Anthropology professor Kim Fortun and her students combine research, education, and on-the-ground action to help communities impacted by environmental disaster


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Bill Maurer, anthropology professor, courtesy of Anthropology News


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Jeffrey Kopstein, political sciences, courtesy of Public Seminar


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Shauna Gillooly, political science, explains in The Conversation


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Michael Tesler, political science, and co-authors explain in The Washington Post


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Sara Goodman, political science, explains in The Hill


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Sara Wallace Goodman, poli sci, breaks the issue down in this piece for The Washington Post


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Sara C. Mednick, UCI cognitive scientist and expert on sleep on the relationship between a musical life and sleep, courtesy of Record Union


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Two new grants support development of UCI prof's outreach, blog, online course and research on causes for and consequences of humanitarian aid delivery in Africa


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Honor recognizes the economics Ph.D. student for best paper and presentation at the Annual Meetings of the Public Choice Society


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March 23, 2020


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Student-veteran Eric Perez, Chicano/Latino studies and sociology, helps at-risk teens overcome gang culture of hating 'the other'


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Students in cognitive robotics design socially assistive technology for use in crises


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Startup founded by economics alumna and fostered by UCI incubator aids, tracks student community service


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UCI economics professor Linda Cohen and Amihai Glazer explain via The Hill


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Claudia Bonilla Keller '87 boldly advocates for brighter futures in L.A. and O.C., efforts which helped earn her the 2020 Lauds and Laurels Outstanding Alumnus Award from the School of Social Sciences


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UCI cognitive scientists receive NSF funding to develop more precise mathematical model to explain brain and behavior link


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Professor of Cognitive Sciences, UC Irvine | May 8, 1938-December 4, 2019


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Turney, Manchak and Jenkins honored for mentorship, teaching and innovation


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Award-winning research by Jeffrey Kopstein, UCI professor of political science, sheds new light on sources of mass ethnic violence


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Laura E. Enriquez, Chicano/Latino studies, Los Angeles Times


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An interview with Don Hoffman, cog sci, in Forbes, Feb. 11, 2020


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Anthropology Ph.D. student Tariq Rahman wins a set of prestigious grants to fund his research about the financialization of land in Lahore, one of the fastest growing cities in the world


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Cailin O'Connor, LPS, OUPblog, Feb 4, 2020


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Book by UCI political scientist Davin Phoenix challenges conventional wisdom that anger leads people to polls


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Partnership provides critical link with Social Science Research Council to support research, collaboration and scholarship


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Donor-funded scholarships help first-generation student 'become a well-rounded individual who can speak from multiple perspectives'


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Kai Wehmeier, logic and philosophy of science professor, receives Humboldt Prize for outstanding academic research career


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Sociology graduate student Vanessa Delgado wins a National Science Foundation grant to support her research


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UCI language scientist uses machine learning to put our common word order patterns to the test; findings are published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences


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Environment alters the way Spanish-English speakers process language


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Edwin Amenta, sociology, gives perspective in this article for The Conversation


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Bill Maurer, anthropology, explains on NPR's Hidden Brain


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Prestigious fellowship program established through gift from estate of Christian Werner funds research pursuits of the school's top graduate students


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Economists from UCI and the New York Federal Reserve are teaming up to study whether a key California tax credit for businesses boosts job creation


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Retaliation comes naturally to children, while positive reciprocity must be learned, says UCI cognitive scientist Nadia Chernyak


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UCI professors receive National Science Foundation grant to study how misinformation impacts public understanding of science


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Entrepreneur-philanthropists will be among 22 honorees at 50th Lauds & Laurels event


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Awards carry $5,000 prize to support continued research for Chernyak, Hardt and Thomsen


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Sociology graduate student Oshin Khachikian wins National Science Foundation funding to study how ethnic groups trade knowledge and resources, on the path to higher education


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Scholarship support helped recent UCI graduate prepare for life of service


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UCI political scientist Danielle Thomsen receives funding to study the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus to better understand moderates' place in today's polarized political arena


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Anthropology doctoral student Emily Matteson earns grants from the National Science Foundation and the Fulbright Program to research reproductive rights in Chile


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David Neumark, economics, among those honored for distinguished contributions to their fields


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Marty Wattenberg, poli sci, explains in The Washington Post


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By following her passions, anthropology Ph.D. student Leah Sanchez finds her academic niche


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An All-American on and off the soccer field


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Writer and UCI professor Héctor Tobar wants you to tell your story


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UCI sociologist Kristin Turney earns Russell Sage Foundation fellowship to study the long-term consequences of parental incarceration on the children and partners left behind


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UCI will be 4th in nation to offer certificate program examining veteran community


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Maj. Gen. Laura Yeager's unwavering work ethic propelled her to unprecedented heights in the Army, making the '86 UCI psychology alumna a role model for women and girls


