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Felipe Hernandez, '13, earns prestigious Marshall Scholarship - UCI's first in 18 years

Felipe Hernandez, '13 political science and music performance, has been named a Marshall Scholar. Together with the Rhodes Scholarship, the honor is one of the most prestigious and competitive scholarships in the world, with just 40 winners each year. There hasn't been a Marshall Scholar recipient from UC Irvine since Kelly Maglia won in 1996. More...


Making a difference

Co-founder of
Students for Global Peacebuilding raises awareness of nonviolent conflict resolution

National recognition

Vicki Ruiz selected as a 2015 National Women's History Month honoree

Tackling tough core concepts

New Economics Learning Center is open to all students enrolled in ECON 20A, 20B and 100A

Ragin receives award for career contributions

Honor recognizes Chancellor's Professor for methodological work

Feintzeig awarded 2014 Hanneke Janssen Memorial Prize

International award honors work in history and foundations of physics

Penner receives award for study on race

Honor recognizes best study on race and ethnicity from 2011-13

december events

Quantum Theory
December 4

Civilians in a Global War, a New Paradigm
4 December, 2014

Quantum Theory From One Simple Symmetry
4 December, 2014

fMRI History
December 8

Signaling and Evolution
5 December, 2014

My fMRI Over the Years
8 December, 2014

Annual Conference
December 10-11

IMTFI's Sixth Annual Conference for Funded Researchers
10-11 December, 2014

in the media

Hickok on perception

GOP: Though not sworn in yet, Walters is seen as rising star
Uhlaner, OC Register

Why we can't afford to turn away immigrants (Opinion)
Rumbaut, Talking Points Memo

Bao Nguyen is Garden Grove's history-making mayor in more ways than his ethnicity
Nguyen, OC Weekly

How a GOP Senate can help the poor
Neumark, The Daily Beast

Obama: Move fulfills America's promise to immigrants, families
DeSipio, The Arizona Republic

President Obama officially signs immigration executive order in Las Vegas high school
DeSipio, UPI

Obama's immigrant order could have far-reaching impacts
Brown, McClatchy DC, Boston Herald

Obama's action on immigration leaves millions still facing deportation
Chavez, LA Times, Pittsburg Post-Gazette, Daily Herald

Obama signs executive action on immigration
DeSipio, The Wall Street Journal

New affirmative action cases say policies hurt Asian-Americans
Lee, NPR and WUWM

This is what interracial dating is doing to America
Lee, .Mic

Brown on immigration

How Democrats derailed marijuana legalization in California
Tesler, The Washington Post

The secret to younger, brighter eyes (Contributor)
Peshek, Forbes

Harvard sued for allegedly limiting number of Asian-Americans it admits
Lee, Radio Boston

You're washed up in your jobs earlier than you think
Button, USA Today

Is 45 the new old age in the workplace?
Button, CNN Money

Fact checker: Do minimum wage hikes help the poor?
Neumark, Reno Gazette-Journal

Behind the scenes of our senses: Part one, perception
Hickok, Psychology Today

Does minimum wage equal just wage? (Commentary)
Neumark, National Catholic Register

State poverty report fails statistical sniff test
Neumark, Green Bay Press Gazette

Three keys to victory
Petracca, OC Register

The immigration reform stare down: Who will blink first?
DeSipio, AZCentral

Two cities in Little Saigon elected Vietnamese American mayors
Nguyen, LA Times

Button on worker age

China's changed one-child policy doesn't give baby boost
Wang Feng, The Wall Street Journal

Symposium commemorates 25 year anniversary of Berlin Wall destruction
Dalton, Daily Titan

Does raising the minimum wage always result in job growth?
Neumark, PolitiFact

Irvine voters oust Larry Agran, a decades-long fixture
Petracca, LA Times

Do living wage laws work?
Neumark, jstor

14 ways to promote more responsible financial inclusion
Taylor, The Guardian

Yes, independent swing voters are real. And may decide who wins elections
Dalton, The Daily Beast

Food stamps crisis ignored in nearly 98 percent of network stories
Neumark, MRC Business

Republican advantage in mail voting sets stage
Petracca, OC Register

Late money in District 2 supervisorial race
Petracca, OC Register

Government has unintended consequences
Neumark, Albert Lea Tribune

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