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Professor of Criminology, Law & Society, Sociology, and Nursing Science

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India’s outsized coal plans would wipe out Paris climate goals Irvine, Calif., April 25, 2017 – India will not be able to meet its Paris climate agreement commitments in the coming years if it carries through with plans to construct nearly 370 coal-fired power plants,... read more

Valerie Jenness Introduces UCI Dean Nancy Guerra

Dean Nancy Guerra is the dean of the School of Social Ecology and internationally known expert on youth development and violence prevention. She has spent decades in violence prevention research, leading numerous large scale projects. She was recently co-chair and... read more

Grant Fuels UCI Malaria Control Research In Africa

Grant Fuels UCI Malaria Control Research In Africa   A University of California, Irvine study on the impact of environmental changes on malaria control in sub-Saharan Africa has been awarded up to $9.6 million over seven years from the National Institute of... read more

April is Financial Literacy Month

UCI experts share five tips on smarter ways to spend, save, invest and manage money.   Student debt isn’t shameful –    For students, debt is a defining feature of economic life today, according to Annie McClanahan. No stranger to debt herself – having... read more