UCI News

Eos, June 7, 2021
Planning and Planting Future Forests with Climate Change in Mind
States like California have botanical border patrols, which keep out unwanted pests but complicate seed sharing. In most areas, local seeds are more convenient to access. … “It’s a complicated set of fragmented laws that determines when a species can be transported or planted,” said Alejandro Camacho, an environmental law professor at the University of California, Irvine.

WHYY, June 6, 2021
Seeing the Sixers in person, maybe a concert? Philly area enjoys reopening, with caution
Psychologist Dana Garfin, [assistant adjunct professor, school of nursing], of the University of California, Irvine told NPR it’s normal if a “return to normal” creates stress and anxiety for people. She suggests people set boundaries and return at their own pace, acknowledging what was lost this past year also helps.

Inside Higher Ed, June 9, 2021 (Opinion)
Opinion: Anti-Racism and Your Alma Mater
Joe Walsh writes, “Why not encourage millions of alumni to go back to college for professional development on how to address systemic racism in our country? … Many universities are already well-poised, with certification programs on inclusion (e.g., University of California, Irvine) … already running and open to alums.”

Irvine Standard, June 2, 2021
Impressionist Art Exhibit
UCI established the Institute and Museum of California Art in 2017 following the acquisition of over 4,500 works of California art from The Irvine Museum Collection and the Buck Collection. … The university plans to construct an on-campus museum for these works, but, until then, it will host small exhibitions at its interim, off-campus museum at 18881 Von Karman Ave.

Men’s Health, June 3, 2021
4 Things Your Doctor Wants You To Know About Testosterone
Dr. Faysal Yafi, M.D., F.R.C.S.C., the Director of Men’s Health and Newport Urology and Chief, Division of Men’s Health and Reconstructive Urology at the University of California, Irvine (that’s a lot of accolades, so listen up) chatted with us about what testosterone is, how to make the most of it, and what to do as we start to age—and it starts to dip. Here are four key takeaways.

Previously “In the News”