UCI News

The New York Times, Jan. 10, 2018
Nicole Mitchell, an Innovative Flutist With an Afrofuturist Vision
Ms. Mitchell, 50, the artist-in-residence at this week’s Winter Jazzfest in New York, brings an eclectic ear and a frothy vigor to her instrument. … What can sometimes be forgotten is that Ms. Mitchell is probably the most inventive flutist in the past 30 years of jazz. … (Nowadays, Ms. Mitchell finds herself unexpectedly back in California, where she lives part-time, and is a music professor at the University of California, Irvine.) [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

View also: Getting to know…Nicole Mitchell (on Medium)

NBC News, Jan. 10, 2018
Supreme Court appears likely to approve Ohio’s voter purging
Professor Rick Hasen, an election law expert at the University of California at Irvine, says if the court sides with Ohio, “you’ll see more red states making it easier to drop people from the voter registration rolls, and it’s going to continue what I call the voting wars between the parties.”

Southern California Public Radio, Jan. 9, 2018
Trump calls for ‘bill of love’ allowing DACA recipients to remain
Louis DeSipio, University of California, Irvine political scientist, said any negotiations with Trump will have to include more border security and immigration enforcement. “Certain, he wants some wall in there,” DeSipio said. But he added Trump seemed somewhat willing to compromise in this area.

Times Higher Education, Jan. 11, 2018
California’s community colleges: university gateway, economic engine
Mr Oakley, the first Latino to lead the CCCS, which has more than 2 million students, joined the US military after leaving high school. He then enrolled at a community college and, like many students at those institutions, subsequently transferred to university to complete a four-year degree – in his case at the University of California, Irvine.

Orange County Register, Jan. 10, 2018
Heart-stopping incident at the Irvine Improv leads to a happy ending, with laughter
Kathleen Hoff, a trauma nurse who has worked at UCI Medical Center for 33 years, was at the comedy club for the birthday bash and took charge. Assisted by Fellows’ granddaughter, Shaelyn Blaney, of Lake Forest, Hoff began CPR on Fellows who had stopped breathing and had no pulse, reviving her before the paramedics arrived.

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