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…
An important message from UCI’s Anteater Pledge Ambassadors:
If you leave your place, cover your face! Always have a face covering on hand when you leave your residence to go out in public.
New podcast episode 🎧
In this interview, UCI Logic and Philosophy of Science professor Cailin O’Connor discusses the most consequential pieces of misinformation this election season and the ways people can slow their spread.
#COVID19 doesn’t have to spoil #Halloween!
It just takes a bit of creativity to have a fun & safe celebration. Here are some tips from UC Irvine Health physician Dr. Jose Mayorga.
↘️ That’s his coronavirus-inspired piñata
UCI Votes: Vote Center opens on campus for early voting
UCI, OC Health Care Agency state’s first study to widely test representative sample of residents. #OCCOVID19
Zot with your Pod
Hey, Anteaters! If you live on campus, tell us what you’re doing to make your ZotPod fun but safe, so we can share your ideas with others. Just tag #zotpod on social. Shout out to everyone who’s wearing their face coverings & staying physically distant.
IG Post: https://bit.ly/35RGI8b
UCI in the News
Study finds 12% of Orange County residents had coronavirus by summer
A carefully designed study of blood samples from Orange County residents found that 12% had coronavirus antibodies …
“We had a suspicion there would be more cases if we looked in the overall community rather than just at those asking for testing, but we didn’t understand how widespread it was already.” — Tim Bruckner, a study principal and associate professor of public health at UC Irvine
UCI ranks third on the list of colleges with the most applicants
10 Colleges With the Most Applicants
The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points…
Is It Okay to Fly If I'm Only Taking a Short Trip?
When it comes to flying itself, both Wen and Noymer say to follow mask-wearing protocols and airline policy. Noymer…
“You could quarantine and be super careful, but then your Uncle Joe who hasn’t [been careful] is at the Thanksgiving table and maybe he gives it to you,” — says Andrew Noymer, an epidemiologist and associate professor of public health at University of California Irvine
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