UCI News

Money, May 16, 2022
The Best Colleges in America, Ranked by Value

University of California, Irvine

The New York Times, May 13, 2022
How America Lost One Million People
Comparisons to the impact of the flu, which overwhelmingly kills older people, do not hold up either. COVID has killed at least eight times as many people as the flu and pneumonia do in a comparable timespan, according to Andrew Noymer, an associate professor of public health at the University of California, Irvine. “If I die of COVID today, my death is borrowed against future deaths,” Noymer said. “But the point is, it may be borrowed 10 years in advance.” [Subscription required, campus-wide access provided by UCI Libraries. Sign-up here: https://guides.lib.uci.edu/nytimes]

The Washington Post, May 16, 2022
Elon Musk’s free-speech agenda poses safety risks on global stage
Maximizing free expression also means dealing with some harms, said David Kaye, a law [clinical] professor at the University of California, Irvine and a former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression. “There’s a lot of authoritarian governments that couldn’t care less about these nice norms.” [Subscription required, campus-wide access provided by UCI Libraries. Sign-up here: https://guides.lib.uci.edu/news/post]

U.S. News & World Report, May 13, 2022
Which Doctor Should I See for Dementia and Cognitive Decline?
“Treatment of dementia requires an interdisciplinary approach,” says Hayley Kristinsson, a neuropsychologist with UCI Health in Orange, California. This means that many patients will need support from more than just their PCP or a neurologist. … “Physicians from other specialties may also be involved depending on the patient’s individual needs,” Kristinsson says. “However, neurologists are often the primary diagnosticians.”

The Orange County Register, May 14, 2022
Coastal fire a harsh reminder that fire season is longer, more intense
A year ago, researchers at UC Irvine issued a report on Southern California wildfire trends that concluded what any non-scientist, long-time resident already knew – there have been a lot more wildfires in the region during this century.  … “Each new year of the 21st century has been a record-breaker in terms of wildfire damage in California,” said report co-author Tirtha Banerjee, an [assistant] professor of civil & environmental engineering at UCI. [Subscription required, campus-wide access provided by UCI Libraries. Sign-up here: https://guides.lib.uci.edu/news/ocregister]

Previously “In the News”