UCI News

Orange County Business Journal, Jan. 19, 2017
UCI law dean honored again
National Jurist magazine named Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Law, as the most influential person in legal education in the U.S. in 2016. … He was recognized in the same capacity by National Jurist on its 2013 list.

The Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 19, 2017
Inauguration Day is here: What do protesters hope to accomplish?
An event like the Women’s March on Washington, which is expected to attract as many as 200,000 protesters, “only makes a difference, and only makes sense, in the context of a larger social movement campaign,” says David Meyer, a sociology professor at the University of California, Irvine. “But in the context of a larger social movement campaign, events like this matter.”

The New York Times, Jan. 19, 2017
At Trump Hotel in Washington, champagne toasts in an ethical ‘minefield’
Erwin Chemerinsky, the dean of University of California, Irvine, School of Law, said, “There is no doubt he will be benefiting financially from foreign government officials who are patronizing the Trump Hotel in Washington and other facilities around the world.”

Climate Central, Jan. 19, 2017
Warm air invades Arctic again, slowing sea ice growth
The current episode is the third major incursion of warm, stormy weather into the heart of the Arctic during this freeze season, “although really it has just been persistently warm the entire winter across much of the Arctic Ocean basin,” Zack Labe, a Ph.D. student in climate science at University of California, Irvine, said in an email.

HealthDay, Jan. 19, 2017
Brain-training may help ease ringing in the ears
Dr. Harrison Lin, an assistant professor in the department of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, reviewed the study’s findings. “This is an important study that once again demonstrates the considerable benefits of these safe and noninvasive measures that can be provided to potentially improve the lives of people suffering from chronic and bothersome tinnitus,” Lin said.

Orange Coast Magazine, Jan. 19, 2017
With an eye on the future, Segerstrom Center for the Arts is out to improve the community
In August, center officials invited John Crawford, UC Irvine associate professor of dance and media arts, to collaborate with dancers from Russia’s Mariinsky Theatre, who were at the center to perform in “Tour de Force III.”  Crawford attended a rehearsal with the dancers, introducing them to an interactive digital media system he invented. The center streamed the creative back-and-forth  live on Facebook, attracting nearly 11,000 viewers to this artistic encounter.

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