UCI News

National Geographic, July 17, 2018
Massive Iceberg Threatens Greenland Village
“If it breaks apart, they’ll have just a few minutes to evacuate,” University of California at Irvine scientist Eric Rignot says. “When a piece of ice splashes into the ocean, it generates tremendous amounts of energy.” When the iceberg might break apart, he says, is nearly impossible to predict.

Scientific American, July 17, 2018
Surrendering to Rising Seas
IceBridge data have turned out to be essential for filling in fundamental gaps in polar ice knowledge, “but we still have a way to go in Antarctica,” says Eric Rignot of the University of California, Irvine, and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Daily Journal, July 16, 2018
Does the Supreme Court reflect the America it serves?
Michele Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor, UC Irvine writes, “Last week’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court further normalizes a history of indifference to the rights, concerns and citizenship of women.” [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

Orange County Register, July 17, 2018
Will chainsaw horror add fuel to immigration fight?
“Across our studies, one finding remains clear: Cities and neighborhoods with greater concentrations of immigrants have lower rates of crime and violence, all else being equal,” co-wrote UC Irvine criminology professor Charis Kubrin in an article published last year in Scientific American. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

Medium – Towards Data Science, July 17, 2018
Introducing a simple and intuitive Python API for UCI machine learning repository
UCI machine learning dataset repository is something of a legend in the field of machine learning pedagogy. … As an indication of the impact of the archive, it has been cited over 1000 times, making it one of the top 100 most cited “papers” in all of computer science.

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