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U.S. News & World Report, March 2018
Best Law Schools
A career in law starts with finding the school that fits you best. With the U.S. News rankings of the top law schools, narrow your search by location, tuition, school size and test scores. … #21 University of California—​Irvine ….

KPCC, March 19, 2018
America is facing another opioid crisis: Hospitals experiencing shortages of painkillers
How bad is this shortage and where does it hit hardest? What are the causes? And how are hospitals managing with a limited supply of these painkillers? … Guests: … Shalini Shah, M.D., the head of pain medicine at the UC Irvine health system and Chair of the Committee on pain at the California Society of Anesthesiologists, a group of physicians across the state working on managing and responding to the drug shortages ….

Orange County Business Journal, March 19, 2018
Forward to Fusion
The machine is named Norman after the company’s co-founder, Norman Rostoker, a noted University of California, Irvine professor who created the foundational theory behind plasma physics and put UCI at the forefront of fusion research. [Michl] Binderfauer, who studied under Rostoker in the early 1990’s as an UCI undergrad, considers him a mentor and visionary …. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

Science, March 16, 2018
Factoring stream turbulence into global assessments of nitrogen pollution
Stanley B. Grant, professor of engineering at UCI, et al., write: “Over the past century, humans have substantially increased nitrogen loading to streams and rivers, primarily from the overapplication of fertilizer for food production.”

CNN, March 19, 2018
Supreme Court rejects Pennsylvania GOP plea to block new congressional maps
“Because this was a case decided under the state constitution by the state supreme court, the usual path for review of this case by the US Supreme Court is limited,” wrote Richard L. Hasen, an elections law expert at the University of California, Irvine.

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