UCI News

Orange County Business Journal, June 11, 2018
UCI Health CEO Named
Richard Gannotta was named chief executive of UCI Health, the clinical, medical education and research arm of the University of California-Irvine.

Bloomberg, June 12, 2018
Glass Ceilings Are Holding Gay Men Back
Gay men face glass ceilings, researchers find. “Gay men are significantly less likely than comparable heterosexual men to be in the highest-level managerial positions that come with higher status and pay,” according to a new paper by … Matt Huffman [sociology professor and chair] from the University of California at Irvine.

AP, June 11, 2018
Supreme Court allows Ohio, other state voter purges
Richard Hasen, an election law expert at the University of California at Irvine, called the case “a close question of statutory interpretation.” Hasen said the lawsuit the court resolved Monday did not involve allegations of discrimination against minority voters, and he suggested the laws in Ohio and other states could be vulnerable to a legal challenge on those grounds.

WND, June 11, 2018
Higher minimum wage increases poverty in poor areas
Led by the University of California, Irvine economist David Neumark, the study found that in poor neighborhoods, a $1 increase in the minimum wage raises poverty rates and government dependency by about 3 percent …. “The clear evidence here is that the minimum wage doesn’t deliver long-run gains and welfare doesn’t deliver long-run gains,” said Neumark said, the director of the Economic Self-Sufficiency Policy Research Institute at the university.

The Atlantic, June 11, 2018
The Most Honest Out-of-Office Message
Research has shown that returning to email after a brief hiatus can be stressful. In a 2012 study, Gloria Mark, a professor at the University of California at Irvine who studies how information-technology use affects people … found that the participants who were cut off from email experienced significant reductions in their stress levels, as indicated by changes in their resting heart rates. When people return to their regular routine, so does the stress, she says.

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