Your guide to what’s new and trending at UCI

Dear Friends of UCI,

Welcome to the Weekly Anteater report for what’s new and trending at UCI!

We’ve curated a collection of top news items and trending social topics. If you’re active on social media, please share this news with your friends and colleagues. We’ve attached social links and summaries for easy sharing!

UCI and County of Orange partner on large-scale COVID-19 infection survey

The County of Orange has tapped UC Irvine to answer the burning question: How many people here have been infected with COVID-19?

Results will help determine true prevalence of virus in OC and inform reopening of economy

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#GivingTuesdayNow video

UCI alumni and friends came out in force for #GivingTuesdayNow. The community shared its appreciation for #UCIHealthHeroes and UCI’s #COVID19 patient care, research and student relief efforts.

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UCI Law kicks off graduation season with virtual commencement

The UCI School of Law graduated 195 students in a virtual ceremony featuring UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI Law dean L. Song Richardson, three student speakers and others.

UCI Law dean L. Song Richardson gives a virtual address to the Class of 2020

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Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute: Audio meditations for mental health

Inspired by the SSIHI’s audio meditation series, UCI social media created a collaborative Spotify playlist featuring songs picked by our community. Check it out!

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UCI Illuminations Solos Challenge: UCI undergrads are invited to submit minute-long videos in any art form reflecting on their current situations. The contest is open to undergrads in all majors and a winner is picked each week.

“UCI Anteaters in Spring 2020” Artist: Atria Pirouzman — Major: Drama/Film and Media Studies (junior):

Atria Pirouzmand, CTSA junior

A view from campus: Jacaranda season at UCI

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Steve Zylius/UCI

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