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UCI cultural anthropologist Mizuko "Mimi" Ito studies how digital media are changing the way today's plugged-in youth live and learn

UCI cultural anthropologist Mizuko "Mimi" Ito studies how digital media are changing the way today's plugged-in youth live and learn


Anthropologists serve as week-long guest editors for popular finance blog

Anthropologists serve as week-long guest editors for popular finance blog


Art exhibit evokes milieu of families residing in O.C.’s budget motels

Art exhibit evokes milieu of families residing in O.C.’s budget motels


Mobile money's impact in the developing world

Maurer is part of expert video panel


David Snow UCI sociologist David A. Snow earns Distinguished Professor and Lauds & Laurels honors for outstanding career of research, teaching and service

UCI sociologist David A. Snow earns Distinguished Professor and Lauds & Laurels honors for outstanding career of research, teaching and service


Barbara Dosher, social sciences dean, is named Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Sciences

Barbara Dosher, social sciences dean, is named Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Sciences


Donald Hoffman Good news: You are not your brain

Research by Donald D. Hoffman, cognitive sciences professor, is featured in the Huffington Post March 27, 2012


Cecelia Lynch After Kony 2012: Three ways NGOs can work with Africans as equals (op-ed)

Op-ed by Cecelia Lynch, political science professor and international studies director, as featured in the Christian Science Monitor March 23, 2012


UCI launches gang intervention training program

Inaugural class starts March 23


Inaugural Women of UCI award winners recognized

Three of four recipients come from social sciences


Simon Huttegger Sending and receiving the right – or mostly right – signals

On-going study by LPS associate professor Simon Huttegger seeks to model imperfect communication


Katherine Faust Faust is UROP's March Mentor of the Month

Honor recognizes the sociology professor for her continued support of undergraduate research


Garb takes part in 20th annual mediation conference

March 16, OC Sheriff’s Regional Training Facility


Cecelia Lynch Ethical humanitarianism

UCI receives Henry Luce Foundation grant for Lynch-led project on ethics behind charitable development and distribution in Africa


OTI sends its first contingent to Armenia and Turkey

Bon Voyage Celebration March 11, 3:00-5:00 p.m.


Raul Fernandez Fernandez delivers pre-concert lecture at UC Davis

Listen in via podcast


Social sciences faculty, students and alumni are part of inaugural TEDxUCIrvine

March 3, 1:00-7:00 p.m. in the Claire Trevor Theatre


Gilbert Gonzalez More accolades for Harvest of Loneliness

Documentary on Bracero Program by UCI emeritus and alumnus earns 2012 Rollins Award


New textbook by cognitive sciences researcher Nicole Gage helps undergrads understand cognitive neuroscience

New textbook by cognitive sciences researcher Nicole Gage helps undergrads understand cognitive neuroscience


Jeremy Heis, logic & philosophy of science assistant professor, receives inaugural Rogers Prize

Honor recognizes best paper published in the British Journal for the History of Philosophy in 2011