UCI IN THE NEWS – JUNE 16, 2017

Orange County Register, June 15, 2017
Where are 2017 Orange County instrumental music students going to college?
UC Irvine … Jennifer Chau … I ultimately chose UCI because I believe it is where I will thrive most successfully. The school offered me a spot in their Campuswide Honors Program, so I know I’ll be able to continue challenging myself as well as work closely with dedicated professors throughout my time at UCI. In the end, I am happy and committed with my decision to attend UCI.

The Intercept, June 16, 2017
How Sanctuary Cities Can Protect Undocumented Immigrants From ICE Data Mining
“The raids are different than before, they’re very targeted,” said Ana Muniz, an assistant professor of Criminology, Law & Society at the University of California, Irvine. “Any sort of motivated agent has a way to access information from one system to another. The arrests we’re seeing in Los Angeles are of ICE agents sent out to detain or one two people with specific standing removal orders, that requires a detailed level of intelligence, whereas during the 1990s and 2000s, the raids were more location-based,” Muniz said.

Quanta Magazine, June 13, 2017
Dark Matter Recipe Calls for One Part Superfluid
“It’s a neat idea,” said Tim Tait, a particle physicist at the University of California, Irvine. “You get to have two different kinds of dark matter described by one thing.” And that neat idea may soon be testable.

Boing Boing, June 14, 2017
Making a better World War II
Gregory Benford, professor of physics at the University of California, Irvine, writes: “I later was a postdoc working with renowned physicist Edward Teller, who told me many inside stories about the Manhattan Project that built the nuclear (“atomic”) bombs. My natural, science fictional instincts tinkered with the many what-if notions about how the war might have been different, and one became concrete in my mind: what if we’d gotten the bomb earlier?”

ABC7, June 10, 2017
UCI Undie run
UC Irvine students strip down to let off some steam just before finals. Take a look at the annual undie run. It’s all in good fun and for a good cause. All of the clothing the students shed are collected for charities that help the homeless. Last year, about 600 pounds of clothing was donated.

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