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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Professor publishes article documenting gay purges

Associate professor at UCR’s Graduate School of Education, Margaret Nash, co-authored with Jennifer Silverman, associate registrar at the University of La Verne, recently published an article in the journal History of Higher Education Quarterly...

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....

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...

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...

BCOE team wins $15,000 grant

A team of students from UCR’s Bourns College of Engineering recently won a $15,000 grant for a reusable storm drain filter that is more cost-efficient and less harmful to the environment than other models....

UCR professor to research if urban trees save water

In light of California’s long-standing drought, UCR professor of botany and plant sciences, Darrel Jenerette, is beginning an urban tree project to determine if cooling provided by urban trees saves water. Data has been...

Innovative material hopes to improve optical communication of electronics

Chemistry Professor Ludwig Bartels and his team of graduate students and researchers have been working with the students at University of Ausburg, Germany to invent a film that would improve the quality of optical...

Southern Californian committee to reduce nitrogen oxide pollution

On Friday, October 16, a Southern Californian regional air district committee met with the South Coast Air Quality Management District to discuss plans concerning nitrogen oxide emission reduction. Both nitrous acid and nitric acid are...

Solar panels may create emissions harmful to the environment

Solar panels contribute over 18 percent of renewable electrical energy sources that help power UCR according to statistics taken in 2010, and will grow to 30 percent by 2020. However, a recent study led...

Cleaning the ocean one stroke at a time

In a collaborative effort to create a functional swimsuit that cleans the ocean, UCR professors and the Eray Carbajo design firm recently won the international Reshape15 competition for the best of wearable technology. For the...