UCI News

KPCC, March 5, 2018
Is Orange County turning the corner on homelessness?
The initiative, “United to End Homelessness,” was borne out of a UC Irvine-led study that found it’s twice as expensive to care for a homeless person on the street as it is to get them into permanent supportive housing … But the UC Irvine study found that nearly 70 percent of the county’s homeless have lived here for at least a decade.

CNN, March 6, 2018
The lemongrass burrito is the new America. Can either party keep up?
“If you look [in Orange County] at the city councils, the mayors, to school boards, those Asian-Americans for the most part have been Republicans, and Republicans have done more outreach,” says Linda Trinh Vo, a professor of Asian-American studies at the University of California, Irvine. “And because Orange County is so Republican, that’s how they thought they could win. So the two kind of reinforced one another.”

Nutra Ingredients, March 1, 2018
Balancing act: Study outlines ‘trade-offs’ in balancing potassium intake for kidney disease
These levels of intake are also generally acceptable in patients with mild-moderate CKD and low proteinuria, explained co- author Professor Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh from UCI.

WBUR, March 5, 2018
Can An Immigration Deal Get Done?
Gun control is in the spotlight, but what about an immigration deal? Is there the political will to get it done? … Guests: … Stephen Lee, professor of law at the University of California Irvine School of Law ….

Wisconsin Public Radio, March 5, 2018
The History And Impact Of Youth Protests
We speak with David S. Meyer, Professor of Sociology at the University of California-Irvine, about the recent protests and how they fit into an overall history of youth demonstrations.

Previously “In the News”