UCI News

Daily Pilot, Sep. 25, 2018
UC Irvine devotes new $67-million complex to ‘active learning’
Responding to its burgeoning student population and the effects of new technology on education, UC Irvine on Tuesday opened the Anteater Learning Pavilion, a building devoted entirely to “active learning.” The $67-million, three-level complex is the first of its kind in California and one of only a handful across the country, according to UCI officials. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

The New York Times, Sep. 25, 2018
They Say Sexual Assault, Kavanaugh Says It Never Happened: Sifting Truth From Memory
The reliability of those details depends in part on when they entered the narrative. “In this case the question is, when did the accuser attach Brett Kavanaugh’s name to the incident?” said Elizabeth Loftus, a professor in psychological sciences at the University of California, Irvine. “Was it right away or did it come much later, say, in therapy?” [Subscription required, campus-wide access provided by UCI Libraries. Sign-up here: AccessNYT.com]

Men’s Health, Sep. 25, 2018
How To Improve Memory: Can 10 Minutes Of Exercise Boost Your Brain Power?
Michael Yassa, a neuroscientist at the University of California, Irvine, and project co-leader [said], “An evening stroll is sufficient to get some benefit.” However, he clarified that the exact amount of exercise required will vary depending on the individual’s own age, health, and lifestyle.

Becker’s Hospital Review, Sep. 25, 2018
Patients’ evolving role as payers: 3 expert takeaways
Zeev Kain, MD, president of the American College of Perioperative Medicine and executive director of the Center on Stress & Health at University of California, Irvine, offered a provider’s view on patients as the new payers: “Now that the patients are more like consumers, they judge us differently. They need to look at us differently, so we need to respond to them differently. … And they’re evaluating all of our services. Now we have to think in terms of, OK, what can we do better so our patients will actually value our services?”

Artforum, Sep. 25, 2018
Getty Research Institute Establishes $5 Million African American Art History Initiative And Acquires Betye Saar Archives
As part of the African American Art History Initiative, the GRI is also initiating collaborations with partner institutions and scholars, including Kellie Jones (Columbia University), Mark Godfrey (Tate Modern), Erin Christovale (Hammer Museum), Bridget Cooks (University of California, Irvine), and the Studio Museum in Harlem.

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