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…



Conquering COVID-19

“This [launch] was extremely timely,” says Dr. Daniela Bota. “When COVID-19 hit, we had some advantages.”



Image provided by @Steve_Mang via Twitter

“Working at my dining room table while my daughter does school, one cat on the table, another cat and a dog under the table. Not pictured: kindergartner also doing remote schooling out of frame.” — Steve Mang



“The Brilliant Future campaign continues to keep UCI at the forefront of cutting-edge research, innovative healthcare, student success and so much more.” — Julie Hill, UCI Foundation Chair



Color your stress away with UCI coloring pages! 🐜🍴 💙💛 🎨

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UCI In the News

“When common rocks, known as olivine, chemically break down, they absorb carbon dioxide to form carbonates that can then be washed into the oceans,” — postgraduate researcher, Kyle Manley

“It’s not just that people are gathering. It’s that they’re gathering amidst the backdrop of this winter-seasonality effect,” Noymer said. “I just don’t see any scenarios, barring a vaccine, in which we don’t have lots of COVID-19 this winter, and Thanksgiving is going to play a role in that,” — Noymer

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