UCI News

The New York Times, June 7, 2017
With Innovation, Colleges Fill the Skills Gap
A collaboration with a major university and a nonprofit organization that identifies high-potential students who have shown interest but lack access and resources: That’s the Caltech-Base 11 partnership …. Base 11, the nonprofit partner, offers two similar STEM career accelerator programs with the University of Southern California’s School of Engineering and the University of California, Irvine.

The New York Times, June 7, 2017
Right and Left Respond to Trump’s Remarks on the London Attacks
Leah Litman in Take Care: … Ms. Litman, who researches constitutional law and teaches at the University of California, Irvine law school, explains all the ways in which the president’s tweets undermine the legal argument in defense of his “travel ban.”

The Sacramento Bee, June 6, 2017
California voted to speed executions. Not so fast, justices say.
Erwin Chemerinsky, founding dean and distinguished professor of law at UCI, writes: “The delays in imposing the death penalty are not a result of the bad faith of lawyers or judges. Speeding up executions without providing qualified lawyers and without dealing with the problems in the courts is a recipe for unjustly imposing the death penalty.”

UPI, June 7, 2017
Americans’ caffeine habit may be harming waterways, wildlife
Other research at UC Irvine found that caffeine in seawater may contribute to coral bleaching.

CityLab, June 6, 2017
Can Cities Hack Diversity?
“I think it’s really critically important to have metrics for transparency about whether a city is approaching its diversity goals,” says Mizuko Ito, director of the University of California, Irvine’s Connected Learning Lab and research director of the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub.

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