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global connect
Coming full circle
Exposure to UCI's Global Connect program as high school freshmen steered current program interns to UCI and plans for careers in education, international relations
Read on...
Collaborative study to understand impact of immigration policy on UC student population
UC Irvine's Laura Enriquez spearheading effort with funding from UC Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives grant
Awesome alumna
Samantha Ku, '18 political science, is pursuing her lifelong dream of being a diplomat
Growing up digital
New lab in Calit2, directed by anthro prof Mimi Ito, looks at the smartphone generation
Sentimental journey
Bill Delvac '76 reminisces about his Anteater past and his role in UCI social sciences' present
Making a difference
Five social sciences graduate students earn competitive campus fellowships for research demonstrating significant potential for public impact
Seven UCI researchers - including two from social sciences - named AAAS fellows
Honor is conferred for distinguished contributions to their fields
Social sciences recognizes outstanding faculty researchers
Awards carry $5,000 prize to support continued research
Saari elected to Russian Academy of Sciences
Honor recognizes the Distinguished Professor emeritus's long career as a mathematician
Seymour Hersh
January 17

Seymour Hersh, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and political writer, will deliver the 26th annual Margolis Lecture at UCI on Jan 17.

soc sci
in the media
Social sciences faculty are consistently sought by media for their expertise in areas ranging from digital play to gender pay. Check out some of our top hits below, or visit us online for the full run down.

Richardson on economic warning signs, courtesy of History

Gary Richardson, an economics professor at the University of California Irvine and a former historian for the Federal Reserve, has researched the Fed's role in the 1929 crash and the ensuing Great Depression. ... "People could see in 1928 and 1929 that if stock prices kept going up at the current rate, in a few decades they'd be astronomic," says Richardson.
Ito on screen
Boing Boing
Nachman on Taiwan
Neumark on jobs
Wall Street Journal
Tesler on politics
Lunar New Year Celebration
January 28

Join us for live multicultural entertainment, eye-catching artistic demonstrations, elaborate costumes, origami workshops, and delicious food tastings and drink!

More details to come - keep an eye on our website and your inbox for the full program of fun and celebration.

calendar of
up-coming events
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Norms and Normality
3-5:00 p.m. | Social Science Tower, Room 777
What Counts as Care? Humanitarian Impasses in a Zone of Occupation
3:30-5:00 p.m. | Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1321
26th Annual Margolis Lecture: A Report from Washington on Trump's Foreign Policy with Seymour Hersh
6-7:30 p.m. | UCI Student Center, Crystal Cove Auditorium
Object Recognition Using a Knowledge-Based Dual-Hierarch Graphical Model
4-5:00 p.m. | Social Science Plaza A, Room 2112
How to Count Structure
3:30-5:00 p.m. | Social Science Tower, Room 777
Lunar New Year Celebration
1:00-6:30 p.m. | Social Science Plaza

More details to come - keep an eye on our website and your inbox for the full program of fun and celebration!
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