UCI News

Axios, Feb. 27, 2020
Hospitals have been preparing for coronavirus uptick
Shruti Gohil, an infectious disease doctor at the University of California Irvine, said her hospital system and others always have emergency plans for these types of outbreaks and disasters. Their planning ramped up in January after more cases were coming out of China.

Business Insider, Feb. 27, 2020
Experts say officials need a ‘plan B’ for the 2020 elections in case the coronavirus continues to spread in the US
Rick Hasen, a [Chancellor’s] Pofessor of law and political science at UC Irvine, argued that states and localities need a “plan B” for election day. “”The important thing now, before any disaster hits, is for election officials to come up with a ‘Plan B’ in the event of a pandemic,” Hasen told Insider.

San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 25, 2020
Jenn Colella ready for next destination in high-flying career
Jenn Colella’s, performance as the grounded pilot Beverley Bass earned Colella a Tony nomination and Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk awards, but she is more than ready to spread her wings. … She’s  been developing her autobiographical cabaret show over the past year, tracing her journey from grad school days at UC Irvine, when she fronted a rock band, to her stint on the Los Angeles comedy scene and her emergence as a force on Broadway.

China Daily, Feb. 27, 2020
Imposed idleness a good time to build body’s defenses
Likewise, research by Shin Lin, a fellow tai chi disciple and a professor at the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology at the School of Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine, has found that tai chi strengthens our immune system, increases the body’s defenses against cancer, and generally offers the range of benefits of which Chinese lore has long boasted.

Broadway World, Feb. 26, 2020
Segerstrom Center For The Arts Presents BRILLIANCE: A Night Of Music And Light Silent Disco
Segerstrom Center and UC Irvine’s Emergent Media + Design program are partnering for the third year to allow guests to discover and explore interactive art and technology projects. Segerstrom Center and UCI have a long history of innovative artistic collaborations and Segerstrom Center is excited to showcase cutting-edge art and technology research being developed by UCI students.

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