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NBC4, June 14, 2017
Daughter to Graduate From UCI After Cancer Strikes Family 3 Times
“I had to make the decision right for me, regardless of how difficult it would be to leave UCI for a time,” Rodriguez said. … Six months later she was back, pursuing a double major in psychology and education. … In Spanish, she wrote on her graduation cap “thus far the lord has helped me.” Soon she’ll be back at UC Irvine to get a master’s in education.

Healthline, June 14, 2017
Is Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research in Jeopardy?
Leslie Thompson, PhD, a professor of psychiatry and human behavior, and professor of neurobiology and behavior, at the University of California Irvine, has devoted her entire career to unlocking the mysteries of Huntington’s disease and finding treatments. … “We’re in an exciting, unprecedented time of opportunity to use stem cells for treatments,” she said.

USA Today, June 14, 2017
Blaming political vitriol for men like James Hodgkinson? Not so fast, experts say
“People who are prone to this kind of violence will find justification for acting out from religion, from politics, from whatever,” said Peter Ditto, a professor of psychology at the University of California-Irvine. “I don’t think that it’s fair to say all this political conflict that we’re going through is going to make a lot of people go out and shoot people.”

Bustle, June 14, 2017
What Happens If Trump Is Found Guilty Of Obstruction Of Justice?
According to the dean of the University of California’s Irvine School of Law, Erwin Chemerinsky, “The Watergate grand jury in 1974 named Richard Nixon an ‘unindicted co-conspirator’ because they did not know if they could indict a sitting president.”

The Huffington Post, June 15, 2017
Exactly What To Do This Summer To Have Gorgeous Skin Forever
“The number one thing that causes [skin] problems is the sun,” Janellen Smith, dermatology professor at the University of California-Irvine School of Medicine, told HuffPost. “So if you can protect yourself from the sun, that is a good thing for longevity of your skin.” … Check out Smith’s tips below on how to enjoy the sunshine but still keep your skin healthy for years to come:

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