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Saturday, October 16, 2021

The Lab: research from UCR and the UC system

UC Riverside: Entomologist names new wasp species after UC Riverside A research project in Russia has led to the discovery of a new wasp species. The entomologist behind the discovery is UC Riverside’s very own...

Glen Mor: Two halves of a whole

After nearly two years of construction, the second installment of the Glen Mor student apartments opened its doors to new UCR residents this fall. Coined “Glen Mor Phase 2” during its developing stages, the...

UC Berkeley releases new protest guidelines

New protest response guidelines have been released at UC Berkeley in the midst of ongoing demonstrations aimed at the state’s disinvestment in higher education. The recently witnessed events, including the pepper-spray incident at UC...

UCR research on surveillance aims to improve security

A new study on surveillance cameras conducted by researchers at UC Riverside may help streamline the efficiency of surveillance systems at a time when defense and monitoring has become a prominent issue in the...

UCR earthquake physicist Abhijit Ghosh discusses the “Big One”

  Abhijit Ghosh is an assistant professor in UCR’s Department of Earth Sciences with a research focus in seismology and earthquake physics. He holds two master’s of science degrees to his name in geology and...

Social activists discuss civil rights and social media

Last Friday, social media activists met with students and faculty in INTN 1020 for a discussion called “Civil Rights in the Age of Social Media.” The event was hosted by UCR’s School of Public...

Senators want to save the Riverside School of the Arts

After months of discussion over the Riverside School of the Arts (RSOTA), a youth development program that provides low-cost classes in dance, music and art, members of ASUCR are planning a day of action...

Free range chickens are parasite prone

UCR Entomology Professor Bradley A. Mullens and graduate student Amy C. Murillo have recently published a study in the Journal of Medical Entomology on Jan. 11 that surveyed free-range chickens for ectoparasites. Ectoparasites are...

News In Brief: Former UCSF vice chancellor appointed as advisor to Napolitano

Dr. Regis Kelly, a former executive vice chancellor and professor emeritus of biochemistry and biophysics at the University of California San Francisco was appointed Dec. 1 as a special advisor to Janet Napolitano for...

Elon Musk seeks to make a new insect-based milkshake for Mars

On April 1, Elon Musk took to Twitter to announce his upcoming investment to UC Riverside’s entomology department. The investment of approximately $3.14 million would be used to create a new insect-based milkshake for...