Orange County Register, Oct. 29, 2015
UC Irvine doctors highlight techniques for finding, treating breast cancer
With new mandates on when to start screening, doctors from UC Irvine worry women may not get the information they need to stay breast cancer-free. … [Freddie] Combs and Alice Police, founder of UC Irvine’s Pacific Breast Care Center, discussed how they screen patients for cancer and new ways tumors can be treated.
Southern California Public Radio, Oct. 29, 2015
China ends its decades-old ‘one-child’ policy
The nation’s ruling Communist party declared an end to its decades-old “one-child” policy. All married couples will now be allowed to have two kids. Jeffrey Wasserstrom, professor of history at the University of California, Irvine, joined the show with more.
NPR, Oct. 30, 2015
As China lifts one-child policy, many Chinese respond with snark
Wang Feng, a University of California, Irvine sociologist who studies China’s population policies, says …. “I think the message people are sending out it is: ‘look, you guys, the policy makers, are so out of touch with the Chinese public.'” Wang says it’s a miracle such a controversial policy could stay in place for 35 years.
Orange County Register, Oct. 30, 2015
Who do you want to see on the new $10 bill? Treasurer stops by UC Irvine to talk about the possibilities
Rosie Rios, the nation’s 43rd treasurer …. “That’s why I’m glad these conversations are happening,” Rios said Thursday at UC Irvine during an informal appearance … to gather input on the bill’s redesign. Bill Maurer, dean of UCI’s School of Social Sciences, invited Rios to speak.
NBC Los Angeles, Oct. 29, 2015
Social media quizzes could give hackers access
“Just like hostages wind up often getting passed around and sold like goods,” said Gene Tsudik, who heads the computer science department at UC Irvine. “This is really a complete takeover of one’s identity,” he said. … “Don’t over share,” Tsudik warned.