UCI IN THE NEWS – SEPT. 12, 2017

Orange County Register, Sept. 12, 2017
UCLA, UCI dominate U.S. News & World Report rankings; see how other California colleges ranked
University of California schools dominate the rankings of best public universities in the nation, with UCLA now tying for first-place with UC Berkeley in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings. UC Santa Barbara was ranked eighth, while UC Irvine and UC San Diego tied for ninth ….

The New York Times Magazine, Sept. 12, 2017
What Could We Lose if a NASA Mission Goes Dark?
[Isabella] Velicogna, now a professor at the University of California at Irvine and a J.P.L. scientist, told me that the Grace measurements didn’t suddenly make field studies of individual glaciers less important — her data couldn’t tell scientists why the ice sheet was losing mass. But they allowed her to systematically account for drastic losses in places so far-flung that they were almost impossible for human beings to reach, like parts of Greenland and West Antarctica.

CBS Los Angeles, Sept. 8, 2017
Jesse Jackson at UC Irvine
The Reverend Jesse Jackson was at UC Irvine for a symposium called “Charlottesville: A Defining Moment in America.”  He highlighted the similarities between what happened in Virginia last month to the monumental events that happened in Selma and Birmingham, Alabama.

ABC 7, Sept. 11, 2017
UC Cancer Center Collaboration
UCLA and UC Irvine are teaming up on a commitment to fight cancer. They are part of a consortium put together by the University of California, it has five comprehensive cancer centers, including at least two Southern California schools. The idea is to get the best and the brightest in their fields collaborating across locations to improve research and treatment.

Caring.com, Sept. 12, 2017
How to Move a Parent with Dementia to Assisted Living
“There are certain things that happen with the disease no matter where your loved one is living,” explains Joshua Grill, PhD, an NIH-funded Dementia & Alzheimer’s disease researcher who is also the Co-Director of the Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (MIND) Institute at University of California, Irvine. Understanding how dementia affects your loved one will help you know how to handle situations you are in together.

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