UCI News

NBC 4 Los Angeles, Dec. 15, 2017
UC Irvine Application Record
UC Irvine just broke its record for number of applications in the UC system, more than 116,000 students applied to the university. That’s up 41% over the last 5 years. UC Irvine says it is because it offers quality, accessible and affordable education.

Orange County Business Journal, Dec. 14, 2017
UCI: 116K Want In
University of California-Irvine got 116,192 applications—freshman and transfer students—for fall 2018, a record. … Chancellor Howard Gillman said UCI’s “quality, accessibility and affordability” made it a “destination” university.

Los Angeles Times, Dec. 14, 2017
Five California colleges rank in top 10 for high Latino grad rates
UC Irvine also made the top 10 list. … UC Irvine won federal recognition this year for serving Latinos, one of the few elite research universities to do so. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

Red Bull MindGamers, Dec. 2017
How your eyes trick your mind
One of the leading experts in the field of Visual Intelligence is Donald Hoffman, Professor of Cognitive Science, University of California, Irvine, and author of Visual Intelligence: How We Create What We See. We had the opportunity to sit down with Professor Hoffman to talk about **how our brain constructs the images we perceive: **

Simplemost, Dec. 15, 2017
Why Some People Get Those Little Red Bumps On Their Arms—And How To Get Rid Of Them
“When you come out of the shower, pat yourself dry—don’t rub or scrub,” Janellen Smith, a dermatologist at UC Irvine Health, told the Huffington Post.

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