UCI News

Daily Journal, Jan. 8, 2016
Law school association admits UCI Law
The Association of American Law Schools on Thursday admitted University of California, Irvine School of Law to its ranks following a vote by the group’s House of Representatives. Blake D. Morant, AALS’ president [said] …. “Usually with a brand new law school, it takes them a while to build up their reputation and getting their various programs to match our ideals,” Morant said. “UC Irvine has certainly done that in a remarkably short period of time.” … “It’s a wonderful milestone for the law school,” [UCI Law School Dean Erwin] Chemerinsky said. “I really got goosebumps from everyone cheering us on.”

Orange County Business Journal, Jan. 11, 2016
Talent, treasure anchor UCI’s Cove
The 31,000-square-foot digs are home to Applied Innovation, the University of California, Irvine’s effort to build a “startup ecosystem” in Orange County. It hosts the common complement of students, entrepreneurs and investors. “It’s a marketplace for ideas,” said Richard Sudek …. He’s executive director of Applied Innovation. … UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman said “We were able to go big (with the Cove) because there was strong support in the community.”

The Washington Post, Jan. 8, 2016
How to rid politics of its pollution by wealthy donors?
As Richard Hasen shows in his new book, Plutocrats United, the question is far more complicated than many of us realize. … Hasen, a [law] professor at the University of California, Irvine, outlines in a thorough, yet readable, manner how we got to this point.

CNBC, Jan. 8, 2016
Biggest problem for U.S.
Discussing the play on China’s market, and the problem with the strong U.S. dollar relative to the Chinese yuan, with Peter Navarro, UC Irvine professor.

Daily Pilot, Jan. 9, 2016
UC Irvine undergrads open free clinic in Garden Grove
In April 2014, a small group of UC Irvine undergraduates had an idea to open a free healthcare clinic for underserved patients that would also prepare them for medical careers. … When the facility opened on Dec. 13, 2014, Tiffany Pham, now a senior at UCI, saw firsthand how it could make a difference.

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