UCI News

U.S. News & World Report, Nov. 2018
How Does University of California–Irvine (Merage) Rank Among America’s Best Business Schools?
#42 – The Paul Merage School of Business at University of California–Irvine (Merage) offers these departments and concentrations: accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, management information systems, production/operations management, organizational behavior, public policy, real estate, quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research, and technology.

The Chronicle of Higher Education, Nov. 11, 2018
4-Year Colleges With the Biggest Increases in Percentages of Underrepresented Minorities
Public doctoral institutions. Rank – 3; Institution – U. of California at Irvine; Fall 2016 enrollment – 32,754; Underrepresented minorities, fall 2016 – 32.3%; Underrepresented minorities, fall 2010 – 18.6%; Percentage-point difference, 2010 to 2016 – 13.8. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

MarketWatch, Nov. 28, 2018
Ex-student loan official who resigned from CFPB in protest launches new watchdog group
In addition to partnering with entities working directly with borrowers like DCA, [Seth] Frotman’s organization hopes to help provide an academic grounding for lawyers and policymakers working on student loan issues through a partnership with the law school at the University of California-Irvine. The goal is to create a research hub for student loan law, where scholars can collaborate on rigorous academic research on the legal questions and other problems facing the student loan market and the policies that might fix it, said Dalié Jiménez, a professor at UCI’s law school.

The New York Times, Nov. 27, 2018
‘Large-Scale Reforms’ of Georgia Elections Sought in Federal Lawsuit
Richard L. Hasen, an election expert at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, said on Tuesday that the Ohio case was about whether the state’s purges violated the National Voter Registration Act of 1993, while the Georgia suit claims violation of the 14th Amendment. “So it’s primarily a different kind of challenge, one the Supreme Court did not address,” Mr. Hasen said. [Subscription required, campus-wide access provided by UCI Libraries. Sign-up here: AccessNYT.com]

Voice of OC, Nov. 28, 2018
Diana Ghoukassian is Glimpsing the Nature of Things
“The shift has moved away from Tuscan landscapes to contemporary styles, which include architecture. The gallery scene in Laguna and Santa Ana, the establishment of the Orange County Art Museum and the Hilbert Museum in Chapman College, plus the rich tradition established by UC Irvine, have all led to greater conversation and exposure, which you need.” [says Jeannie Denholm]

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