UCI News

Orange County Business Journal, May 8, 2017
OC 50 2107 – Our Annual Inventory of Influence (Subscription required)
Howard Gillman, Chancellor, University of California, Irvine … oversees 50-plus-year-old public research university with over 33,000 students and nearly 24,000 employees … including medical center, hospital staff. … UCI ranked second in “Golden Age” of universities by Times Higher Education; ranked top 10 public university by U.S. News & World Report; recognized in 2015 by the New York Times College Access Index as the No. 1 university in the country doing the most for low-income students …. [Link is not available, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

Forbes, May 9, 2017
America’s Best Employers 2017
Here’s the full list of the 500 best large employers, organized into 25 industries: America’s Best Employers 2017. … #79 University of California, Irvine; Education; Irvine, California.

Vice, May 11, 2017
Why You Should Worry About Trump’s Voter Fraud Probe
For some perspective on how ugly this could get, I called up Rick Hasen, a law professor at UC-Irvine who runs the Election Law blog and is probably the preeminent expert on election-related legal issues in the United States. Here’s what we talked about.

The Washington Post, May 11, 2017
Latest Sandusky appeals hearing focuses on victim memories
University of California, Irvine professor Elizabeth Loftus told the judge by phone that there is no credible scientific support for a theory that someone can wall off a “horrific brutalization” and then recall it later because of counseling and therapy.

Los Angeles Times, May 10, 2017
How the iconoclastic life and quiet death of L.A. artist Chris Burden was captured in a new documentary
“Burden” is a compact 90 minutes that tracks the artist from his years as a student at UC Irvine, where he was part of the university’s first crop of MFA students, through his most iconic — and iconoclastic — performances: “Trans-fixed,” from 1974, in which he had himself nailed to a Volkswagen Beetle in a position of crucifixion; the infamous “TV Hijack,” from 1972, in which he held a curator at knifepoint on a local television program; and, of course, “Shoot.”

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