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NPR, June 3, 2018
We Now Know A Lot More About Students Who Receive Federal College Grants
The University of California system is a good example, with UCLA … and UC Irvine leading the way. UCLA boasts an 88 percent graduation rate for its Pell recipients, and 85 percent of Pell students graduate from UC San Diego and UC Irvine.

Science News, June 1, 2018
Mysterious neutrino surplus hints at the existence of new particles
Still, the existence of light sterile neutrinos might suggest heavier ones are out there, too, says cosmologist Kevork Abazajian of the University of California, Irvine. “Sometimes people say they’re like cockroaches: If you have one [type of] sterile neutrino, you have many.

Washington Examiner, June 2, 2018
Self-inflicted wounds could cost Democrats in their bid to oust ‘Putin’s favorite congressman’
“If Rohrabacher’s past ties (complete with photos) to the Taliban didn’t hurt him in previous races, I doubt the whole Russia-Putin connection will mean very much to his devoted constituents,” said Mark Petracca, a political science professor at University of California, Irvine.

OZY, June 4, 2018
Are Chinese youth desperate for uncensored internet access?
Jeffrey Wasserstrom, a historian at the University of California, Irvine, says it’s not that the Chinese aren’t aware of censorship, but rather they might not care because most of the things they do on the internet — like people the whole world over — aren’t about finding edgy news stories.

Orange County Register, June 2, 2018
Click: Women of Coast
Community leaders gathered to celebrate the first Women of Coast, a signature event for the magazine that honored six Orange County women for their inspirational and impactful contributions. The inaugural luncheon highlighted … homelessness advocate [UCI alumna] Jennifer Friend; [and UCI] cardiologist Dr. Shaista Malik ….. … the honorees were each presented by some of Orange County’s most influential women of style and substance, including … Susan Samueli, co-founder of the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine at UC Irvine, which was one of the event sponsors.

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