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The Washington Post, Nov. 15, 2017
Professors are losing their freedom of expression
Howard Gillman, chancellor and professor of law and political science at the University of California at Irvine, and Erwin Chemerinsky write: “On campuses, no one should be censored or punished merely because of the ideas they express, and we should all stand against threats, harassment and violence.”

The New York Times (AP), Nov. 15, 2017
California university receives trove of art from collector
Modern art rarely seen by the public will be displayed at the University of California, Irvine, after a collector donated more than 3,000 paintings and sculptures to the school. The works will be exhibited along with other art in a new museum to be built on the campus about 40 miles south of Los Angeles, UC Irvine officials said Tuesday.

artnet News, Nov. 16, 2017
The Greatest Private Collection of California Art Was Once a Secret. Now It’s Heading to UC Irvine.
The University of California, Irvine just became home to perhaps the greatest collection of California art ever assembled. The Orange County university has been bequeathed the vast art holdings of reclusive late Newport Beach property developer and collector Gerald E. Buck. Valued in the tens of millions of dollars, the majority of the 3,200-piece collection hasn’t been exhibited publicly, with the exception of the occasional museum loan.

The Washington Post (AP), Nov. 15, 2017
California university receives trove of art from collector
Modern art rarely seen by the public will be displayed at the University of California, Irvine, after a collector donated more than 3,000 paintings and sculptures to the school. The works will be exhibited along with other art in a new museum to be built on the campus about 40 miles south of Los Angeles, UC Irvine officials said Tuesday.

Orange County Register, Nov. 15, 2017
What can the Orange County in Florida teach its West Coast counterpart about homelessness? Plenty, says one advocate
The tab from 2014-2015, as calculated by the UC Irvine researchers who did the analysis, came out to nearly $300 million. Local municipalities bore about half the burden, according to the study, titled “Homelessness in Orange County: The Costs to Our Community.” The study, conducted by UCI professors David Snow and Rachel Goldberg, said $42 million a year in services could be saved by housing chronically homeless people.

Daily Journal, Nov. 14, 2017
UC Irvine taps longtime campus counsel to lead legal department
State university system counsel Andrea M. Gunn Eaton will become the head of the legal team for UC Irvine beginning Dec. 4 …. “Andrea brings a deep acumen in higher education along with extensive experience in providing sage counsel to university leadership,” UC Irvine Chancellor Howard Gillman said in a statement.  [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

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