UCI IN THE NEWS – Oct. 12, 2017

Orange Coast Magazine, Oct. 2017
UC Irvine Alum Jenn Colella Soared to New Heights for Her Tony-Nominated Role in the Broadway Hit “Come From Away”
“I learned so much about who I am and who I want to be. And at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, they don’t have a program to mold one into a certain kind of actor; they give you exactly what you need. In 2002, I did a showcase with them in New York, and four months after that, they called me for ‘Urban Cowboy.’ UC Irvine was one of the best decisions I ever made in my life.”

Los Angeles Times, Oct. 12, 2017
A UC Davis ER doctor searches for patterns to try to stop gun violence before it happens
The newly inaugurated University of California Firearm Violence Prevention Research Center’s …. 15 UC Davis researchers, along with others from UCLA, UC Berkeley and UC Irvine, plan to use a five-year, $5-million state appropriation to conduct the most extensive examination ever of gun violence — who is at risk and how to prevent it. … At UC Irvine, they’re going to be working in L.A. at the very small neighborhood level to figure out where is violence off the charts and what distinguishes the hot spots from the cold spots. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

The Guardian, Oct. 12, 2017
China’s Communist party congress – all you need to know
As the curtain falls on Xi’s first term his political supremacy is beyond doubt. Asked to name China’s five most powerful people this week, Jeff Wasserstrom, a University of California China expert, told CNN: “Xi, Xi, Xi, Xi, and Xi.”

WAMC, Oct. 11, 2017
Michele Goodwin At Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood’s Women’s Leadership Circle Luncheon
Michele Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor of Law at University of California, Irvine, expert on reproductive justice, health and human rights and body autonomy [said]: “The two important messages that we need to pay attention to: one happens to be the human rights of all persons … understanding the urgency and importance of human rights framework and also a legal framework that encompasses women’s rights”

Entrepreneur, Oct. 12, 2017
The 7 Habits of Highly Brandable People
Recently we had the opportunity to interview Ryan Foland, the up-and-coming expert in the personal branding space … He is the communications expert at the University of California, Irvine …. Ryan practices what he preaches in his popular talk, The 7 Habits of Highly Brandable People, which drafts on the wildly popular “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” He gives folks tools they can use to build their own personal brands. Here are Ryan’s Top 7 ….

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