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The Washington Post, Sept. 13, 2016
U.S. News college rankings: Princeton, Williams and UC Berkeley at the top, again
Students would probably offer a multitude of answers if asked to name the best college in America. But U.S. News & World Report has delivered the same verdict for a string of Septembers. … Here are the top 10 public universities: … 9. UC Irvine.

The Wall Street Journal, Sept. 12, 2016
The ultimate battle against MRSA
“Everyone was resting on their laurels because we’ve been able to reduce MRSA, largely from hospital efforts to reduce infection risk,” says Susan Huang, professor of infectious diseases at the University of California, Irvine. “But these are preventable infections and we should be able to drive them down to zero. “

Time, Sept. 12, 2016
How to replace a presidential nominee who gets sick
The question of replacing a candidate also arose in August, when there was speculation that Donald Trump could drop out of the race after receiving the Republican nomination. “It points out the fragility of our election system and the lack of ability to deal with these kinds of issues,” said Rick Hasen, professor at University of California’s, Irvine School of Law.

Southern California Public Radio, Sept. 12, 2016
Inmates strike over poor wages
What are the rules around working for inmates and how has it changed over the years? For a look at some of that history, Alex Cohen talks to Keramet Reiter, professor of criminology, law and society and law at the University of California, Irvine.

Marketplace, Sept. 12, 2016
To create a more diverse faculty, start with tenure
“The impact really comes in retention,” said Douglas Haynes, vice provost for academic equity, diversity and inclusion at the University of California, Irvine. In the past two years, about 35 professors have gone through the 12-week Faculty Success Program, also known as “boot camp,” Haynes said. The university offers grants to help cover the $3,250 tuition. “It really represents an investment that the institution is making in the individual faculty member,” he said.

U.S. News & World Report, Sept. 2016
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Irvine; #9 in Top Public Schools; #39 (tie) in National Universities. … University of California, Irvine is a public institution that was founded in 1965. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 25,256, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 1,474 acres. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. University of California, Irvine’s ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 39.

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