UCI News

Orange County Register, Dec. 1, 2017
Race to rewire California will happen one neighborhood at a time
“I hope we’re enabled to make a difference,” said UC Irvine engineering professor Jack Brouwer, who is leading the team planning to retrofit Oak View, one of a dozen similar teams working on competing plans to transform existing cities and farms into emission free zones that can be replicated throughout California.

PC Magazine, Dec. 1, 2017
Inside DARPA’s Hackfest at NASA Research Park
Dr. Marco Levorato, Assistant Professor in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, at UC-Irvine, took a moment out of supervising the DeepEdge team to explain what their drone was doing. “We brought two faculty and two students from each university to approach the mission,” said Dr. Levorato. “We’re using video input to detect and attack a visual target ….”

Los Angeles Times, Dec. 1, 2017
Joseph White, pioneering black psychologist who mentored students at UC Irvine, dies at 84
A pioneer in the field of black psychology and an influential figure to countless students at UC Irvine, Joseph L. White was 84 and planning for the future. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

Business Insider Australia, Dec. 2, 2017
19 things teachers say parents should do at home to help their kids succeed
In fact, research from North Carolina State University, Brigham Young University, and the University of California, Irvine, finds that parental involvement is a more significant factor in a child’s academic performance than the qualities of the school itself.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Nov. 27, 2017
Pregnancy, Poverty and the State
Women in the United States are losing hard-won reproductive rights as conservative groups overturn laws which fund access to contraception, abortion and sex education … Speaker: Michele Bratcher Goodwin Chancellor’s Professor of Law University of California-Irvine.

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