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From ordinary to Extraordinarius
Longtime UCI staff member Michael Arias '11 receives Alumni Association's highest honor
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Lauds and laurels, risk and reward
Guided by vision and passion, tenacity and grit, UCI's Outstanding Alumni Athlete Shannon Eusey '92 is the Anteater spirit personified
A life in theatre, a life in service
Paula Tomei, economics '79, receives 2019 Lauds and Laurels Distinguished Alumni Award in the School of Social Sciences
UCI is No. 1 in nation among public universities for 'best value,' according to Forbes
Ranking is based on costs, quality, graduation rates, student debt and postgrad earnings
'Sticks and stones . . .' but words can indeed hurt you, UCI study finds
Negative, positive political rhetoric about immigration affects well-being of targets
Murphy receives grant to study cultural life of typography and those who craft it
Two-year study funded by the National Science Foundation
Belinda Campos named 2019 Angell Faculty Fellow
Honor recognizes the Chicano/Latino studies associate professor's mentorship efforts and dedication to student success
Enriching American history
Vicki Ruiz receives distinguished service award from the Organization of American Historians
Outstanding LEADers
Three from social sciences receive awards at second annual Latino Excellence and Achievement Dinner
Stepping up
Soc sci team logs more than 7-million steps in UCI walking challenge
Anteaters earn honors in Toronto
Four from UCI political science receive awards at annual convention of the International Studies Association
Deconstructing Diversity Initiative applications - due May 8
Program available to all undergrads
NATO's lessons in crisis

Video interview with Heidi Hardt,
poli sci, courtesy of Defense and Aerospace Report
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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.

Mimi Ito in Women in the World:

"Just because [kids] may meet an unsavory person in the park, we don’t ban them from outdoor spaces," said Mimi Ito, director of the Connected Learning Lab at University of California, Irvine, at the 10th annual Women in the World Summit on Thursday. After years of research, the mother of two college-age children said she thinks parents need to understand how important digital spaces are to children and adjust accordingly.
Snow on homelessness
LA Times
DeSipio on immigration
LA Times
Strings on the Black body
Mednick on napping
The misinformation age

Video interview with Cailin O'Connor and Jim Weatherall, LPS, via PBS SoCal
calendar of
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Sequential Information Design
4:00-5:00 p.m. | Social Science Plaza A, Room 2112 | Laura Doval, Assistant Professor in Economics, Caltech
Global Borderlands - Fantasy, Violence, and Empire in Subic Bay, Philippines
5:00-6:20 p.m. | Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100 | Victoria Reyes, UC Riverside, Department of Sociology
May Fourth at 100: Reflections on a Movement that Changed China
9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. | Soical & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1321
Strong Incommensurability and Deeply Opaque Ignorance
3:00-5:00 p.m. | Social Science Tower, Room 777 | Paul Hoyningen-Huene, Leibniz University of Hannover, Institute of Philosophy, University of Zurich, Dept. of Economics
Informative Advertising and Price Transparency
3:30-5:00 p.m. | Social Science Plaza A, Room 3132 | Itai Ater, Tel Aviv University
Prediction and Congestion in Two-Sided Markets: Economist Versus Machine Matchmakers
3:30-5:00 p.m. | Social Science Plaza B, Room 3218 | Yu-Wei Hsieh, University of Southern Californian
Inaugural Celebration of the Dhan Kaur Sahota Presidential Chair of Sikh Studies
4:00-6:00 p.m. | Social Science Plaza B, Room 1222
Demographic Impacts of China's 1958-1961 Famine
12:30-1:30 p.m. | Social Science Plaza B, Room 4250 | Zhongwei Zhao, Professor of Demography, Australian National University
The Vital Poetics of Zora Neale Hurston and Luisa Moreno: Settler Extraction and Florida's Black Women Conifer Workers
3:30-5:00 p.m. | Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1517 | Sal Zarate, Ford Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of African American Studies, UCI
Random Matrices, Transportation Statistics, Decision Making Time and Universality"
4:00-5:00 p.m. | Social Science Plaza A, Room 2112 | Tom Trogdon, Professor of Mathematics, UC Irvine
Living with Legal Burden: Indian Men's Rights Activists Strategize Court Comportment and Policy Success
5:00-6:20 p.m. | Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100 | Srimati Basu, University of Kentucky, Gender and Women's Studies and Anthropology
Noncompliance as a Rational Choice: A Framework in Social Experiments to Identify Casual Effects
3:30-5:00 p.m. | Social Science Plaza B, Room 3218 | Rodrigo Pinto, UCLA
Why Is Childhood So Important in Understanding Why Dementia Is Epidemic among Black Americans?
12:30-1:30 p.m. | Social Science Plaza B, Room 4250 | Mark Hayward, Professor of Sociology and Centennial Commission Professor in the Liberal Arts, University of Texas
Size Matters--How Consumers' Energy Drink Consumption is Affected by Package Size Changes
3:30-5:00 p.m. | Social Science Plaza B, Room 3218 | Lai Jiang, UC Irvine
The Educational Achievement Gap for Children of Migrants to Europe: Determinants and Implications for Social Inclusion
12:30-1:30 p.m. | Social Science Plaza B, Room 4250 | Paula Tufis, Fulbright Scholar, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Bucharest
Audits as Evidence: Experiments, Ensembles, and Enforcement
3:30-5:00 p.m. | Social Science Plaza A, Room 3132 | Chris Walters, UC Berkeley
Two Theories of Meaning in Russell's 'Gray's Elegy' Discussion
3:00-5:00 p.m. | Social Science Tower, Room 777 | Ian Proops, University of Texas - Austin
Making Motherhood Work: How Women Manage Careers and Caregiving
12:30-2:00 p.m. | Social Science Plaza B, Room 1222 | Caitlyn Collins, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Washington University-St. Louis
The Art of Writing Proposals
12:00-1:30 p.m. | Social Science Plaza B, Room 1222 | Holly Hapke, Ph.D., Director of Research Development, UCI
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