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Monday, September 24, 2018

Tracking the evolution of life with Gordon Love

Cosmic Thursdays continued on November 12 with a lecture entitled “Evolution of Life: Tracking Using Ancient Lipid Biomarkers Preserved in Petroleum and Rocks.” The talk was given by Gordon Love, a professor in the...

Highlander Newsroom (4/27/16)

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we chat about the Spring Splash 2016 lineup, ASUCR elections results being invalidated and a possible reelection, and Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. Be sure to catch the...

UCR entomologist tackles Rwanda’s agricultural pest

UC Riverside Entomology Professor and Jefferson Science Fellow Thomas Miller has ventured to Rwanda in order to investigate the defects resulting in a “potato-tasting” coffee plant. This peculiar deficiency is thus far sourced to the...

UC Board of Regents: ‘5 percent is not enough’

UC President Janet Napolitano is blazing a trail for several initiatives, which includes, but is not limited to: reducing the UC Office of the President’s (UCOP) budget by 6.5 percent, finalizing contract agreements with...

UCR professor speaks about Fed interest rate increase

The director of UCR’s School of Business Administration Center for Economic Forecasting and Development, Christopher Thornberg, has discussed the likely implications of the Federal Reserve’s increase in its short-term interest rates on American families. For...

“If they fought for us then, we should fight for them now”

Last Tuesday, April 24 was the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, where 1.5 million Christian Armenians were killed by the Young Turks in World War I. The Young Turks overthrew Turkey’s Sultan Abdul Hamid...

UCR recognized as environmentally friendly campus

UC Riverside has been recognized by “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2012 Edition” for its green practices. The guide, which was released April 17 and includes a profile of each school’s...

Stress coping mechanisms may be ineffective

On October 12, the psychology journal, “Emotion” published associate psychology professor Kate Sweeny’s newest research on stress. Sweeny and her research team have been devoted to studying stress and the effectiveness of certain coping...

News In Brief

  UC Berkeley selects new chancellor Last March, Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau announced that he would step down as chancellor of UC Berkeley. After his announcement, an advisory committee consisting of UC faculty, students, regents, alumni...