UCI News

Southern California Public Radio, Oct. 3, 2016
5 ways Latino voters could impact the presidential election
Take Two spoke to Louis Desipio, a professor of political science and Chicano studies at UC Irvine. Desipio says the Latino populations in those states are big enough to swing the presidential election, and there are several things fueling this surge in interest.

PBS, Sept. 30, 2016
To the Contrary: Trump v. Clinton-Race, Gender & Politics; Pronatalism
Pronatalism: Why Michele Goodwin, bioethics professor at University of California, Irvine says American society is hyper-focused on childbirth. [13:24 – 17:27]

CBS 2, Sept. 30, 2016
UCI child-parent study
Well contrary to popular belief, modern parents spend more time with their kids than their parents did 50 years ago. UC Irvine researchers found moms in the 1960s spent an average of 54 minutes on so-called child care activities. It nearly doubled in 2012 to 104 minutes.

NPR, Oct. 3, 2016
In this campaign, Clinton, Trump flash their racial credentials
The people I talked to liken it to someone saying, “Some of my best friends are black,” or, “My wife is Mexican,” before embarking on a questionable diatribe about African-Americans or Mexican-Americans. Often, people deploy these phrases to position themselves as “insiders,” or to give themselves license to say something offensive, said Jennifer Lee, an expert on race and immigration at the University of California, Irvine.

Fortune, Oct. 3, 2016
Here’s why sharing vacation photos really makes you happier
According to a study out of the University of California, Irvine
, taking certain types of photos made people happier. … Basically, the study concluded, any photo taken with the goal of producing happiness will have a positive effect on the photographer. Same goes for any photo that aims to bring together the photographer and audience.

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