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Friday, September 21, 2018

“Korean wave” spreads across the world

Reflecting on his diplomatic experiences in Italy, Vietnam and Iraq, Korean General Consul Hyun-myung Kim spoke of how South Korea transformed from being one of the poorest to richest nations over the past 50...

Chancellor commits $210,000 to Native American outreach efforts

A commitment of $210,000 was promised by Chancellor White to support an outreach educational program aimed at inspiring Native American youth to take advantage of a post-secondary education. On April 17, Chancellor White hosted...

The Lab: research in UCR and the UC system

UCR: Male moths use ratio-based attraction through pheromones Thanks to some of UCR's own alumni and faculty, several questions regarding the mating patterns of moths have been answered. Distinguished Professor of Entomology and A.M. Boyce...

Hunger strike at Robert Presley Detention Center reaches end: Inmate supporters and sheriff’s department...

On Monday, May 1, a group of prisoners detained in downtown Riverside’s Robert Presley Detention Center concluded an 18-day hunger strike that began on Thursday, April 13. In an open letter released in March,...

UCR professor sworn in as California Poet Laureate

UC Riverside Professor Juan Felipe Herrera will be California’s first Hispanic Poet Laureate, upon senate confirmation. On March 21, California Governor Jerry Brown appointed Herrera, whose work focuses on the Chicano experience—a subject that...

UCR entomologists use fruit flies to provide lift in olfactory research

A team of scientists from the University of California, Riverside and Stanford University uncovered how different sensory neurons function in the olfactory system through Drosophila, a genus of small flies. “One of the biggest mysteries...

UCR researcher to market color-changing nanocrystal technology

In 2007, UC Riverside associate professor of chemistry and nanotechnologist Yadong Yin discovered a way to use magnets to change the color of iron oxide solution. By adjusting the strength of a magnetic field...

UCR and Riverside community take steps to eat locally

Seasonal and healthy produce has now become available and easier to attain through UCR Farmshare. Sponsored by the UCR Wellness Program, Dining Services and the UCR Global Food Initiative Committee, the program takes fruits,...

UC risks losing $120 million in proposed state budget

Unveiling a draft of his 2015-16 proposed state budget, Gov. Jerry Brown allocated a 4 percent, or $120 million, increase for the University of California if no tuition increases are enacted. However, the amount...

UCR community weighs in on chancellor search

A town hall was hosted by five members of the chancellor search advisory committee on Feb. 22 in order to collect public input about the characteristics and experiences desired in UCR’s 14th chancellor. The...