UCI News

Discover, June 26, 2019
Bystanders Try to Help More Often Than They Get Credit For
Kristen Renwick Monroe is a political scientist from University of California, Irvine, who was not involved in this work. Her own research also tries to understand why some people intervene and some do not. She says these latest findings are something psychology as a “discipline does need to be aware of.”

USA Today, June 28, 2019
Opinion: Abusive partners — like abortion bans — limit the reproductive rights of their victims
“Intimate violence remains exceedingly common in our society and is one of the many reasons a woman may seek an abortion. We must trust women to make their own health decisions and ensure ready access to medically accurate information, contraceptives and reproductive healthcare, including safe and legal abortions. Such reproductive choice is essential for women to achieve social and economic justice and freedom from violence,” says Jane K. Stoever, a clinical professor of law at UC Irvine School of Law and director of UCI’s Domestic Violence Clinic.

Futurity, June 27, 2019
Ozone and Your Skin Oils Mix to Create ‘Pig-Pen Effect’
According to the researchers, who report their findings in Communications Chemistry, skin oils contain substances, such as squalene, fatty acids, and wax esters. If a person wears the same clothes too long—for example, more than a day—without washing, there is a chance that the clothes become more saturated with the oils, leading to a higher chance of reaction with ozone, which is an unstable gas. Additional researchers from Penn State and the University of California, Irvine, contributed to the work.

New Books Network, June 7, 2019 (Audio)
Returns of War
In Returns of War: South Vietnam and the Price of Refugee Memory … Long T. Bui, professor at UCI, examines the complicated relationship between the Vietnamese diasporic community and its home country, the former South Vietnam. … This book is both a critical investigation and a tribute to the refugee community that is a legacy of the Vietnam War.

Los Angeles Times, June 24, 2019
Rams to open training camp for 2019 season on July 27
The Rams, coming off a trip to the Super Bowl in the 2018 season, will open training camp at UC Irvine on July 27, and seven practices will be open to the public, the team announced Monday. … Admission to practices is free, but tickets are required. Fans can register for tickets at therams.com/trainingcamp. Ticket registration also will be available at UC Irvine. Prepaid parking is available at www.parking.uci.edu/rams. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

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