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A Closer Look at Fresno’s Hmong Community

The New York Times |
Karthick Ramakrishnan, a professor of public policy and political science, discusses the Hmong community in the wake of a shooting that killed four Hmong men in Fresno. 
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UC Riverside shows off The Barn as work progresses on the iconic hangout

The Press-Enterprise |
Renovations of the 102-year-old Barn are scheduled to be completed in early 2020. 
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Designing New Ways to Tell America’s Story

HistoryNet |
Anthea M. Hartig, a third-generation Californian and graduate of UC Riverside's public history doctoral program, is the first woman to serve as director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.
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My grandpa was a ‘Dreamer’ who crossed the Rio Grande

Los Angeles Times |
Jennifer Nájera, an associate professor of ethnic studies, traces her family's immigration story in an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times. 
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The dark history of land-grant universities

The Washington Post |
In an op-ed, education professor Margaret Nash explores the painful history of American Indian land dispossession behind land-grant universities, and discusses how universities might better recognize this history too.
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The Inland Empire is booming, but not for the women who live there

Desert Sun |
A new report from the Center for Social Innovation explores some of the obstacles to a level playing field for women in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. 
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Inland economy would be better if there was more housing, economist says

The Press-Enterprise |
A new economic forecast from the Center for Economic Forecasting and Development emphasizes the importance of affordable housing to regional growth. 
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UCR ‘wet lab’ opens for startups and local entrepreneurs

The Press-Enterprise |
UC Riverside celebrates the debut of a 3,000-square-foot facility to foster new developments in the life sciences, agriculture, biotech, and medical technology fields.