UCR in the News

Venus isn't habitable -- and it could be all Jupiter's fault

CNN |
Astrobiologist Stephen Kane leads a study that finds Jupiter likely disturbed the orbit of Venus, leading to its current, scorching-hot state. 
UCR in the News

Why abuse and neglect of immigrants proliferate in ICE detention

Los Angeles Times |
An opinion article by Jennifer Nájera, a UCR associate professor and department chair of ethnic studies, discusses the criminalization of immigrants, and the aggressive tactics of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE.
UCR in the News

What's the matter with the Universe? Scientists have the answer

Yahoo News |
Astrophysicist Mohamed Abdullah comments on a new study he led and explains that the total amount of matter in the observable universe is equivalent to 66 billion trillion times the mass of our sun.
UCR in the News

UC prepares for fall quarter with majority of classes online, limited dorms

KABC-TV |
Chancellor Kim Wilcox discusses offering students a safe environment for fall quarter.
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School-issued computers a lifeline for Southern California schoolchildren during pandemic

The Orange County Register |
Lloyd Levine, senior policy fellow and co-founder of the UCR School of Public Policy, explains that some people can have internet connections that don't necessarily support distance learning.
UCR in the News

This is what happens to your body over months in isolation

CNN |
Epidemiologist and associate professor Brandon Brown offers suggestions for mitigating the negative physical effects of being homebound.
UCR in the News

Does ‘Brain Training’ Actually Work?

Scientific American |
Psychology professor and director of UCR's Brain Game Center Aaron Seitz co-authored this piece about the challenges of creating effective brain, memory and vision-training exercises.
UCR in the News

Inside the 'Mulan' Flameout in China and Why Hollywood Can't Seem to Bridge the Culture Gap

MSN |
Wendy Su, professor of Chinese media studies, explains that the remake of Mulan has cultural inaccuracies that may not be obvious to American viewers but are very clear to Chinese people.