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Times Higher Education, Sept. 5, 2017
Best universities in the world 2018
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 released on 5th September 2017, has revealed the top 1,000 universities in the world. … No. 99: University of California, Irvine.

Los Angeles Times, Sept. 5, 2017
UC’s chief immigration legal expert urges DACA beneficiaries to stay calm
UC Irvine Chancellor Howard Gillman: “I am profoundly disappointed in this administration’s action and want to reassure the entire UCI community that we will continue to stand by all of our students, regardless of background, to help them attain their higher education goals. “UCI is home to a diverse group of individuals who share the common belief that education has the power to improve and transform lives and who are committed to making the world a better place. All members of the Anteater family – including faculty, staff and students – have a right to engage in their activities at UCI without fear or intimidation, and we will do all that we can to protect and uphold this conviction.” [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

Miami Herald, Sept. 5, 2017
Why did Jeff Sessions mention ‘terrorism’ in explaining his Dreamers stance?
Sharry pointed to studies showing that there’s no correlation between immigration and crime, according to Buzzfeed—as well as a recent study reviewing 51 other studies, released by the University of California at Irvine, demonstrating that there’s not a relationship between immigration levels and crime.

Inside Higher Ed, Sept. 1, 2017
An Intersectional Framework to Sexual Violence Prevention
Nadeeka Karunaratne, student development coordinator in the Cross-Cultural Center at UC Irvine, writes: “My journey toward an intersectional framework of prevention — one that focuses on the most marginalized communities and discusses how multiple forms of oppression intersect with sexism — began with my own experiences as a prevention educator.”

Los Angeles Times, Sept. 6, 2017
Donors of Chinese descent vastly increase philanthropy, mostly to higher education
“Chinese and Chinese American Philanthropy” is the first academic effort to examine the size, motivation and impact of giving by Chinese and Chinese Americans in the United States and China. The research, by … the Long U.S.-China Institute at UC Irvine … was released Wednesday. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

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