. The dance department trains undergraduate and graduate students for opportunities such as performance, choreography, teaching and physical therapy. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

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