The Weekly Anteater

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!

Masks work. So #WorkYourMask

UCI Health and a consortium of Orange County hospitals launched a new social media campaign to promote mask wearing among young adults. Post your pic on social media and don’t forget to add #workyourmask and tag UCI and UCI Health!

Tweet: https://bit.ly/3998cqX

#UCIMaskUp

The UCI School of Medicine community is also sharing why they wear masks with the #UCIMaskUp campaign. Share why you #maskup on social media!

Tweet: https://bit.ly/3eFQ1uf

How safe is camping?

UCI Health epidemiologist Dr. Shruti Gohil was interviewed by the TODAY show and offered some tips on how to make this season’s hottest vacation trend safe for you and your family.

Tweet: https://bit.ly/396kLmV

Credit: Matheus Bertelli/Canva

Incoming UC President (and UCI Chancellor Emeritus) Michael V. Drake talks hip-hop, civil rights and climate change in the LA Times

Tweet: https://bit.ly/3h8gIcz

UCI Podcast: Practicing harm reduction to flatten the coronavirus curve — again.

Host Aaron Orlowski interviews UCI Public Health Dean Boden-Albala.

Tweet: https://bit.ly/2WvV2zj

“We did this already as a community and we were the model community. But we’re tired. We’re fatigued … It’s time to support each other because together we can flatten this curve again.” — Bernadette Boden-Albala

Campus beauty: Fountains & Flowers

UCI staff photographer Steve Zylius captures stunning images of a quiet UCI campus.

Tweet: https://bit.ly/2WoNvlO

Tweet: https://bit.ly/39a8zkQ

Credit: Steve Zylius/UCI
Credit: Steve Zylius/UCI

#FirstGenFriday: Viridiana Chabolla, JD, UCI School of Law

Viridiana reads a “thank you” note she wrote to her family, thanking them for all their love and support throughout her academic journey.

“Este logro es tanto de ustedes como es mío. Ustedes fueron mis primeros maestros, mis porristas y mis primeros clientes/This achievement is as much yours as it is mine. You were my first teachers, my cheerleaders, and my first clients.” — Viridiana Chabolla

Tweet: https://bit.ly/39a8QUU

Thank you for reading! Questions? Please contact the social media team at UCI: ucisocialmedia@uci.edu

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