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Psychology professor finds that children learn better from “clever” characters UCR Psychology Professor Rebekah Richert was one of the researchers involved in a study that found that preschool-aged children are more likely to grasp new...

UC to award four students fellowships to fight against smoke and tobacco-use

The UC will award four $12,000 fellowships to graduate and undergraduate students who pursue research projects aimed at combating smoke and tobacco use on campuses. This program, called The UC Smoke and Tobacco Free...

Citrus Valley High School hosts discussion on teen suicide

The city of Redlands hosted a discussion on teen suicide on May 7 entitled, “Let’s Talk About It,” at Citrus Valley High School, after four recent teen suicides occurred in San Bernardino County during...

Philosophy professor to discuss ethics on May 10

UCR philosophy professor Eric Schwitzgebel will give a lecture entitled, “Living Up to Our Own Norms,” on Tuesday, May 10 in HUB 265 at 1 p.m. The discussion will discuss whether professional ethicists —...

School of Public Policy seminar preview

The School of Public Policy will be hosting a series of lectures throughout the month of May. These lectures will focus on varying topics such as advances in modern medicine, the global climate and...

Dean of Bourns College to step down

Dean Reza Abbaschian of the Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) recently announced that he will be stepping down from his position at the end of the school year. In an interview with the Press...

UC Davis Chancellor placed on leave

UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi was put on administrative leave on Wednesday, March 27 due to an investigation into allegations that she used her role as chancellor to help family members with jobs, misappropriated...

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Study shows pollution killing off indigenous species in the Inland Empire UCR Professor of Plant Ecology Edith Allen conducted a study displaying how high levels of nitrogen deposition caused by pollution have significantly decreased the...

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New student position added to UC Board of Regents Efforts led by student regent Avi Oved have ensured the addition of a new nonvoting student adviser position on the UC Board of Regents after the...

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UCR economist receives $100,000 grant UCR Economics Professor Steven Helfand has received a $100,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service to analyze the productivity of farms in Brazil. The economist will...