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Orange County Register, Feb. 23, 2016
Low-lying O.C. cities in most danger, UCI educator says
In Orange County, low-lying coastal cities like Huntington Beach and Newport Beach face the most dire consequences of climate change because “a lot of sea level rise is now inevitable,” says Steve Davis, an assistant professor at UC Irvine’s Department of Earth System Science.

Los Angeles Times, Feb. 19, 2016
Apple-FBI battle over San Bernardino terror attack investigation: All the details
UC Irvine School of Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky said a carefully drafted federal law giving law enforcement the right to get around encryption in certain compelling situations probably would be constitutional. But he doubted a court could force a company to write software. “You can’t subpoena or get a warrant for something that doesn’t exist,” he said.

The Baltimore Sun, Feb. 18, 2016
Woman’s blindness apparently reversed by stem cell treatment
While calling Weiss’ methods unconventional, stem cell researchers acknowledge results are what matter. There’s not enough information to judge his research, said Dr. Henry John Klassen, associate professor and director of the Stem Cell & Regeneration Program at the University of California, Irvine.

Southern California Public Radio, Feb. 22, 2016
Minority voters helped tip the scales in Nevada’s Democratic caucus (Audio)
Despite his narrow loss in Nevada, Democrat Bernie Sanders scored one victory that was not thought possible just a few months ago: he closed the Latino voter gap with Hillary Clinton. So, what do this weekend’s results tell us about the future role of minority voters? … Take Two put that question to three guests: Luis DeSipio, professor of political science and Latino studies at UC Irvine

Orange County Register, Feb. 22, 2016
Disneyland Resort president will take reins of UCI’s chief executive roundtable
The president of Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Michael Colglazier, will serve as the next chairman of UCI’s chief executive roundtable. … As part of the roundtable, business and university leaders work to support UCI as well as surrounding businesses. More than 80 Orange County business leaders make up the executive roundtable. Membership is by invitation.

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