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UC Riverside increases energy conservation efforts

Researchers from UC Riverside plan on exploring the possibility of placing solar farms on agricultural land in California’s Central Valley, according to a recent...

UCR-Texas A&M research team awarded $1.2 million NSF grant

A team of researchers from UC Riverside and Texas A&M University (TAMU) have received a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF)...

Senate members allegedly switch votes to defeat CA renewable energy bill

On Friday, Sept. 15, the Committee on Utilities and Energy deferred Senate Bill 100 (SB 100), which would have committed the State of California...

UCR places second systemwide for green energy

UCR has been actively working on using renewable energy on campus to reach energy independence.This summer, they took a step closer to that goal....

Getting to know Scotty Highlander

Scotty the Bear Scotty Highlander, more commonly known as Scotty the Bear, is the face of UCR, known for exemplifying the Tartan Soul values...

Embracing Stress: Transforming stress into a strategy of success

As midterms come upon us, we definitely feel the stress of studying for exams, meeting deadlines for papers and carrying our own weight as...

UCR physicists assist in upgrading CERN hadron collider

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) — the world’s most powerful particle accelerator — in Geneva, Switzerland has restarted operations for the first time in...

Former UCR chancellor discusses nuclear fusion

Former UCR chancellor and renowned physicist Raymond L. Orbach returned to UCR on Friday, April 25, to give a lecture on “Science and Diplomacy”...

What the frack is fracking: the implications of ‘cleaner’ energy

The practice of fracking has become extremely convoluted in public comprehension, whether regarding its processes, its economic implications or its potential environmental impacts. Fracking...

High expectations in the energy market predicted for the United States

The war in Iraq was said to be all about oil, oil, oil. Many were certain that the United States’ dependency on the product...