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UCR Professor Mary L. Droser receives National Academy of Sciences Award

UCR professor of Earth and planetary sciences, Mary L. Droser, has been awarded the 2022 National Academy of Sciences Award in Early Earth and...

Four UCR faculty are recipients of National Endowment of the Humanities

The National Endowment of the Humanities announced that $24.7 million will be allocated in grants for 208 humanities projects across the country. Among these...

Giulia Palermo and John Ira Jennings receive awards for their achievements

On Jan. 4, 2022, Giulia Palermo, assistant professor of UCR Bioengineering, earned a $650,000 National Science Foundation CAREER award to research the state-of-art gene...

The UC System announces second faculty member to receive Nobel Prize...

The UC Office of the President has announced a second 2021 Nobel-Prize laureate from the UC system. David Card, a labor economist at UC...

UCR professor discusses misinformation surrounding vaccines

A measles outbreak has spread throughout 22 states in the United States, with over 700 reported cases thus far. The Highlander reached out to...

UCR researchers weigh in on damage to Joshua Tree National Park...

During the 35-day government shutdown starting early December and ending mid-February, one of the divisions of the federal government affected was the National Parks...

The California “Super Bloom” and increase in wildfire devastation

Richard Minnich, a professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at UCR, recently contributed to an LA Times article regarding California’s prospects of a...

“The Exoplanet Next Door:” UCR’s Dr. Stephen Kane featured in Scientific...

The February issue of the Scientific American, a popular American science magazine,  featured an article titled, “The Exoplanet Next Door,” co-authored by Dr. Stephen...

UCR’s Robert Rosenthal retires following 50th anniversary of “Pygmalion” research

Dr. Robert Rosenthal, a distinguished professor of psychology at UCR, will be completing his final year of formal instruction after the conclusion of an...

UCR professor presents an optimistic forecast for the future of higher...

In an article titled “Is this the Golden Age for Higher Education?” recently published in the Chronicle for Higher Education, Dr. Stephen Brint, a...