UCI News

Ars Technica, Sept. 1, 2016
Apple could bring home billions in taxes if U.S. passes a tax holiday
“I don’t think it is likely in an election year,” Omri Marian, a professor at the University of California, Irvine, told Ars by e-mail. “However, if the [European Commission] decision holds, it is certainly more likely to gain favor with lawmakers after the election. The U.S. would very much like to tax foreign earnings of U.S. multinational before the EU does.”

The Economist, Sept. 3, 2016
Trump and the academy
Their precious theories now sullied, scholars of American politics are hurriedly revising the old, and originating the new. A course on the political science of Trump will begin at the University of California, Irvine this month.

Green Rush Daily, Sept. 1, 2016
UC Irvine professor: Cannabis shows promise treating opioid addiction
Dr. Daniele Piomelli − a UC Irvine School of Medicine professor of neurobiology and anatomy − has determined after 25 years of studying the pain-relieving properties of cannabis and its progeny that the substance could be used to treat opioid addiction − which was responsible for the deaths of 19,000 people in 2014 alone.

NBC News, Sept. 1, 2016
Analysis: Voting rights hang in the balance this November
“If this isn’t enough to show intentional discrimination, what would be?” asked Erwin Chemerinsky, a constitutional law professor at the University of California, Irvine.

Orange County Business Journal, Sept. 1, 2016
UCI Law adds master’s program
University of California, Irvine School of Law is accepting applications for a new master’s law degree for non-American lawyers. … The law school also has hired four new full-time faculty members, bringing the total number of full-time professors to 48.

Orange County Business Journal, Sept. 1, 2016
UCI Health to run Catalina ER
UC Irvine Health in Orange will provide emergency room services on Catalina Island beginning today. The agreement is part of UC Irvine Health’s expansion of telemedicine and specialty consultation services, said Dr. Erik Barton, who chairs the emergency medical department.

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