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UCR bioengineer earns research grant toward bioinspired molecular electrets development

On Wednesday, Jan. 31, it was released that UCR bioengineering Professor Valentine Vullev received a grant from Fulbright, an American scholarship program, to conduct research on charge transfer at the Brazilian University of Sao...

UCR grad student curates exhibition on Mesoamerican culture

On Friday evening, Feb. 2, the exhibition, “Uncovering Ancient Mexico: The Mystery of Tlatilco,” opened at the Riverside Art Museum. The exhibition was curated by Catharina E. Santasillia, a UCR Ph.D. candidate in the...

“Our kind of power!”: UCR union members protest unfair working conditions

On Thursday, Feb. 1, UC employees and students assembled by the UCR Bell Tower to protest unfair working conditions in a demonstration organized by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)...

ASUCR: New R’Feed committee to combat food insecurity

ASUCR held their fourth meeting of winter quarter commencing at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31. The meeting primarily covered the approval of the bylaws for the R’Feed Committee, a project headed by CHASS...

NextGen Candids account posted “sexually suggestive” photos of UCR students

On Friday, Jan. 26, several students alerted the UCR community about social media accounts posting sexually suggestive photographs and videos of female students from UCR taken without their knowledge. The accounts, all titled NextGen...

UCR research shows how Argentine ants have been a successful invasive species

A recent UCR research paper, “Verification of Argentine Ant Defensive Compounds and Their Behavioral Effects on Heterospecific Competitors and Conspecific Nestmates,” explores how Argentine ants have been able to fight against other ants and...

Elsinore area earthquake signals caution for California, says UCR seismologist

Just after 2 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25, a 4.0-magnitude earthquake struck and was centered west of the 15 Freeway between Lake Elsinore and Corona. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake had a...

UCR researcher receives $4.68 million grant for military cyber security research

Heng Yin, an associate professor in the department of Computer Science and Engineering at UC Riverside, has been awarded a $4.68 million grant from the U.S. Office of Naval Research to fund research into...

Proposition 64: Riverside anticipates effects of legalization

As of Jan. 1, 2018, California Proposition 64 went into effect, making California the fourth state to legalize the sale and taxation of recreational marijuana. The decision is expected to particularly affect college campuses,...

UCR study shows Trump’s rhetoric activated voters in Latino areas

In June of 2015, Donald Trump announced his presidential candidacy with the promise to build a wall on the border of the United States and Mexico. Throughout his campaign, Trump’s racially provocative rhetoric about...