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UC report urges measured response to protests

Patrick Manh Le, international studies major, is quoted in the Los Angeles Times and Sacramento Bee May 5, 2012


UCI defeats USC for NCAA men's volleyball championship

Carson Clark, sociology major, is quoted in the Los Angeles Times May 5, 2012


Californians to vote once against on modifying term-limits law

Mark Petracca, political science associate professor and social sciences undergraduate associate dean, is quoted in the Silicon Valley Mercury News and Contra Costa Times May 7, 2012


Yang Su Was the U.S. naive about the Chen Guangcheng deal?

An op-ed by Yang Su, sociology associate professor, is featured by CNN May 4, 2012


David Neumark S.F. Fed: Skills mismatch, joblessness link overblown

David Neumark, economics Chancellor’s Professor and Center for Economics & Public Policy director, is quoted by WGN Radio April 30, 2012


Occupy movement set for return to the streets with May Day marches

David Meyer, sociology professor, is quoted by CBS News and WTSP April 30, 2012


Jim Weatherall Outstanding graduate

James Weatherall, logic & philosophy of science, is the 2012 Lauds & Laurels Outstanding Graduate Student and the graduate commencement speaker


Bernard Grofman I was wrong about Dick Cheney...

Research by Bernard Grofman, political science professor and Center for the Study of Democracy director, and Reuben Kline, political science Ph.D. alumnus, is featured in the Wall Street Journal April 26, 2012


Senate Judiciary Committee takes up Arizona 1070 law

Louis DeSipio, Chicano/Latino-studies and political science associate professor, is quoted in the Tucson Citizen April 24, 2012


Top honors

Six first-year social sciences graduate students earn competitive fellowships from National Science Foundation


U.S. Senate subcommittee meets today on SB 1070

Louis DeSipio, Chicano/Latino-studies and political science associate professor, is quoted in AZCentral April 23, 2012


Russell Dalton MTV hopes online game can energize 2012 youth vote

Russell Dalton, political science professor, is quoted by CNN, WXII The Triad, and WTAE April 24, 2012


Getting to know Miss Fountain Valley

Andrea Licata, economics undergrad, is featured in the Fountain Valley Patch April 24, 2012


David Neumark Half of new grads are jobless or underemployed

Research by David Neumark, economics Chancellor's Professor and Center for Economics & Public Policy director, is featured by the Associated Press and 12 additional publications April 23, 2012


In memoriam: Lawrence Howard, social sciences lecturer and alumnus

Retired lecturer specialized in global affairs, politics, and peace and was a specialist in the UCI Disability Services Center


Russell Dalton 'Bloomberg For President' redux

A book by Russell Dalton, political science professor, is featured in Jewish Week April 19, 2012


Kelsey Norman Op-ed: Cuts to Aboriginal-focused organizations should be reversed

An op-ed by Kelsey Norman, political science graduate student, is featured in iPolitics April 20, 2012


Accomplished alumnus

Nadia Bermudez, political science ’98, 2012 Lauds & Laurels Social Sciences Distinguished Alumnus


American Academy of Arts & Sciences honors two from UC Irvine

Humanities dean and evolutionary biologist are elected to membership


Growing up, 'geeking out'

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