Monthly Archives: April 2014

Summary of UC Irvine Admissions Data, 2004 – 2013

Some recent data about admissions rates and the question of out-of-state students motivated me to look at recent admissions data at UC Irvine from the Office of Institutional Research. It is known that universal college application forms with each application … Continue reading

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An Inspiring Address by Howard Gillman, UC Irvine Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

Howard Gillman, UC Irvine Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, spoke at the UCI Emeriti and Retirees Annual Reception on April 22, 2014. He is a new Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor who has been here 10 months. He is also … Continue reading

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New US Wealth Distributions

As mentioned in the NY Times and Huffington Post, a new analysis has been presented on US wealth distributions, but they did not report much of the data or results that were obtained.  I have looked at the report by Emmanuel … Continue reading

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Neutrino Mysteries, Lecture for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

On Monday, April 7, I gave a lecture on “Neutrino Mysteries” to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of UC Irvine. It is at the link Neutrino Mysteries 5 . The talk covers neutrino properties and an explanation of neutrino mixing.  It also … Continue reading

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