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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Student petition condemns truncated winter break

UC Riverside will be shortening the length of winter break from three weeks to two this upcoming school year as a direct response to a UC policy requiring universities to change their academic calendars...

Interview with Governor Brown

On Oct. 16, Highlander Editor-in-Chief Chris LoCascio and News Editor Sandy Van joined student newspapers from seven University of California campuses for an interview with Governor Jerry Brown on the UCLA campus. With the...

UCR researchers create method to produce biofuels more efficiently

UCR graduate researcher Cory Schwartz and professor of chemical and environmental engineering Ian Wheeldon have expanded the way yeast can be manipulated through the Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats gene editing system (CRISPR-CAS9)....

“Freaky Friday” pandemic hits UCR

The spontaneous phenomenon coined “Freaky Friday,” hit the Inland Empire and the rest of the world on Friday, March 31, leaving researchers and professors baffled. Reminiscent of the 2003 film of the same name...

Author Jonathan Bloom gives lecture on food waste at UCR

On Tuesday, Feb. 16, journalist and author Jonathan Bloom gave a lecture on food waste and the impact it has had on our world at the UCR Extension Center. The focus of the lecture...

Grant studies fish exposed to oil spill

UCR researchers will receive $835,000 of a $9 million grant over a span of three years to study the cardiovascular effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on two species of fish, the...

Highlander Newsroom (5/9/2017)

This past week saw the announcement of ASUCR elections results, developments on the UCOP's $175 million reserve and more discussions over UC Berkeley conservative speakers. The group talks about all that and more on this...

UCR computer scientists awarded $1.2 million grant

A team of UC Riverside computer scientists has received a $1.2 million grant from The National Science Foundation to mine data from pediatric intensive care units. Leading UCR computer science Professor Eamonn Keogh is...

Chancellor Conoley plans roadmap for her term

Just three weeks into her tenure as UCR’s interim chancellor, Jane Conoley sat down for an interview with the Highlander Jan. 22 and detailed her first impression of UCR, the impact of state funding...

UC SHIP deficit threatens to increase student premiums

The UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP) is expected to accrue a deficit of $57.4 million by the end of the 2013-2014 fiscal year. According to the UCR Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC),...