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The Chronicle of Higher Education, Nov. 27, 2018
Dean at UC-Irvine Seeks to Solve Higher Ed’s Existential Crisis With Data — Lots of It
Now, as dean of the University of California at Irvine’s School of Education, [Richard Arum] gets to design his own study, leading a new effort to track students’ academic, social, and personal behaviors to gauge their success. Irvine is the pilot site of a longitudinal study aiming to rethink how colleges measure their own students’ success, thanks to a $1.1-million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

CBS News, Nov. 26, 2018
Why small businesses shouldn’t take on too much debt
“The most important piece of economic information that firms use when they’re constructing investment plans is the cost of investment — how much does investing cost now, and how much will it cost later,” Gary Richardson, professor of economics at the University of California at Irvine, told CBS News recently.

U.S. News & World Report, Nov. 27, 2018
#21 in Best Law Schools 2019 Rankings
University of California–Irvine is ranked No. 21 in Best Law Schools. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.

Los Angeles Daily News, Nov. 24, 2018
8 in 10 LAUSD seniors apply to college. Here’s the campuses they chose, new study shows
The 10 most popular four-year colleges to which 12th-graders reported they applied were all public, in-state colleges. … The 10 most popular colleges, in order of the rate of students who applied there, were: … UC Irvine, 20 percent ….

Global News, Nov. 26, 2018
5 simple ways to manage your daily anxiety
When you have anxiety, sometimes it can be difficult to get through the day. And with the holidays around the corner, some people with anxiety can feel pressure to feel or perform a certain way, said Jessica Borelli, associate professor of psychological science and the University of California, Irvine.

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