UCI News

PBS, Feb. 10, 2016
Nova
Elizabeth Loftus, UC Irvine Distinguished Professor of social ecology, has spent the last 40 years exploring how unreliable our memory is …. Her work has inspired a generation of researchers ….

The New York Times, Feb. 12, 2016
When the hospital fires the bullet
But working in health care settings requires a different mind-set, security experts emphasize. … Scott Martin, the security director at the University of California, Irvine, Medical Center [said], “You have to send the message that these are patients, they’re sick, the mental health population has rights − and you need to be sensitive to that.”

Time Magazine, Feb. 11, 2016
What your Facebook habit means for your sleep
A new study, to be presented this spring, suggests that browsing your feed a few dozen times a day could be a symptom of sleep deprivation. Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, analyzed the activities of a group of 76 undergrads and found that those who weren’t logging enough sleep at night were logging more time on the social-networking site during the day.

The Conversation, Feb. 11, 2016
Many low-income students use only their phone to get online. What are they missing?
Crystle Martin,
postdoctoral researcher, University of California, Irvine, [writes]: Having access only through their mobile devices means that low-income families and youth do not have the same access to the Internet as those with other Internet connections. … This can be a barrier to learning for young people. It can limit their access to resources to complete their homework, as well as create barriers for other learning.

Orange County Register, Feb. 11, 2016
Rams in talks with UC Irvine for possible training camp site
The Rams have had talks with UC Irvine officials about using the campus as a temporary training camp facility, club chief operating officer Kevin Demoff confirmed Thursday. Describing UCI as the “main O.C. candidate,” Demoff said the Rams have also had talks with “other local universities about training camp.” … The Rams’ “goal is to make a decision within the next 30 days,” Demoff said.

Orange County Register, Feb. 11, 2016
Miller: Senior guard Eyassu Worku making a name for himself at Los Alamitos
In the fall, Worku will continue his career – and his education – at UC Irvine. And isn’t that what this country is all about, a first-generation American, the son of an accountant and a secretary, pursuing the best life possible? Sure it is, America the one place in the world where every young man and woman can dream of growing up to one day to be an Anteater.

Previously “In the News”