UCI News

The Washington Post, March 9, 2018
This dire ocean scenario is a stark reminder of why the world is trying to stop climate change
“So you have nutrients building up in the deep ocean, down where the biology can’t use them or get to them,” said [Jefferson] Keith Moore, the lead author of the study in Science, and a professor at the University of California at Irvine. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

NBC News, March 9, 2018
Payment to Stormy Daniels could be election law violation, say experts
“There is enough here that warrants investigation,” said Richard Hasen, an election law expert and blogger and professor of law and political science at UC Irvine. … If Trump lawyer Michael Cohen paid his own money “and he intended it to help the campaign then it’s an excessive contribution and it’s illegal,” Hasen said. Same goes for President Trump’s company, the Trump Organization.

CNN, March 12, 2018
Daytime drowsiness increases risk of Alzheimer’s in elderly, study says
In an editorial that accompanied the study, sleep researchers Bryce Mander of the University of California, Irvine and Joseph Winer of the University of California, Berkeley said the study was the first to directly addresses the relationship over time of poor sleep and biomarkers for developing Alzheimer’s.

The Guardian, March 12, 2018
Trump’s California border wall visit puts state’s Republicans in a bind
“All Republicans incumbents face this as a challenge. They cannot run against the president and need the financial resources that the Republican base can provide,” said Louis DeSipio, a politics professor at the University of California, Irvine.

Oxford University Press, March 10, 2018
Women in China, past and present
Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Chancellor’s Professor of History at University of California, Irvine and Maura E. Cunningham, [UCI Ph.D. in Chinese history], write: “Shifts in the status of women—or the lack thereof—offer evidence for the need to think about variations as well as continuities across dynasties. … In their own ways, elite Ming and Qing women carved out spaces for themselves, creating vibrant intellectual, cultural, and social networks.”

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