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Long Bui, SAEP
Service in the spotlight
Long Bui, global and international studies associate professor, earns UCI Academic Senate Distinguished Mid-Career Faculty Award for Service, an honor that highlights his tireless commitment to student and faculty success
Susan and Brett Williamson
Giving back, from campus to courtroom
Dean's Leadership Society members Susan and Brett Williamson '86 cherish their Anteater connections
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Ageist language in job ads discourages older applicants, UCI-led study finds
Effect is tantamount to direct age discrimination in hiring, but trickier to track
Anita Casavantes Bradford
Suffer the Little Children: Child Migration and the Geopolitics of Compassion in the United States
New book by Anita Casavantes Bradford, UCI Chicano/Latino studies and history professor, examines history of U.S. policy toward unaccompanied children from around the globe
Wang Feng
UCI sociologist Wang Feng elected to Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
Induction in Italy's National Academy of Science honors the demographer whose work has influenced population policy on a global scale
Jeanett Castellanos
Castellanos elected to American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Board of Directors
National leadership role expands the UCI associate dean, professor of teaching and accomplished mentor's reach developing Latinx faculty, administrators and students
Greg Hickok
Understanding side effects of neurosurgical treatment for brain disorders
UCI language and cognitive scientist Gregory Hickok receives funding from the National Institutes of Health to study how deep brain stimulation therapy in patients with Parkinson's disease impacts language function
David Meyer
Mining the past to inform the present
Project led by UCI sociologist David S. Meyer aims to arm peace, security activists with best tactics for changing policy
David Neumark
Advancing labor market research
Partnership with Public Policy Institute of California, grants from National Bureau of Economic Research and International Center for Law and Economics, support three new projects by UCI economist David Neumark
UCI students take first place in EPA Environmental Justice Video Challenge for Students
UCI takes first place in EPA Environmental Justice Video Challenge for Students
Cross-disciplinary graduate student team reveals lead soil contamination threat in Santa Ana
LPS Summer Diversity Fellows
Inaugural logic and philosophy of science summer diversity fellows close out first year of new program at UCI
Created by logic and philosophy of science associate professor Lauren Ross, the weeklong residential summer program for underrepresented undergrads seeks to diversify the field of philosophy
Kexin Chen
New findings in motion perception
UCI-led study published in the Journal of Neuroscience
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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.
Samar Al-Bulushi

Commentary: Biden administration needs to match rhetoric with action on Africa policy

Samar Al-Bulushi, UCI anthropology, and Lina Benabdallah, Wake Forest University politics and international affairs, explain in this piece for MSN.
Jeff Barrett
Barrett on quantum mechanics
Popular Mechanics
Tom Boellstorff
Boellstorff on
The Conversation
Michael Tesler
Tesler on
Eric Swanson
Swanson on inflation
LinkedIn News
Richard Futrell

When was talking invented? A language scientist explains how this unique feature of human beings may have evolved

UCI language scientist Richard Futrell breaks it down in this piece for The Conversation's Curious Kids.
Sabrina Strings
Strings on
body image
Sara Mednick
on health
Tony Smith
Smith on
ABC 10
David Neumark
Neumark on
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Wall Street Journal
Egyptian-American Literature Panel Q&A
5:00 p.m. | Zoom (pre-registration required)

featuring novelists Rajia Hasib and Dalia Azim, and playwright Fouad Teymour for Q&A about their writing, process, and creation of Egyptian-American characters
Discussion with Noor Naga
10:00 a.m. | Zoom (pre-registration required)

author of Washes, Prays and If an Egyptian Cannot Speak English
Talent, Technology and the Future of Money
5:30-7:30 p.m. | Werqwise | 149 New Montgomery St. | San Francisco (pre-registration required)

Join us for a conversation with Bill Maurer, UCI social sciences dean, and Ian O. Williamson, UCI Paul Merage dean, moderated by Kayvan Baroumand '88, Innowise CEO and Dean's Leadership Society member. Enjoy an exceptional dining and drink experience created by Phantom Phood award-winning executive chef, Kevin Schanz, and co-founder and acclaimed mixologist, Carlo Splendorini.
Social Sciences Undergraduate Dean's Welcome
10:00 a.m. | Social Science Tower Courtyard
Sociology Undergraduate Orientation
1:00 p.m. | Zoom (pre-registration required)
Global and International Studies Undergraduate Orientation
3:00 p.m. | Zoom (pre-registration required)
Economics Undergraduate Orientation
11:00 a.m. | Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100
Political Science Undergraduate Orientation
2:00 p.m. | Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100
Social Sciences Graduate Student Orientation
9:00 a.m. | Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100
Social Policy and Public Service Undergraduate Orientation
11:00 a.m. | Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1321
Chicano/Latino Studies Undergraduate Orientation
1:00 p.m. | Social Science Tower, Room 318
Anthropology Undergraduate Orientation
2:00 p.m. | Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1321
Cognitive Sciences Undergraduate Orientation
3:00 p.m. | Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100
Language Science Undergraduate Orientation
11:00 a.m. | Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1321
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