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Orange County Business Journal, March 21, 2018
Graduate School Rankings Released
The University of California-Irvine Paul Merage School of Business ranked No. 42 among 95 business schools, …. UCI School of Law jumped seven spots to No. 21 .… For education programs, UCI ranked No. 24 …. UCI’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering ranked No. 35 in that category. …. UCI ranked No. 66 for its master’s-degree nursing program. Medical programs were divided into research and primary care, UCI ranking No. 46 and No. 77, respectively. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

Forbes, March 22, 2018
Scientist and Innovator Dr Michelle Khine: ‘Growing Up, Nobody Thought I Was Smart.’
So what does it take to be a female STEM leader? Dr Michelle Khine, biomedical engineering professor at the University of California, Irvine, and scientific co-founder of stem cell biotechnology company Novoheart, offers her insights.

Inc., March 22, 2018
Distractions Are Costing Companies Millions. Here’s Why 66 Percent of Workers Won’t Talk About It
These statistics are further supported by findings from a UC Irvine study that show “people compensate for interruptions by working faster, but this comes at a price: experiencing more stress, higher frustration, time pressure, and effort. In addition to the negative emotional impacts on employees, businesses also feel the consequences since even the briefest interruptions can double a worker’s error rate.”

ABA Journal, March 21, 2018
Pregnant UC Irvine law student on bed rest used robot to attend lectures remotely
“It was surprisingly natural to have Tess in the classroom via the mounted tablet,” said Messiha’s torts professor, Rick Hasen, in a news release. “I could make eye contact with her, call on her, and have the class hear her responses. For someone unable to attend class physically, this was definitely the next best thing.”

Los Angeles Times, March 21, 2018
Female presidents now in the majority at Cal State
The trustees also appointed Thomas Parham, 63, a vice chancellor of student affairs at UC Irvine, to serve as president of Cal State Dominguez Hills. … Parham said he too, once broke new ground — as the first black academic in psychology hired at the University of Pennsylvania. After that, he was hired by UC Irvine, where he spent more than 30 years working as an administrator and adjunct faculty member.

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