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UC Irvine's New Mascot Looks Kind Of Familiar

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.07.2015 | Comedy

Mascots are supposed to get the crowd excited, but when it comes to University of California, Irvine's anteater, it just sucks ... up ants. That's whe...

March Madness Contenders' Research Programs Put to the Test

Christopher King | Posted 06.06.2015 | College
Christopher King

For three consecutive years, inspired by the NCAA's March Madness, Thomson Reuters has hosted "Metrics Mania" a competition that takes these teams off the court for a faceoff on the strength of their scholarly research programs.

Why the American Flag Fiasco Is the Best Thing to Happen to UC Irvine

Alex Silver | Posted 05.16.2015 | College
Alex Silver

I saw first-hand this story escalate through the ranks of social media and television media. The sole reason this controversy was brought to light was because our student body refused to remain silent.

The Dalai Lama Will Celebrate His 80th Birthday With A Global Compassion Summit

The Huffington Post | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 03.12.2015 | Religion

The Dalai Lama will celebrate his 80th birthday this summer with a Global Compassion Summit in Southern California, the nonprofit Friends of the Dalai...

Republicans Enraged By University's American Flag Ban Vow Legislation

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics

Republican California lawmakers outraged over an American flag ban at a University of California campus that was quickly overturned this weekend annou...

UC Irvine Student Government Bans American Flag, Others From Campus Area

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2015 | College

March 6 (Reuters) - The student council of a southern California university passed a bill that would ban the hanging of any national flag in the com...

Making It Better: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.13.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Fifty individuals and families have joined in, each giving $1 or more a day to support the grantees. Here are the extraordinary people we supported this week.

America: How We Look Now

Jessie Tromberg | Posted 08.27.2014 | Fifty
Jessie Tromberg

The Fourth of July, the day we celebrate American independence, always makes me remember the old Saturday Evening Post magazine with its cover paintings of idyllic American life. Last month -- on June 3, to be precise -- I believe I actually lived one of those covers.

''Green News Report' - June 17, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.17.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... Listen online here, or Download MP3 (6 mins)... Link: Embed: Got comments, tips, love letters,...

More Latino Than White Students Admitted To UC

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.22.2014 | Latino Voices

The University of California has offered freshman admission to more in-state Latino students than white students for the first time, a change that ref...

A South Pacific Root Could Be Promising Against Bladder Cancer

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Scientists are finding promise of a bladder cancer treatment -- one of the most common cancers in the U.S. -- in a South Pacific root called kava. ...

Ohio State Picks President From California

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | College

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University trustees picked a California educator as the school's next president Thursday, ending a search that bega...

Tyler Kingkade

'Walking Dead' Online Course Creators Reveal Results From Class | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

Just 2,203 of the 65,000 people who enrolled in a free online course based on AMC's hit TV show "The Walking Dead" made it all the way through to the ...

You Can Actually Take A College Class About 'The Walking Dead'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.04.2013 | College

The University of California, Irvine is offering an online course based on AMC's popular TV show "The Walking Dead." The massive open online course...

A $5 Million Instrument

AP | Posted 07.30.2013 | Arts

IRVINE, Calif. — An Irvine, Calif., concert violinist is playing sweet music on one of the rarest instruments in the world – a $5 million ...

UC Postdoctoral Researchers Deserve Equal Pay for Equal Work

Neal Sweeney | Posted 06.03.2013 | College
Neal Sweeney

Imagine the surprise of students on guest worker visas when, after arriving at UC, they are told that although the contract the union negotiated states that health care coverage is available to all postdocs, it will not be extended to them.

Visions of Europe: Unity & Division

Ruth Starkman | Posted 05.11.2013 | World
Ruth Starkman

What are the territorial and cultural boundaries of Europe? How do Europe's many competing theological, cultural, and political visions coexist today? What future will they bring?

No. 13 UCLA Beat UC Irvine In Overtime

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 11.14.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Jordan Adams scored 26 points, making all 16 of his free throws, and No. 13 UCLA edged UC Irvine 80-79 in overtime on Tuesday night in ...

Kathleen Miles

What You Didn't Know About Immigrants In Your 'Hood | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.08.2012 | Los Angeles

Ethnic diversity raises home values and lowers crime rates in Southern California communities, according to a new study. Researchers at UC Irvine s...

The Best Young Colleges

The Huffington Post | Anna Mazarakis | Posted 05.31.2012 | College

Today, the Times Higher Education magazine released the inaugural Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 list, which ranks the world's 100 best universit...

Repress U, Class of 2012: 7 Steps to a Homeland Security Campus

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.23.2012 | College
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Since 9/11, the homeland security state has come to campus just as it has come to America's towns and cities, its places of work and its houses of worship, its public space and its cyberspace.

PST: Best Kept Secret

Peter Clothier | Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts
Peter Clothier

Art schools -- and art departments -- typically enjoy their cyclical moments of greatness, and 1964-1971 was undoubtedly UC Irvine's. "Best Kept Secret" is a testament to that moment.

Dr. Daniel G. Amen: 'Going With The Crowd...Total Waste Of Neurons'

The Huffington Post | Debra Ollivier and Evan Allis | Posted 12.12.2011 | Fifty

For Daniel G. Amen -– psychiatrist, self-help advisor and medical director of the Amen Clinic –- the simple act of evaluating patients with the he...

Conviction of the "Irvine Ten" is Constitutionally Sound

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics
Alan Dershowitz

Ten students who set out to prevent Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren from speaking to students at the University of California Irvine campus have rightly been convicted of a California misdemeanor and sentenced to probation and a fine.

Dead Poets Society Lied: What the Movies Don't Teach You About Student Resistance

John Hrabe | Posted 11.25.2011 | Home
John Hrabe

Our natural reaction to contrasting views should always be to speak out ourselves, not shut our opponents up. Muslim students get the same First Amendment protections as Israeli ambassadors.