Your guide to what’s new and trending at UCI
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Welcome to the Weekly Anteater report for what’s new and trending at UCI!
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On to this week’s big news…
UCI marks the 2020 Election with an on-campus voting center and urges all to get out and vote!
Starship delivery robots come to the rescue of hungry Anteaters
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.
UCI’s DREAM Project Fellowship helps students reach full potential
Campus fellowship program lets undocumented students gain career-related experience — and be compensated
UCI in the News
Orange County, once a GOP bastion, goes for Biden over Trump
For the second straight presidential election, a Democratic candidate appears poised to splash a coat of blue over the…
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.
How to talk about your mental health at work when everything is stressing you out
As the lines between work and home life blur, and stress about Covid-19 and the presidential election builds, you might…
“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.”
California's Thanksgiving Guidelines May Be the Safest Way to Host Family This Year
During the pandemic, California health officials have often led the way by creating guidelines that inspire how other…
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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