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Thursday, November 15, 2018

UCSF study focuses on Marijuana

A 20-year study conducted by scientists from UC San Francisco and the University of Alabama at Birmingham has concluded that the occasional usage of marijuana is not associated with lung damage. The study, which compared...

News In Brief

Eaton Science Fiction Conference From April 11-14, the Marriott hotel in downtown Riverside will be hosting the 34th annual Eaton Science Fiction Conference. The conference is sponsored by UCR’s College of Humanities and Social...

Chancellor commits $210,000 to Native American outreach efforts

A commitment of $210,000 was promised by Chancellor White to support an outreach educational program aimed at inspiring Native American youth to take advantage of a post-secondary education. On April 17, Chancellor White hosted...

The Lab: research in UCR and the UC system

UCR: Male moths use ratio-based attraction through pheromones Thanks to some of UCR's own alumni and faculty, several questions regarding the mating patterns of moths have been answered. Distinguished Professor of Entomology and A.M. Boyce...

“Korean wave” spreads across the world

Reflecting on his diplomatic experiences in Italy, Vietnam and Iraq, Korean General Consul Hyun-myung Kim spoke of how South Korea transformed from being one of the poorest to richest nations over the past 50...

UCR professor sworn in as California Poet Laureate

UC Riverside Professor Juan Felipe Herrera will be California’s first Hispanic Poet Laureate, upon senate confirmation. On March 21, California Governor Jerry Brown appointed Herrera, whose work focuses on the Chicano experience—a subject that...

UCR entomologists use fruit flies to provide lift in olfactory research

A team of scientists from the University of California, Riverside and Stanford University uncovered how different sensory neurons function in the olfactory system through Drosophila, a genus of small flies. “One of the biggest mysteries...

Hunger strike at Robert Presley Detention Center reaches end: Inmate supporters and sheriff’s department...

On Monday, May 1, a group of prisoners detained in downtown Riverside’s Robert Presley Detention Center concluded an 18-day hunger strike that began on Thursday, April 13. In an open letter released in March,...

UCR researcher to market color-changing nanocrystal technology

In 2007, UC Riverside associate professor of chemistry and nanotechnologist Yadong Yin discovered a way to use magnets to change the color of iron oxide solution. By adjusting the strength of a magnetic field...

UCR and Riverside community take steps to eat locally

Seasonal and healthy produce has now become available and easier to attain through UCR Farmshare. Sponsored by the UCR Wellness Program, Dining Services and the UCR Global Food Initiative Committee, the program takes fruits,...