Richard Carpiano, a UCR sociologist and public health professor, says researchers have long known that there are substantial disparities in mortality rates and health outcomes reflecting the social status hierarchies in this country.
Gerry Bomotti, UCR vice chancellor of planning, budget and administration, says the campus housing experience prioritizes undergraduate students, especially freshmen and transfer students. Campus housing allows the UC to integrate undergraduates into university culture and life, which some studies say can lead to better academic outcomes for them.
After two pandemic years with online programs only, Writers Week returns with a hybrid schedule this year. The late creative writing professor Mike Davis will receive a lifetime achievement award when the 46th annual Writers Week takes place at UCR, Feb. 13-17.
Asma Jafri, chair of family medicine at UCR, said she’s treated elderly patients who reported feeling extremely paranoid or agitated after smoking, vaping or ingesting marijuana. Others spoke incoherently or made unseemly statements, prompting immediate medical care, she said.
Hollis Woodard, associate professor of entomology and wild bee biologist, joined Larry Mantle to discuss a new vaccine for honey bees. It could help prevent American foulbrood disease, which is a bacterial disease that can spread quickly between hives.