UCI News

Orange County Business Journal, Dec. 14, 2017
OC 500: Howard Gillman
Howard Gillman, Chancellor University Of California-Irvine, 104K students sought UCI admission 2017; 31K accepted; about 6.5K expected … student body spans 80 languages … 80 undergrad programs … top-10 ranks for economic value, mobility, affordable ed … UCI Guinness World Records in dodgeball, capture the flag … Gillman magician in his youth … $200M Samueli pledge to UCI, September … Business Journal OC 5.

TIME, Dec. 19, 2017
Money Can’t Buy Happiness, But It Does Change How You Experience It
“People who make more money were more likely to experience happiness derived from their own accomplishments,” says lead author Paul Piff, assistant professor of psychology at the University of California Irvine. “I think that makes sense, in part, because they are a little more self-reliant and don’t have to depend on other people.”

The Guardian, Dec. 18, 2017
Natural selection may favour younger mothers and higher BMI in men
“We wanted to try to understand what types, and [to] quantify, the evolutionary forces that are affecting contemporary human traits, [including] height [and] BMI,” said Jaleal Sanjak, a co-author of the research from the University of California, Irvine. “And also characterize whether selection was pushing the population in one direction or another, or favoring intermediate values or extreme values,” he added.

KCRW, Dec. 18, 2017
Accused of rape, hip-hop’s Russell Simmons fights back
Twelve women have accused music mogul Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct. … The New York Police Department has opened an investigation. But yesterday on Instagram, Simmons called the new claims “an insane pile on,” and posted an image of the words #NotMe.. Guests: Charis Kubrin, UC Irvine ….

Women’s Health, Dec. 18, 2017
6 Signs Your Pee Problems Might Actually Be Kidney Stones
While kidney stones are slightly more common in men than women, anyone can develop them, says Ralph V. Clayman, M.D., a professor in the department of urology at the University of California, Irvine.

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