Press coverage of Blum Center events and initiatives include:


  • California’s aging dams face new perils, 50 years after Sylmar quake crisis (LA Times)


  • Hydro-Financial Watershed Modeling for Environmental Impact Bonds (NCCOS)
  • New Research Points to Effective Ways to Influence Engagement and Increase Support for Addressing Economic Inequality (NYU)
  • Barriers and Opportunities for Beneficial Reuse of Sediment to Support Coastal Resilience (NCCOS)
  • What’s next: The future of compassion (UCI News)
  • ‘Expect More’: Climate Change Raises Risk of Dam Failures (New York Times)
  • UCI faculty create curricula for kids worldwide confined by coronavirus (UCI News)
  • School spreads love through Art (UCI Social Ecology)
  • Muralist puts love on the wall at UC Irvine (LA Times)
  • Researchers find collaborative flood modeling process effective (National Science Foundation)
  • UCI, other researchers find collaborative flood modeling process effective (UCI News)
  • Beach dynamics (UCI News)



  • Student-run InSight Magazine explores poverty and inequality in Southern California (LA Times/The Daily Pilot)
  • “Insight Magazine” Celebrates Launch (New U)


  • Compassion Concert: Perla Batalla In the House of Cohen (New U)
  • Irvine-based nonprofit wins UCI pitch competition aimed at tackling poverty (OC Register)
  • 2 nonprofits and a game won UCI grants to try to help people in poverty (Daily Pilot)
  • In a warming climate, ocean- and land-based floods are a disastrous duo, UCI researchers find (UCI News)
  • Over time, nuisance flooding can cost more than extreme, infrequent events (UCI News)