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U.S. News & World Report, Jan. 24, 2018
Broadcom’s Henry Samueli Connects Success, Philanthropy
In September, the [Samueli Foundation] gifted the University of California—Irvine $200 million – the largest gift in school history – to launch an integrated health program.

KPCC, Jan. 24, 2018
As Stockton launches universal basic income project, we discuss benefits and drawbacks
Guests: David Neumark, professor of Economics and director of the Economic Self-Sufficiency Policy Research Institute at UC Irvine ….

OC Weekly, Jan. 25, 2018
Avant-Garde Composer John Cage Inspires New Display at Beall Center for Art + Technology
Curator/Artistic Director David Familian’s astute collection—which includes a barely perceptible Sol LeWitt Wall Drawing 76 re-created by UC Irvine students from LeWitt’s instructions; Reunion, a collaboration with the John Cage Trust featuring a chess board that creates a soundscape when the game is played; computer programs that design video and write poetry—is both dizzying and intellectually challenging in scope.

CBS 58, Jan. 24, 2018
“Paper Team” charged in series of robberies
University of California Irvine Professor, Charis Kubrin has been studying a correlation between crime and rap music, particularly when rap videos and lyrics are used as evidence. Kubrin says unlike many of the cases she’s studied, this one doesn’t seem to be about rap music. After briefly reviewing case details, she says besides the outfit, nothing else in the rap video should be used as evidence.

Los Angeles Review of Books, Jan. 25, 2018
Living in the Present: On Kieran Setiya’s “Midlife: A Philosophical Guide”
Karl Schafer, professor of philosophy at the University of California, Irvine, writes, “Popular philosophy seems to be in season. Even confining ourselves to the modest universe of my social media feed, this past fall alone offered us a philosophical analysis of misogyny, a defense of the “ethics of awesomeness,” a meditation on surfing and existentialism, a philosophical conversation about the later stages of life — and, our topic, a philosophical guide to middle age, Kieran Setiya’s Midlife.”

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