UCI News

The Washington Post, May 9, 2018
School’s still in. Here’s how to help kids get through to the end.
Jacquelynne Eccles, an educational psychologist at the University of California at Irvine and one of the leading researchers in student motivation, says the end-of-year slump probably isn’t from mental or physical fatigue. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

Los Angeles Times, May 9, 2018
Opposition to ‘sanctuary state’ law gains ground, but is it a pointless political ploy?
“It’s purely symbolic,” said Charis Kubrin, a UC Irvine professor of criminology, law and society. “I think it’s been a very effective move in some ways because the story has become how divided California is, when in fact it’s not.” [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

U.S. News & World Report, May 9, 2018
How Students Can Cut Costs With Two-Year College Paths
Currently only six UC schools offer a guaranteed transfer pathway through the Transfer Admission Guarantee program, known as TAG. These schools include UC—DavisUC—Irvine ….

The Wall Street Journal, May 3, 2018
Trump’s Payment to Stormy Daniels Raises Campaign-Finance Questions
Richard Hasen, a law and political science professor at University of California, Irvine, said records gathered in the FBI raids could show whether Mr. Cohen intended to help Mr. Trump’s campaign. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

The New York Times (AP), May 3, 2018
Giuliani Remarks on Hush Money May Have Added to Trump Woes
“I can say that Giuliani has done Trump no favors, especially this morning when he suggested Trump’s motive was campaign-related. That’s a huge deal,” Richard Hasen, an election law expert at the University of California at Irvine, wrote in an email. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

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