UCI News

The Wall Street Journal, March 16, 2016
Reactions to Garland nomination
UC Irvine School of Law professor Rick Hasen, writing on Election Law Blog, calls it a compromise, saying “Garland is indeed a moderate, someone who will not excite the Democratic base the way other nominations would.” … UC Irvine School of Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky said Judge Garland, who he’s known since high school debate competitions, is “brilliant, he’s impeccably qualified, he has no liberal paper trail. He’s everything Obama would want as a consensus pick.

Gizmag, March 16, 2016
Nanopillared surface inspired by insect wings counteracts bacteria
“Other research groups have also created antibacterial nanopillar surfaces, but none of their approaches can be used on ordinary polymer surfaces or be scaled up easily,” says Albert F. Yee, professor of chemical engineering and materials science at the University of California, Irvine.

CNN, March 17, 2016
How China is influencing the U.S. election
Peter Navarro is with us from Irvine, California he’s a director of the documentary Death by China, he’s also a business professor at the University of California, [Irvine] … They’re saying Trump is a good example of why democracy does not work, do you see this as an early warning shot from the Chinese?

The Wall Street Journal, March 17, 2016
Heavy recruitment of Chinese students sows discord on U.S. campuses
“The whole idea was to create cultural exchange,” says Catherine Liu, a Chinese-American professor of film and media studies at the University of California, Irvine. That said, “we’re getting students here without thinking enough about the quality of their experience.” … University of California, Irvine: 16 percent international [enrolling freshman] for 2014.

Orange County Business Journal, March 16, 2016
UCI’s Merage School in top 50
The University of California, Irvine Paul Merage School of Business full-time MBA program rose five spots in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings released today.

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