UCI News

Slate, May 3, 2018
Rudy Giuliani May Have Just Implicated President Trump In Serious Campaign Finance Violations
Richard L. Hasen, professor of law at UC Irvine, writes: “Right now, Trump is in a bit of a bind. Either he lied to the American people or he has an incompetent lawyer. (It could be both). For his part, Giuliani told the Washington Post’s Robert Costa that the president was ‘very pleased’ with his performance and knew in advance about the revelation.”

Dance Magazine, May 3, 2018
Remembering Donald McKayle
I am one of them. I met Mr. McKayle in 2004 when I was a graduate student in dance at the University of California, Irvine. I was his teaching assistant for two years while studying at UCI and, upon graduation, he asked me to begin restaging his works around the country.

The Washington Post, May 3, 2018
‘Fallen off a cliff’: Scientists have never observed so little ice in the Bering Sea in spring
“[The low sea ice] is likely a result of anomalous southerly winds, well above average air temperatures, unusually stormy conditions with high wave action, and well above average ocean temperatures,” said Zack Labe, a climate scientist at the University of California-Irvine. “I suspect the warm ocean likely played a major role, as the weather itself was not that unusual compared to other low sea ice years in the Bering Sea.” [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

Psychology Today, May 4, 2018
Six Brain Phenomena That Should Be Impossible, but Aren’t
Individuals with a condition called Hyperthymesia (extreme memory) essentially have a video recorder in their brains that indelibly records their entire life. Dr. James McGaugh, learning and memory researcher at U.C. Irvine tested a woman named Jill Price, who claimed to precisely remember every day of her life.

Daily Pilot, May 3, 2018
Student-run InSight Magazine explores poverty and inequality in Southern California
Aditi Mayer [UCI literary journalism major] surveyed the gathering crowd in the Viewpoint Gallery inside UC Irvine’s Student Center. She alternated between craning her neck and subtle pacing as the room began to fill up before the start of InSight Magazine‘s launch event on April 24. The student-run publication out of UC Irvine’s Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation focuses on poverty and inequality in Southern California. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

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