UCI News

Time, Jan. 23, 2017
What Women’s March participants can learn from 5 protests in American history
David S. Meyer, a professor at the University of California, Irvine …. [said]: “Activists get generally much less than they want and it takes a long time to get it, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t matter.” If activists hope to turn the march into a sustained and successful effort to make change, here are a few moments in the history of American protest that Meyer says can provide some pointers ….

The Sacramento Bee, Jan. 24, 2017
Which California colleges help transform impoverished students into wealthy adults?
How many students who started out poor become wealthy after college? … University of California, Irvine; 12 percent of parents in bottom income quintile, 55 percent of students that moved from bottom to top income bracket, 3 percent of students that moved from bottom to top 1 percent.

The Washington Post, Jan. 23, 2017
What is the ‘emoluments clause’? Does it apply to President Trump?
“If D.C. can allege that it has lost economically because of the benefits derived from the Trump violation of that emoluments clause, then D.C. could sue,” argued Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Law and an American Constitution Society board member . “And the way to do that would be to show that foreign governments are sending business to the Trump hotel that would otherwise go to D.C.’s hotels.”

Southern California Public Radio, Jan. 23, 2017
This lawyer thinks Donald Trump is in violation of the Constitution
A lawsuit was filed Monday morning, claiming the President is violating the Constitution by allowing his hotels and other business operations to accept payments from foreign governments. Alex Cohen spoke with one of the attorneys filing the suit, Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the law school at University of California, Irvine.

My News LA, Jan. 23, 2017
UC Irvine going electric! $15 million electric buses to make US campus history
UC Irvine announced Monday that 20 electric-powered buses worth $15 million are on order, which will make UCI the first campus in the country to have an all-electric fleet. … “Once again, UCI is number one in making sure we have a sustainable future,” said Tracy La, president of the Associated Students of UCI. “I hope the rest of the country can follow us. I hope other colleges and universities will do this.”

Entrepreneur, Jan. 24, 2017
10 personal branding experts to follow this year
4. Ryan Foland specializes in strategically communicating for personal and corporate brands. He is the creator of the 3-1-3 Theory. In this process, pitches begin as three sentences, are condensed into one sentence and then boiled down to three words. Foland applies this approach at UC Irvine, where he oversees social media and marketing strategy.

Previously “In the News”