The Weekly Anteater
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…
Welcome home, Anteaters!
About 2,900 undergrads moved into UCI Housing this week. Things look different this year with single-occupancy rooms, masks & COVID19 testing. Thanks to our new Anteaters and their families for a safe and memorable move-in! #UCIWelcome
Check out the UCI Podcast for fascinating conversations with UCI researchers and leadership. #UCIPride
Anteaters, get ready to sani, sani sanitize (to the tune of DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince’s “Summertime”)
Kudos to Dean Rameen Talesh &Soulstice League for this made-for-2020 banger!🎵😷🎧
“The scholarships that we have been able to provide to UCI Social Science athletes have been very rewarding… You may only be one person; one graduate; one alum…collectively we will make a difference.” — Gary Singer ’74
UCI is the #1 “Cool School” in US
Sierra Magazine ranks UCI at the top of its list of sustainable campuses.
IG post: https://bit.ly/34bLWuq
UCI in the News
UC Irvine tops 'Cool Schools' list for sustainability efforts |
The University of California, Irvine doesn't look much different from many campuses across the United States. Sleek…
“Because of this comprehensive breadth, a high Sierra ranking is simply not possible without engagement of the entire faculty, student body and campus leadership. UCI’s legacy of Sierra honors can be claimed by all Anteaters developing research, teaching or seeking solutions across every facet of climate impacts.” — Wendell Brase, associate chancellor for sustainability at UCI
Trump Repeatedly Attacked Mail-In Voting During the Debate. There's No Evidence Behind His Claim
Here are the facts behind Donald Trump's claims about election integrity at the first presidential debate against Joe…
“Let’s admit this now: We are not going to have a perfect election in November. There will be reports of ballots sent to voters that end up in the trash or in a ditch,” he wrote. “This doesn’t mean we won’t have a fair election overall, and we should not allow cynical political operatives to parlay small-bore errors into a full-scale attack on the integrity of the November vote.” — Rick Hasen, UCI Law professor and election law expert
For UCI students who will be living on campus this fall, move-in week looks very different amid…
IRVINE, Calif. (KABC) -- Health leaders say Orange County is moving in the right direction, but it's too soon to…
“They’ll make sure you got your test done and then they’ll say okay Jessica go here you’re on the third floor your mom and dad can help you you’ve got half an hour,” — Albert Chang, medical director of UCI’s student health center.
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