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Scientists Predict Wuhan's Outbreak Will Get Much Worse

Wired |
Brandon Brown from UCR's School of Medicine weighs in on coronavirus predictions. Researchers predict there will be 190,000 cases in Wuhan, China, within two weeks.
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In Search of Los Angeles Magic: Retracing Weetzie Bat’s Steps with Francesca Lia Block

Literary Hub |
Literary Hub speaks with the author Francesca Lia Block, who is currently a student in UC Riverside's Palm Desert low-residency MFA program. 
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Lunar New Year is a mix of old and new traditions, and growing diversity at public celebrations

Orange County Register |
Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Diversity Officer Mariam B. Lam and Deborah Wong, a professor of ethnomusicology, discuss Lunar New Year traditions. 
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Think universities are making lots of money from inventions? Think again

The Hechinger Report |
An article in The Hechinger Report spotlights the spike in patents at UC Riverside, even as universities nationwide struggle to realize a return on their research investments. Brian Suh, director of UCR's Office of Technology Partnerships, points to the availability of university-affiliated proof-of-concept money as a reason.
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Could Democrats’ path to White House run through Inland Empire?

The Press-Enterprise |
The Press-Enterprise cites reports by UC Riverside's Center for Social Innovation as evidence of the Inland Empire's growing political influence. 
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How Pit Bull Rescue Reflects Social Inequality

KVCR |
NPR affiliate KVCR speaks with Katja Guenther, an associate professor of gender and sexuality studies, about her experiences with and insight into pit bull rescue. 
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There are at least 4 different ways of aging, scientists say

NBC News |
Assistant Professor of Psychology Rachel Wu comments on a new study that points to multiple ways of aging. 
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Newsom’s budget boosts UC Riverside medical school funding

The Press-Enterprise |
The new budget allocates another $25 million a year to boost enrollment at the School of Medicine and tackle the Inland Empire’s chronic doctor shortage.