UCI News

Marketplace, Oct. 19, 2017
Drama, angst and a corporate shakeup — that’s GE (Audio)

[At 2:04] John Joseph is an associate professor of strategy at UC Irvine. He says shareholder pressure can be an impetus for needed change. “It forces companies like PNG, like GE, to you know, take a hard close look at what they’re doing.”

The Chronicle of Higher Education, Oct. 22, 2017
Recent Private Gifts to Higher Education (October 2017)

Among the many large gifts announced in the past few months are a $200-million gift to the University of California at Irvine that will support a stronger focus on interdisciplinary integrative health … No. 1: University of California, Irvine ….

STAT, Oct. 23, 2017
A baby with a disease gene or no baby at all: Genetic testing of embryos creates an ethical morass

“This is a problem that the rapidly developing field of genetics is facing every day and it’s no different with embryos than it is when someone is searching Ancestry.com,” said Judith Daar, a bioethicist and clinical professor at University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine.

Popular Science, Oct. 20, 2017
Your memories are less accurate than you think

Elizabeth Loftus, a psychologist at the University of California, Irvine says: “Just because somebody tells you something, and they say it with a lot of detail and a lot of confidence and a lot of emotion, doesn’t mean it really happened.”

Orange County Register, Oct. 20, 2017
To help with healing, UC Irvine music students bring their instruments to Las Vegas shooting memorial

UCI music students play at the site of the Las Vegas massacre. Last week this group of music students from UCI took their instruments and went out to Las Vegas to share music at the site of the 58 crosses that have been erected to honor each of the victims of the shooting. The group included Miles Vinson, Jessandra Kono, Luis Zambrano, Shulamite Yeh and Adam Sloma and teacher Sarah Koo.

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