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U.S. News & World Report (AP), Oct. 26, 2017
University of California Will Open Free Speech Center
The University of California will establish a center in Washington, D.C., to study the changing views on the First Amendment and what free speech means for democracy. … Napolitano will be chairwoman of the new center along with co-chairs Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of UC Berkeley School of Law and UC Irvine Chancellor Howard Gillman.

Orange County Business Journal, Oct. 26, 2017
Gillman Will Co-Chair Advisory Board for New UC Center
University of California-Irvine Chancellor Howard Gillman has been named co-chair of an advisory board for a new University of California center dedicated to free speech issues, UC President Janet Napolitano announced today.

The New York Times, Oct. 26, 2017
In Antarctica, Two Crucial Glaciers Accelerate Toward the Sea
“This is a result of the warmer waters in front of them,” said Eric Rignot, a climate scientist at the University of California, Irvine, who has done extensive research on polar ice. “In some relatively colder years, we know the melt rate slowed down and the glaciers slowed down. On warm ocean years, the glacier moves really fast.”

Vox, Oct. 26, 2017
Senate Democrats have a plan that would cut child poverty nearly in half
Programs that give families cash, UC Irvine economist Greg Duncan has found, result in better learning outcomes and higher earnings for their kids. One study found a $3,000 annual income increase for poor parents is associated with 19 percent higher earnings for their child once he or she grows up. That implies that a child allowance of that size could dramatically improve the lives of children decades later.

Daily Pilot, Oct. 26, 2017
Irvine Museum showcases ‘Moods of California’ and the state’s Impressionists
Technically, the 24-year-old museum … is now known as the Irvine Museum Collection at UC Irvine. The museum donated its collection … to UCI in November 2016. Simultaneous with that gift, UCI announced that it would construct a museum of California art to house the collection ….to be called the UCI Museum and Institute for California Art, or UCI MICA …. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

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