UCI News

Fox5, Nov. 5, 2018 (Video)
When and Why You Should Take a Nap
Dr. Sara Menick [UCI professor of cognitive science] is interviewed and says, “It all about napping at the right time. It’s about the time you should be napping and how long you should be napping for what you want to get out of your nap.”

Daily Pilot, Oct. 31, 2018
UCI professor’s dedication keeps Shakespeare ‘thriving’ in O.C.
Julia Lupton recalls being shocked in high school that one of her classes was devoted to only one author — William Shakespeare. “It began really in grad school when I decided to write my dissertation on Shakespeare,” Lupton said. “Then I got more and more kind of committed to teaching about Shakespeare, writing about Shakespeare, thinking about Shakespeare …” Now a UC Irvine professor, she has devoted the bulk of her career to researching and sharing his works on and off campus. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

The Washington Post, Nov. 5, 2018 (Column)
The Cybersecurity 202: Brian Kemp’s hacking allegations highlight the challenges of preserving voter confidence
Republican Brian Kemp, who is running for governor in Georgia, announced on Sunday morning that he is launching an investigation into state Democrats for possible cyber crimes. …. Rick Hasen, a professor of law and political science at the University of California at Irvine, points out voters will see Kemp’s announcement about the investigation when they go on the state’s website to find polling information. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

The Sacramento Bee, Nov. 1, 2018 (Audio)
California Nation podcast: 48 hours in the most heated congressional races 
“Welcome to California Nation, I am your host Bryan Anderson. Today we bring you a special edition of the podcast.  We’re dedicating the entire show to focus on some key California races in Tuesday’s election …. You will hear from party leaders … young voters and get an inside look on how campaigns are being managed. … I am driving in heavy traffic to UC Irvine and Cal State Fullerton to talk to young voters. When I arrive at [UCI] … I am struck by a pattern that quickly emerges. … I interviewed 26 college students, 25 of them told they are registered to vote and plan to cast a ballot in the upcoming midterms.” … [Student] “‘I feel like a majority, a lot of the people, are going to vote at UCI.’”

Rolling Stone, Nov. 2, 2018
Kelly Moran’s Trippy, Beautiful Piano Music
[Kelly] Moran went on to get a masters at the University of California, Irvine in 2012, after which she moved back to New York …. Holed up indoors during a blizzard in 2016, Moran spent a weekend at her parents’ house in Long Island tinkering on prepared piano. … The session yielded her breakthrough LP, Bloodroot …. Soon Moran would get written up by the New York Times ….

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