July 26, 2023
UCI Digest
Exterior shot of Krieger Hall
A close-up shot of Krieger Hall. (Photo: Steve Zylius/UCI)


Rams Training Camp returns to UCI on Saturday

Rams mascot Rampage poses for photo with fans
They’re baaaaack. On Saturday, the Los Angeles Rams return to Crawford Field for their summer training camp, which runs through Aug. 8. For a schedule of practice sessions that are open to the public, traffic tips and advance parking passes, visit UCI Transportation’s Rams Training Camp website.

Tackling antibiotic resistance in nursing homes

Dr. Susan Huang
A national team led by UCI Health infectious diseases expert Dr. Susan Huang has been awarded a $13.7 million, five-year federal grant to address the growing problem of multidrug resistant organisms in nursing homes. Six antibiotic-resistant organisms deemed as serious and urgent health threats will be studied. The team hopes to determine the best detection methods, the biggest risk factors and the most effective interventions to reduce hospitalizations and deaths.

Accreditation panel raves about UCI

A review team from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges not only renewed UCI’s accreditation for the maximum 10 years, but heaped praise on the campus, writing: “UCI is, without doubt, a jewel in the crown of the UC system and one of the country’s premier public research universities... The team left feeling inspired and uplifted, viewing UCI as a model for where higher education needs to be headed to restore public confidence and make good on the promise of the transformative power of a college degree.”


Anteater is first Latina on Anaheim school board

Jessica Guerrero (center) pictured with her parents at commencement
Jessica Guerrero, who grew up attending Anaheim public schools and received her Master of Public Policy from UCI’s School of Social Ecology in 2020, has made local history as the first Latina school board member for the Anaheim Union High School District. Elected last November, she’s also the youngest person to serve on the board.
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China's foreign minister removed from post

The World, July 25
Guest: Jeff Wasserstrom, Chancellor’s professor of history

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UCI Health names nursing informatics leader as new CIO

Healthcare IT News, July 26
Cited: Julie Eastman, UCI Health chief information officer

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Opinion: Why Do People Cling to False Narratives? Here’s What Psychology Says

The Messenger, July 25
Author: Gloria Mark, emeritus professor of informatics

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