UCI News

Orange County Register, July 27, 2016
Here’s how UC Irvine transformed into Los Angeles Rams training ground
The Anteaters may not have a football team of their own, but it sure feels like they do when you walk on campus now. … Here’s a look at what UCI has done to prepare for the arrival of 225 players, staff and coaches, most of whom will be living on campus.

Fox 11, July 28, 2016
UCI Rams dorm rooms at UC Irvine
The Rams are going to be on HBO’s Hard Knocks. … We got a sneak peak of the show thanks to cornerback Tremaine Johnson. He posted a video on Instagram, a tour of his dorm room at UC Irvine.

Southern California Public Radio, July 27, 2016
California Clinton delegate: ‘I’m confident Sanders supporters will come around’
AirTalk spoke with several California delegates about the walkout, next steps for Bernie supporters, and what it was like to witness history being made in Philadelphia. … Guests: Louis Desipio, Director, Center for the Study of Democracy, UC Irvine.

Nature, July 20, 2016
Shape-shifters made with a snap
Materials that include a modular system of hinges have been used to build shape-shifting structures. … To make such materials more versatile, Lorenzo Valdevit of the University of California, Irvine, and his colleagues created a triangular Teflon structure several centimeters across, with hinges that allow it to snap into an open or closed configuration.

Fox News, July 28, 2016
Anti-cop climate having mixed results on police recruiting
“The perception of increased danger on the job could put a damper on recruitment, and given the extraordinary social concern and deepening social divisions of recent events, we will continue to see the spotlight shone on how police behave,” said Elliot Currie, a professor of criminology, law and society at University of California, Irvine.

OC Weekly, July 27, 2016
Shakespeare invades OC this summer
But the Shakespeare that ought to get the pulse of any Shakespeare-lover truly pulsing can be found in the county’s most unique theater: the New Swan, a portable, 16-ton, three-level, steel-and-wood cylinder stationed on the campus of UC Irvine that seats up to 130. … Now in its fifth season, the troupe, helmed by longtime UCI theater professor Eli Simon, has cultivated a niche for staging bold new takes on the Bard without compromising the dude’s language and literacy.

Previously “In the News”