UCI News

NBC Sports, Oct. 7, 2015
Big West preview: UC Irvine looks to make national splash
Picked to win the Big West in the preseason, Russell Turner’s UC Irvine Anteaters managed to win the league’s conference tournament and throw a scare into Louisville before falling in the NCAA tournament. … In total UCI returns ten players with game experience …. While UC Irvine enters the season as the clear favorite to win the Big West, they won’t lack for challenges along the way.

Southern California Public Radio, Oct. 7, 2015
AT30 Irvine – The future of speech and ‘microaggressions’ on college campuses
Doug Haynes, UCI professor of history, and Tanya Sanabria, graduate student in sociology, join Airtalk host Larry Mantle in a panel discussion on microaggressions and free speech. Show was taped Tuesday night before a live audience in Winifred Smith Hall on campus.

Orange County Register, Oct. 7, 2015
Looking for work in Orange County? Here’s where the jobs are
UC Irvine Health, with 4,820 employees, has around 100 job openings. Most of the positions there are also in nursing. “Under the Affordable Care Act, UC Irvine Health, like all health systems, is expected to provide more care in less costly and (more) convenient ways,” spokesman John Murray said. “Forecasts indicate the demand for outpatient care will grow by more than 25 percent in the next 10 years.”

Orange County Register, Oct. 7, 2015
Future of housing? Solar Decathlon kicks off Thursday in Irvine with new takes on sustainable living
As sea levels rise and natural disasters devastate towns, collegiate teams across the nation are focusing on sustainability and safety as they design the home of the future. The entry by Team Orange County, with participation by UC Irvine, Chapman University … highlights the importance of conserving water, with a xeriscaped garden irrigated by recycled greywater.

TIME, Oct. 6, 2015
The best Supreme Court decisions since 1960
Erwin Chemerinsky, University of California, Irvine. Reynolds v. Sims (1964). One-person, one-vote is constitutionally required. For any legislative body with districts, all districts must be about the same in population. This decision made government far more democratic and representative.