A 2019 UCR study by Shana Welles and Norman Ellstrand found that a new species of gigantic tumbleweeds — Salsola ryanii — can grow up to 6 feet tall. It is also likely to keep expanding its territory as a result of climate change.
Jennifer Nájera, an associate professor of ethnic studies at UCR, discusses linguistic discrimination that Mexican, Spanish-speaking children in Texas, California and the U.S. Southwest experience in public school situations.
Qingfang Wang, a UCR professor of public policy, says more Americans are embracing entrepreneurship.
“There are more than 33 million small businesses in America,” she said. “The most recent years have seen a record-breaking new business application in the United States.”
Cal State East Bay is offering certification programs for people interested in working in the cannabis industry. The courses were made possible through a partnership with Green Flower, a company that builds cannabis curriculum and has 24 partnerships with local government, business leaders and educational institutions across the U.S., including UC Riverside.
While Jupiter may be our planetary guardian angel, protecting us from harm, new research from UCR astrophysicist Stephen Kane shows gas giants in other solar systems might actually wreak havoc on other exoplanets nearby.