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Through teaching, research and action, UCI professor and chair Eve Darian-Smith is an ardent advocate for globalizing public education in the 21st century


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UCI sociology graduate student Ben Leffel examines how world cities reduce emissions


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Justin Richland, UCI anthropology, receives Luce Foundation grant to develop a field guide for non-native agency engagement with tribal people and resources


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Heidi Hardt, poli sci, featured in the LA Times Daily Pilot


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Lev Nachman, poli sci, in The Diplomat


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Book by UCI cognitive scientist Barbara Sarnecka provides tools, tips, and tricks of the trade of academic writing for scholars new and accomplished


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Steve Chadima '72 social sciences recalls the road to a young UCI campus, and the many adventures since


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Sara Mednick, cognitive sciences, explains in The Conversation


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Edwin Amenta, sociology, explains in this piece for The Conversation


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Daeun Song, political science grad student, awarded Haynes Foundation grant to study political momentum on affirmative action within Asian American community


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Sociology graduate student Chris Gibson earns award for his research on the invisible forces at play in water management


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Angela Jenks, UCI anthropology, earns an Academic Senate award for teaching in a field she almost didn't pursue


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UCI professor Anita Casavantes Bradford receives UCI Academic Senate Faculty Award for Mentorship in recognition of her work with first-generation students


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UCI political science assistant professor Danielle Thomsen receives grant to research whether primary voters prefer partisan polarization


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The start of our 2019 academic year brings with it our largest student population ever


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UCI Chicano/Latino studies associate professor Glenda M. Flores shares some words of wisdom for UCI's incoming class


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UCI cognitive scientists are working to develop a robot that can think and react more like a rodent


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Anthropology grad student Akil Fletcher wins National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship for his work on racism in online gaming


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Cailin O'Connor and Jim Weatherall, logic and philosophy of science, explain in Scientific American


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University of California, Irvine Associate Professor of Sociology


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Researchers discover that with less than one-hour of online training, students can expand the way they think about their intellectual abilities and improve their GPAs


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Danielle Thomsen, assistant professor, is 2019 APSA Political Organizations and Parties section award recipient


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Honor includes two years of funding, international networking, and mentorship opportunities in support of her research on perception


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Role will put the California native at the administrative helm of largest academic unit on campus


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Research by UCI political scientist Heidi Hardt and co-authors takes a hard look at readings in Ph.D. classrooms and how they matter for underrepresentation of women in academia


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UCI language scientist Judith Kroll finds that a diverse linguistic environment boosts brain sensitivity to new learning, and exposure alone may confer some benefits of bilinguality on single-language speakers


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Payton Huse, sociology, wins competitive National Science Foundation research fellowship


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Honor from the Association of Latina and Latino Anthropologists recognizes a career of contributions enhancing understanding of Latinx lives and communities in the U.S.


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UCI-led study finds online brain games can extend in-game 'cognitive youth' into old age, enabling seniors to multitask mentally on par with those 50 years younger


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While working at UCI, social sciences facilities director Gregory Gallardo rediscovered his artistic roots, the fruits of which will be on display in his first large solo show opening in September


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New book by UCI sociologist explores the religious and racial origins of society's obsession with thinness


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University is first public institution to claim top spot in national rankings


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Funding provided by UCI Office of Inclusive Excellence's initiative on confronting extremism


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Nonprescribed psychostimulants impair sleep and working memory, UCI-led study finds


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Program in Corporate Welfare Studies interns crunch data to determine how regulations affect businesses


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Hector Tobar, Chicanot/Latino studies and history, in The New York Times


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Bill Maurer, UCI dean of social sciences and professor of anthropology and law, on regulatory warning signs to watch for with Facebook's new cryptocurrency


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Campus designation as an Organized Research Unit elevates the center's infrastructure to support interdisciplinary research with a policy purpose


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Gary Richardson, economics, explains on NPR (audio)


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Nadia Chernyak, UCI cognitive scientist, explains in The Conversation


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How UCI contributed to alumnus Taylor Holiday's successes both on and off the field


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Sociology graduate student researching the phenomenon earns competitive National Science Foundation fellowship


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Hector Tobar, associate professor of English and Chicano/Latino studies, tells the story of how his family's immigrant journey and James Earl Ray's path to targeting Martin Luther King, Jr., intersected at an unglamorous corner of East Hollywood


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New book by Long T. Bui, UCI assistant professor of global and international studies, tells the living stories, history of South Vietnamese refugees


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UCI and Wells Fargo team up to teach 21st century financial literacy skills to non-profits that serve the underserved


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In his new book, UCI vision scientist Donald Hoffman says evolution has trained humans to construct reality, rather than see the world as it truly is


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UCI alumna Dana Ballout '08 brings stories from the Middle East to mainstream U.S. media - including one she got to tell for NPR's "This American Life"


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Michael Tesler, polo sci, explains in The Washington Post


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