UCI News

T.H.E. Journal , July 17, 2017
UC Irvine Group Tackles Cybersecurity Challenges
A University of California, Irvine (UCI) group of faculty members and private sector cybersecurity experts has decided to take on cyber threats by applying a multidisciplinary approach that involves technology, law and policy. The UCI Cybersecurity Policy & Research Institute (CPRI) is comprised of “academic, critical infrastructure businesses, law enforcement and other government agencies, and privacy and civil liberties communities,” according to a UCI statement.

U.S. News & World Report, July 17, 2017
10 Resume Mistakes That Make You Look Old
“If you list your high school graduation year, they can get within a couple of years of your age,” says David Neumark, an economics professor at the University of California, Irvine, and co-author of the report. “It’s not clear you should hide your age, but it’s not crazy, either.”

Inquisitr, July 18, 2017
Cern and other accelerators revealed signs of a fifth force: could dark matter be explained away?
CERN has apparently not found dark matter but something else entirely, according to California researchers. The University of California, Irvine is currently studying all the data and have been making some revolutionary preliminary conclusions, based on a strange collider result explained in The Scientific American.

High Times, July 14, 2017
Study: Closure of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Causes Crime Stats to Rise
A new study has found that closing medical marijuana dispensaries does not reduce crime in neighborhoods, but rather, causes the exact opposite. … The authors, Tom Y. Chang (USC Business School) and Mireille Jacobson (UC Irvine Business School), attribute this spike in crime to a lack of foot traffic and public engagement in the neighborhoods.

Independent, July 17, 2017
Science Says These Seven Tactics Will Help You Win Any Argument
“When people have their self-worth validated in some way, they tend to be more receptive to information that challenges their beliefs,” Peter Ditto, a psychology professor at the University of California at Irvine, told New York magazine in 2014.

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