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UCR Professors weigh in on the earthquake in Syria and Turkey

On February 6th, 2023, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 struck along the Syrian border. Around 9 hours later, another one arrived with...

Club Spotlight: Student Organize for Syria advocacy efforts in the midst...

Students Organize for Syria (SOS) is a student-led initiative aiming to spread awareness about the ongoing conflicts in Syria. SOS holds chapters at multiple...

America needs to fracking stop

The debate over fracking has become increasingly prominent as the Biden team announced its support to get rid of the method during its campaign....

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...

Highlander Newsroom (4/20/16)

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we chat about the ASUCR elections results being delayed, the possible release of 9/11 documents that may reveal...

Earthquake faults can cause double the trouble

UCR Associate Professor and Undergraduate Advisor for Geophysics Gareth Funning and a team of researchers have discovered how thrust faults can enable earthquake ruptures...