March 2021

• • • Science Driving Solutions • • •

Is climate change a racial justice issue?

Daybreak Dialogues features Michael Méndez 

Michael Méndez, assistant professor of urban planning and public policy, tells a timely story of people, place, and power in the context of climate change and inequality during this Daybreak Dialogues webinar. The event was presented by ChangeMakers, the School’s premiere support group. Stay tuned for the next Daybreak Dialogues in May.
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Opportunities and risks for Biden’s administration

Environmental Peacebuilding Association and the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change & Security Program presents webinar 

Associate Dean Richard Matthew, professor of urban planning and public policy and director of the UCI Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation, moderated this webinar on the opportunities and risks President Joe Biden’s administration will need to navigate in the coming years.
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Combating COVID-19 misinformation

Essay finds ‘infodemic’ impacts memory

A new review by alumna Rachel Leigh Greenspan, who earned her Ph.D. in psychology and social behavior, and Elizabeth Loftus, distinguished professor of psychological science and criminology, law and society, in the journal Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies, finds the abundance of accurate and inaccurate pandemic information, or “infodemic,” can impact people’s memories and beliefs about COVID-19’s impact.
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Office Hours with Stokols and Novaco

Reconnecting with alumni

Daniel Stokols, Chancellor’s Emeritus Professor of psychological science and urban planning and public policy, and Raymond Novaco, professor of psychological science, hosted the School’s first “Office Hours,” an informal Zoom meeting with alumni as part of UCI's recent Stay@HOMEcoming. The event was attended by scores of alumni, who updated the professors on their careers and shared memorable times from when they were students. Future “Office Hours” with other faculty members are being planned.
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Chancellor’s Club  

Ph.D. students Zayda Sorrell Medina (urban and environmental planning and policy) and Melody M. Moore (psychological science) have been awarded Chancellor’s Club fellowships.
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Our most popular post on social media last month was this feature on Elizabeth Cauffman, professor of psychological science, and how she works to make juvenile justice more just.
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