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!

On to this week’s big news…

UCI Votes

UCI marks the 2020 Election with an on-campus voting center and urges all to get out and vote!

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Zot Bots

Starship delivery robots come to the rescue of hungry Anteaters

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UCI Nursing dean leads homeless health outreach

Adey Nyamathi leads a team of research staff to promote the health of the homeless in LA’s Skid Row. Her team trains formerly homeless men and women to serve as community health workers.

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UCI’s DREAM Project Fellowship helps students reach full potential

Campus fellowship program lets undocumented students gain career-related experience — and be compensated

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UCI in the News

Louis DeSipio, a professor of political science and Chicano/Latino studies at UC Irvine, said the county also has experienced “sort of the national demographic trend of white women being a little bit more suspicious of the Republican Party.” … Another factor, DeSipio said, is Democrats’ increased attention and activity in the county.

“People are struggling with a very difficult situation,” Alison Holman, professor at the University of California, Irvine, who studies trauma-related mental and physical health, tells CNBC Make It. Experiencing mental health symptoms, such as stress, anxiety and depression, is “a normal response to an abnormal situation.”

Shruti Gohil, M.D., an epidemiologist, professor and associate medical director within the University of California Irvine’s Health System, breaks down the main risks associated with hosting a Thanksgiving during the pandemic.

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