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Prestigious STEM fellowship awarded to eleven UCR students

The coveted National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research fellowship was awarded to 11 UCR students. Over 2,000 applicants this year were selected to receive...

UCR researchers develop new method to detect alien life

UCR researchers are working to detect extraterrestrial life in the solar system. The paper “Atmospheric Seasonality as an Exoplanet Biosignature” presents a new method...

Two UCR students chosen for prestigious science scholarship

Two UCR students, third-year chemical engineering and physics double major Nicholas Pham and fourth-year physics major Renata Koontz, have received Goldwater scholarships, one of...

Reading your horoscope is not a harmless act

If you’re reading this article, take a moment to go pick up a newspaper — not The Highlander, but a daily paper of your...

UCR researcher receives $4.68 million grant for military cyber security research

Heng Yin, an associate professor in the department of Computer Science and Engineering at UC Riverside, has been awarded a $4.68 million grant from...

Club Spotlight: Aerospace Systems

Convening in a medium-sized study room on the first floor of Orbach library on Friday (their regular meeting day), May 12, a passionate group...

A Word of Advice from … Associate Professor of History Dana...

Professor Dana Simmons has been teaching at UCR for 12 years and has certainly made her mark. Simmons first began researching how modern minimum...

“Sleight” has only slight sleight of magic

There’s a new superhero in town, and he’s got both the sleight of hand and the upper hand. As a science whiz and a...

It’s about time for open science

The open science movement is by no means a new development in the world of scientific research. Since its inception around four years ago,...

The fault of science illiteracy is ourselves

Sen. Marco Rubio recently doubled down on his denial that climate change is caused by man. “I do not believe that human activity is...