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6 Easy Ways to Actually Make Yourself Happier

Men's Health |
Sonja Lyubomirsky, a professor of psychology, offers tips for getting and staying happy. 
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Helping students manage behavior is no longer just a job for special education, teachers say

Desert Sun |
Austin Johnson, an assistant professor of school psychology, explains how "multitiered systems of support" can be implemented in classrooms to help students better manage their behavior and mental health. 
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Putting Kids on Diets Won’t Solve Anything

The Atlantic |
Andrew Subica, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine, comments on the controversial launch of a new app intended to track food consumption, physical activity, and weight loss in kids as young as 8.
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UCR Studying Previously Unknown Fault Underneath Ridgecrest

Earthquake seismologist Abhijit Ghosh, an associate professor of geophysics, is on a mission to understand the unnamed fault beneath the California town of Ridgecrest. 
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Want more doctors? Support the institutions that train them

The Press-Enterprise |
Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox and School of Medicine Dean Deborah Deas discuss the Inland Empire's doctor shortage — and how to solve it — in an op-ed for The Press-Enterprise.
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The Lasting Impact of 'Dora the Explorer'

Carlos Cortés, a professor emeritus of history at UCR, discusses his experience as the creative/cultural advisor for the beloved children's program.
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NASA’s Planet-Hunting Satellite Discovers ‘Rare’ New World

U.S. News & World Report |
Stephen Kane, an associate professor of planetary astrophysics and member of UCR’s NASA-funded Alternative Earths Astrobiology Center, comments on three "missing link" planets found by NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS.
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UC Riverside taste test continues decades-long search for perfect avocado

The Press-Enterprise |
Students, faculty members, and researchers who participate in UCR's regular avocado tastings are not only tasked with rating the slices they try but also describing what they like best about them.