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Professor’s company receives $4 million investment

ZyBooks, an educational company—  founded by Frank Vahid, a UCR professor of computer science and engineering, and its CEO Smita Bakshi —  received a $4 million investment from Bialla Venture Partners (BVP). The investment...

On-campus robbery sparks creation of safety committee

A campus committee on safety has been proposed after a student was injured in an attempted armed robbery near the Arts Building on Monday, April 13. At around 8:20 p.m., a student was walking toward...

UCR sets new research grant record

Federal research funding for UCR increased by $19 million for the fiscal year, Oct. 1, 2014 through Sept. 30, 2015 — totaling $97 million in research grants and setting a new a UCR record....

Pizza suspects make off with dough

Two male individuals are suspected of stealing $40 worth of pizza and products from a Domino’s delivery driver on Jan. 20. The robbery occurred in the south Bannockburn parking lot on Canyon Crest Drive,...

Robberies occur near Lot 30

Two different robberies occurred at the intersection adjacent to and on Lot 30 on Oct. 22 and Oct. 23, respectively. The first robbery happened last Thursday at the intersection of Martin Luther King Blvd and...

Crime Watch: Students robbed at gunpoint for hoverboard

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, at approximately 11:45 p.m., a hoverboard robbery occurred by the University Village. The Riverside Police Department is currently investigating the theft. Two women were travelling on the northeast corner of University...

UCR researchers report findings on sleep and memory formation

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have recently reported their findings on how sleep assists in the forming of long-term memories, the first mechanistic explanation for this process, in The Journal of Neuroscience....

UCR researchers discover that 3-D printing materials may be toxic

University of California, Riverside graduate student Shirin Oskui recently tested 3-D printing materials for toxicity as part of a National Science Foundation grant. Along with adviser William Grover — biological engineer and assistant professor...

Nighttime crime spree occurs near campus

A series of four robberies — including two home invasions — occurred near campus on the night of Feb. 17. The first incident occurred at 7:30 p.m. near Spruce Street and Watkins Drive when...

Suspect attacks police, arrested at A-I

Two police officers were called to Aberdeen-Inverness (A-I) Residence Hall at 7 p.m. on Feb. 28 to investigate a “suspicious individual” who was acting strangely. The individual, described as an adult Asian male, arrived at...