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Demystifying science
UCI logic and philosophy of science assistant professor Lauren Ross receives National Science Foundation CAREER grant to bring clarity to scientific explanation
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A partisan divide on health behaviors
UCI political scientist Sara Wallace Goodman receives National Science Foundation grant to study link between political beliefs and behaviors in response to COVID-19
Modeling behavior
UCI cognitive scientist Michael Lee receives grant from National Institutes of Health to develop new cognitive models that explain disorders in children
Life online during the pandemic
UCI anthropologist Tom Boellstorff receives National Science Foundation grant to show how COVID-19 is shifting lives online and how the move may guide prevention strategies when offline activities resume
Chavez receives Malinowski career award
Honor from the Society for Applied Anthropology recognizes a career of contributions enhancing understanding of Latinx lives and communities in the U.S.
Honoring research data stewardship
Mark Steyvers, UCI cognitive scientist, and Lumos Labs receive Future of Privacy Forum's first-ever Award For Research Data Stewardship
Outstanding LEADers
Four from social sciences to be honored at third annual LEAD award ceremony
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in the media
Social sciences faculty and graduate students are consistently sought by media for their expertise in areas ranging from digital play to gender pay. Check out some of our top hits, self-authored pieces, and on-air interviews below, or visit us online for the full run down.

Op-ed: In this piece for The New York Times, UCI sociologist Sabrina Strings explains why COVID-19 is killing so many black people, and how the answer is rooted in inequities that have perpetuated since the era of slavery.

Read on, courtesy of The New York Times.
Oliveira on global trade (op-ed)
South China Morning Post
Jha on COVID-19 & India (op-ed)
The Indian
Zhang on Coronavirus (op-ed)
Al Jazeera
Glazer on bailouts, jobs (op-ed)
OC Register

Op-ed: In this piece for The New York Times, UCI Chicano/Latino studies and English associate professor Hector Tobar reflects on road trips and what we might lose if hitchhiking and cross-country drives become a thing of the past.

Read on, courtesy of The New York Times.
O'Connor & Weatherall, politics, science (op-ed)
Boston Review
DeSipio on party politics and elections
Washington Times
Kim on advocacy
Daily Kos
Maurer on money
All events listed below will be delivered online to continue sharing the incredible thought-leadership of UCI and its affiliates. Subscribe to our online calendar to get all events delivered straight to your smartphone, and check back on our site often as we expand programming for the coming months.
How Much Propositional Logic Suffices for Rosser's Essential Undecidability Theorem?
3:00-5:00 p.m. | Zoom | Guillermo Badia, University of Queensland
Demography and Health in Response to Shocks
12:30-1:30 p.m. | Zoom | Elizabeth Frankenberg, Director, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina
Public Health and Health Care Implications of COVID-19
6:00-7:00 p.m. | Zoom

A panel discussion with Andrew Noymer – Assoc. Professor, UCI Public Health, Daniel Parker – Asst. Professor, UCI Public Health, Dana Mukamel – Professor, UCI Medicine and Director, iTEQC Research Program, and special guests Ed Kacic – President, Irvine Health Foundation, and Julie Hill – Board of Directors, Wellpoint. Moderated by Tim Bruckner – Assoc. Professor, UCI Public Health & Co-Director, CPIP and Bernadette Bolden-Albaba – Dean, Public Health.
UCI Commencement 2020
10:00 a.m. | Online

UCI will celebrate all graduates of the class of 2020 - bachelor's, master's, and doctorates - in an online university-wide ceremony to air at 10 a.m. on June 13. School and graduate hooding ceremonies will immediately follow.
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