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Southern California Public Radio, March 8, 2016
Newly naturalized Mexicans could spell trouble for the future GOP nominee
Several policies on the table could affect Mexican families directly. And that has energized many Mexicans to get involved. Take Two talked about it with Louis DeSipio, professor of political science and Latino studies at UC Irvine.

Slate, March 8, 2016
My question is the following statement
Paul Piff
, an assistant professor at UC Irvine’s School of Social Ecology, guessed that there is likely “a confluence of processes at play.” He said that people may indeed just want to speak up and be heard, a tendency which “may be higher in individualistic cultures like ours.”

Orange County Register, March 8, 2016
O.C. groups dedicated to girl power
Stephanie M. Reich, associate professor of education at UC Irvine, says empowering girls during their critical years of development, along with exposing them to programs that introduce new possibilities, can dramatically increase their chances for success.

National Geographic, March 8, 2016
This animal tears its face off to open its mouth
In 1987
, Richard Campbell from the University of California, Irvine discovered why: a hydra mouth is not a permanent opening. It constantly forms and vanishes.

Politico, Feb. 28, 2016
Is Donald Trump too old to be president?“I think we should be thinking seriously about this issue,” said Mark Fisher, a professor of neurology and political science at the University of California, [Irvine]. In a paper published last year, Fisher writes, “we should probably assume that a significant proportion of political leaders over the age of 65 have impairment of executive function.” These are the complex cognitive processes that guide “normal decision-making.”

Yahoo! Sports, March 7, 2016
Forde minutes: Picks and predictions for conference tournament season
Big West … Minutes pick: UC Irvine. When in doubt, go with the team that has the 7-foot-6, 300-pound center. Mamadou Ndiaye led the Anteaters to the tournament last year – and nearly to a first-round upset of Louisville – and he can do it again.

Previously “In the News”