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UCI team uses machine learning to help tell which wildfires will burn out of control

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 17, 2019 – An interdisciplinary team of scientists at the University of California, Irvine has developed a new technique for predicting the final size of a wildfire from the moment of ignition. Built around a machine learning...
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UCI scientists project northward expansion of Valley fever by end of 21st century

Valley fever is endemic to hot and dry regions such as the southwestern United States and California’s San Joaquin Valley, but scientists at the University of California, Irvine predict that climate change will cause the fungal infection’s range...
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Fredric Jameson donates personal, professional papers to UCI Libraries

The University of California, Irvine Libraries are honored to announce that Fredric Jameson – the influential scholar and director of the Institute for Critical Theory at Duke University – has agreed to donate his personal papers and...
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Tom Andriola is named UCI vice chancellor of information technology and data

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 10, 2019 — Tom Andriola, an experienced business and technology leader in the education and healthcare sectors, has been named vice chancellor of information technology and data at the University of California, Irvine,...
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UCI ranked among nation’s top 10 public universities for fifth straight year by U.S. News

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 9, 2019 — The University of California, Irvine has been ranked the nation’s ninth-best public university in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 list of “Best Colleges,” released today.
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UCI Institute for Clinical & Translational Science receives $24 million NIH grant

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 5, 2019 – The Institute for Clinical & Translational Science at the University of California, Irvine has been awarded $24 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health as part of its Clinical & Translational...
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UCI is No. 1 in U.S., No. 2 overall in Sierra magazine’s 2019 ‘Cool Schools’ ranking

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 3, 2019 — The green streak continues! Sierra magazine has named the University of California, Irvine No. 1 in the nation and No. 2 overall in its annual “Cool Schools” ranking of sustainability leaders among U.S. and...
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Diverse linguistic environment boosts brain sensitivity to new learning, UCI study finds

Numerous studies have noted the brain benefits that come from being bilingual – among them increased executive-level cognitive function and a four- to five-year delay in the risk of developing dementia symptoms.
29-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UCI anthropology professor can comment on new rules on U.S. immigrants who are poor

12-Aug-2019 8:05 PM EDT

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UCI urban planning & public policy professor and director, Water UCI, can comment on IPCC "Climate Change and Land" report

9-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT

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UCI professor of ecology & evolutionary biology and earth system science, can comment on latest UN report on world's food supply

9-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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U.S. Trade Negotiators Should Not Be Surprised by Chinese "Reneging"

21-May-2019 5:00 PM EDT

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How hormones can hijack a healthy slumber

UCI cognitive scientist studies how hormone cycles impact sleep and memory
14-Mar-2019 7:05 PM EDT

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UCI expert source - Amazon HQ2 and 3 announcement

Amihai Glazer, UCI economics professor, is available for commentary on Amazon's HQ2 and 3 locations decision. He is a leading authority on relations between special interests and government, the author of five books on public policy and has provided...
13-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST

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At Least Bias Is Non-Partisan, UCI Lead Researcher Says

18-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

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UCI School of Humanities dean can comment on Hungary’s removal of gender studies programs

17-Oct-2018 2:55 PM EDT

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