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The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 9, 2018
Top Public and Private Colleges in the West
The UC schools in Los Angeles, Berkeley, Davis and San Diego take the top four slots; those in Santa Barbara and Irvine are Nos. 6 and 7, respectively. … UC Irvine is the highest in the environment category, while UC Davis is highest for engagement, tied with University of Arizona. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

The Atlantic, Jan. 9, 2018
The Republican Party Emerges From Decades of Court Supervision
Similarly, states have pursued initiatives like voter ID, to address the undocumented specter of widespread voter fraud. Yet, as the University of California, Irvine School of Law professor Rick Hasen argued in November at Slate, it’s unlikely that the RNC itself will be directly challenging votes in the near future.

Los Angeles Review of Books, Jan. 9, 2018
More Speech or Enforced Silence? Stephen Rohde Reviews Two Recent Books on the Subject of Free Speech on Campus
In their own new book, Free Speech on Campus, Erwin Chemerinsky and Howard Gillman bring a wealth of legal knowledge and incisive thinking to these difficult questions. … Gillman is chancellor and professor of Law, Political Science and History at the University of California, Irvine.

News Deeply, Jan. 10, 2018
How Hydrogen Could Help Clean Up the Global Shipping Industry
Scott Samuelsen, director of the National Fuel Cell Research Center at the University of California, Irvine, sees electricity produced from hydrogen as the inevitable choice of the shipping industry for three reasons. … “It will be an evolution and a changeover in the population of ships over many decades,” Samuelsen said.

Reuters, Dec. 28, 2017
Cotton swabs still a major cause of eardrum perforations
The article is “a nice study of emergency room visits for traumatic ear perforation,” said Dr. Hamid Djalilian, a professor of clinical otolaryngology at the University of California, Irvine, who wasn’t involved in the research. … The ears have a self-cleaning mechanism, said Djalilian.

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