UCI News

The New York Times, Jan. 15, 2016
6 hospitalized, one of them brain-dead, after drug trial in France
Daniele Piomelli, professor of anatomy and neurobiology, pharmacology and biological chemistry at the University of California, Irvine, said it was difficult to comment on the drug because its structure and pharmacological properties were unknown. He said in an email that the main problem with other FAAH inhibitors … was that they did not work very well, not that they were unsafe.

Orange County Register, Jan. 19, 2016
A day of helping

Adeli Duron, UC Irvine Veteran Services Center director, checks in to volunteer to help pack boxes of food on Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Orange County Food Bank in Garden Grove. … UC Irvine Fifty for 50 volunteers get together after their shift at the Orange County Food Bank ….

The National Jurist, Winter 2016
Most influential people in legal education

No. 2 Erwin Chemerinsky, dean, University of California, Irvine School of Law. In 2015, the UC Irvine School of Law was eligible for U.S. News & World Report’s ranking.  It debuted at a seemly heady No. 30. … No. 23 Bryant Garth, professor of law, University of California, Irvine School of Law.

LA Weekly, Jan. 20, 2016
WTF happened to El Niño?
“Up until this time we can’t say El Niño hasn’t produced the impact we expect,” said Jin-Yi Yu of UC Irvine’s Department of Earth system [science]. “It’s still early to say it didn’t bring the expected rainfall.” … “We have had years with a relatively dry winter with a lot of rain in March,” said Amir AghaKouchak, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at UC Irvine. “Still, there is a chance of extreme rainfall in the next two months.”

The CATESOL Journal, 2015
International students at the University of California: The impact on writing center practice
Writing center administrators and staff at 3 UC campuses − UC Irvine, UCLA, and UC San Diego − discuss the challenges they are encountering and the possibilities that are emerging as they pursue their mission to serve all undergraduate student writers. Authors … Sue Cross and Kelley Ruble … UCI’s Center  for Excellence in Writing and Communication.

CBS Los Angeles, Jan. 16, 2016
5 Most scenic college campuses near OC
The University of California, Irvine campus really is designed for those moments when students need to clear their heads. The academic and administrative buildings are set in a circle around Aldrich Park, which is named in honor of founding chancellor Daniel G. Aldrich.

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