UCI News

KPFK – Bibliocracy Radio, Jan. 14, 2018
Free Speech on Campus (Podcast)
This week on Bibliocracy … I speak with UC Irvine Chancellor Howard Gillman on the occasion of his co-authorship of an urgently timely, accessible, affirming and yet still provocative book, Free Speech on Campus.

ABA Journal, Jan. 12, 2018
UC Irvine’s Richardson is the only woman of color to serve as dean at a top 30 law school
Legal scholar L. Song Richardson took over as dean of the University of California at Irvine School of Law on Jan. 1, and made history in the process. Richardson is the only woman of color to serve as a dean of a law school with a top 30 ranking in U.S. News & World Report … “Through my life I have been inspired by other women and the incredible work they’ve done, and I hope with me in this position it will potentially inspire other women to dream big and work hard to achieve their dreams,” Richardson said.

Nature, Jan. 12, 2018
US immigration fight heightens legal limbo for young ‘Dreamer’ scientists
Like other young researchers in graduate school, Evelyn Valdez-Ward has a lot on her plate. An ecology student at the University of California, Irvine, she has been running field experiments and scrounging for research funding. But, above all, she is worried about whether she can stay in the United States. “My first year has been a real whirlwind,” she says. “On top of how difficult grad school is, Trump got elected.”

EOS, Jan. 16, 2018
Will Clean Air Fade Away?
Amir Aghakouchak, professor of engineering at UC Irvine, et al., write: “Clean air is fundamental for human survival, yet it is often compromised in urban areas, and megacities emit enormous quantities of pollutants into the air.”

Reader’s Digest, Jan. 16, 2018
New Study Gets to the Truth of “Money Buying Happiness”
Now scientists from the University of California at Irvine have found that how much money you make may impact HOW you experience happiness … according to their recent study … the scientists, Paul K. Piff, PhD and Jake Moskowitz, graduate student and research fellow, used data from an existing survey of 1,519 U.S. adults between the ages of 24 to 93, randomly sampled to be representative of the entire U.S. population.

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