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Orange County Business Journal, May 24, 2021
OC50 – 2021 The Builders
Howard Gillman, Chancellor, University of California, Irvine oversees 56-year old public university with more than 37,600 students, over 25,800 employees including medical center staff.

Chad Lefteris, CEO UCI Health oversees OC’s only academic medical center and all clinical and patient-serving operations. Also heads the overall UCI health system, which includes UCI Medical Center ….

Henry Samueli, Chairman, Broadcom and Susan Samueli, Samueli Foundation. Duo are among OC’s biggest philanthropists, funding huge health college expansion at UCI, now under construction.

Mike Mussallem, CEO, Edwards Lifesciences Corp. A $5M gift to the University of California, Irvine from Linda and Mike Mussallem will support integrative cardiology training and research in the Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute and initiate a UC system-wide health coaching program.
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HISTORY This Week, May 17, 2021 (Podcast)
Not My Fingerprint
May 20, 2004. A lawyer named Brandon Mayfield walks out of a Portland, Oregon courtroom a free man. About two weeks earlier, Mayfield was arrested by the FBI because they thought they had his fingerprint on a key piece of evidence in the investigation of a terrorist train bombing in Madrid, Spain earlier that year. But by this afternoon in May, that key evidence has completely fallen apart. Today: a case of mistaken identity. Why did the FBI arrest the wrong man? And how did this case change forensic science for good? Thank you to our guests, Professor Simon Cole from UC Irvine, Steven Wax ….

KPCC, May 21, 2021 (Audio)
COVID-19: Delaying Second Shot Increases Antibodies Study Shows, Some Agencies Turn Away Doses As Demand Decreases And More
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Shruti Gohil at UC Irvine’s School of Medicine.

CNN, May 21, 2021
These companies were hybrid before the pandemic. Here’s how they make it work
“There are some real difficulties when some people are remote and everybody else is in person. You forget about that [remote] person, you don’t know what they are doing, you don’t think to talk to them because it takes extra effort,” said Judith Olson, professor of informatics at the University of California Irvine. Managers need to go out of their way to communicate regularly with remote workers.

Orange Coast Magazine, May 2021
UCI Jazz Small Groups
Jazz pianist and composer Kei Akagi announces and conducts this end-of-year concert for UC Irvine undergraduate students in the jazz program where he teaches. Musicians will perform in small groups and as soloists, and the concert will include both livestreamed performances and prerecorded videos. May 26 via the Claire Trevor School for the Arts website.

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