UCI News

Daily Pilot, Oct. 21, 2016
UCI research center displays stem cell work in tour
The Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center at UC Irvine opened its doors Thursday for the public to check out the latest developments in projects from professors, researchers and Ph.D. students.

Orange Coast, Oct. 21, 2016
A step up for UCI Dance with addition of Lar Lubovitch to faculty
UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts has a reputation for appointing esteemed working choreographers to join the faculty of the Department of Dance, and its latest hire continues the trend. Lar Lubovitch, whom The New York Times named “one of the 10 best choreographers in the world,” joins the department as a distinguished professor.

Southern California Public Radio, Oct. 21, 2016
Plastics to fuel
Meet chemists at the University of California, Irvine, and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry. Their strategy? To degrade polyethylene in a new two-step process. … Turns out these new compounds are useful ingredients for liquid fuel and waxes. A great way to reuse plastic waste!

TIME , Oct. 22, 2016
Why Donald Trump’s ‘ballot watchers’ might be illegal
“There is a lot activity that is not clearly illegal, but could still be perceived as intimidation,” Rick Hasen, an election law expert at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, told TIME. “The question is where you draw that line.”

The New York Times, Oct. 21, 2016
Trump attorneys seek to bar his campaign comments at trial
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the School of Law at the University of California, Irvine, said …. “This is unique because I cannot think of another situation in which a political candidate would have wanted to exclude all of his campaign statements from being used at a trial.”

The Wall Street Journal, Oct. 23, 2016
Trump vows to block AT&T/Time Warner deal
“We need a new way of looking at mergers that go beyond traditional model of oligopoly effect on price, quantity and economic efficiency,” University of California, Irvine economist Peter Navarro, a senior advisor to the Republican presidential candidate, said in an interview.

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