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Dulcie and Larry Kugelman
Building peace one piece at a time
Dulcie and Larry Kugelman have a passion for peace that’s propelled their partnership with the UCI Center for Citizen Peacebuilding since 2001. Their generous support through the Kugelman Fellowship Program has helped more than 125 UCI graduate students study conflict and peacebuilding efforts all around the globe. Learn more about their work and why they give to UCI.
Jonpaul Cohen
Environmentally active Anteater
UCI psychology senior Jonpaul Cohen will address New Zealand Parliament about climate change next month
Asia Bento
Study: Having a friend, partner or mentor of a different race reduces racial apathy in white teens
Findings, coauthored by UCI sociology assistant professor Asia Bento, published in Sociological Perspectives
U.S. Supreme Court
What end of Roe v. Wade means for U.S.
Four UCI experts discuss a key ruling in the latest Supreme Court term
money, graph
UCI Podcast: Is a recession coming?
Economist Eric Swanson explains that there's nothing yet to fear ... at least for now
Shyla Ragha
A captain for the planet
Alumna Shyla Raghav is a leading global advocate on climate change mitigation and adaptation
Catlin Tran
Starting up to get ahead
Catlin Tran, business economics, combines her interests with entrepreneurism for a new company, Nutripair
Telling financial stories through photovoice
UCI-led Community Credit project uses photos, first-person community perspectives to inform financial industry practices that create inclusion, increase trust, and fight financial disinformation
Al Bulushi and Vega
UCI study finds adults who are blind possess memory perks
Research provides insight on the role senses and socioeconomic status play in learning
Vanessa Delgado
Al-Bulushi and Chernyak among seven UCI faculty members named 2022-23 Hellman Fellows
Program supports research by assistant professors
Irene Vega
Samuels receives fellowship from National Science Foundation to study food system inequities
Competitive Graduate Research Fellowship Program provides three years of full financial support
soc sci
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.
Jack Liebersohn

Fed raises interest rates by 0.75 percent

UCI assistant professor of economics Jack Liebersohn helps breaks down what the interest rate increase means for homeowners and car buyers, courtesy of KTTV-TV (Fox 11) News.
Alana LeBron
on health
Voice of OC
Tom Boellstorff
Boellstorff on
Louis DeSipio
DeSipio on OC politics
Eve Darian-Smith
Darian-Smith on climate crisis
Sabrina Strings

Variant Cover

UCI associate professor of sociology Sabrina Strings helps breaks down the backlash to Thor’s fat suit, the origin of most superheroes’ body types and of fatphobic ideas, and their impact on and off the screen in The Washington Post's new TikTok series, Variant Cover.
Tony Smith
Smith on
Sara Mednick
on napping
Kaylin Bourdon
Bourdon on
gun debate
Washington Post
Spencer Potiker
Potiker on
labor, Amazon
Inaugural August Virtual Book Club: Egyptian-American Literature
A weekly book series hosted by Sherine Hamdy, Anthropology Professor, UCI. Specific dates and times are available online, and registration is required for these Zoom events.
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