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New Musical Reimagines 'The King and I' as parable of lost American influence after 2016 election

NPR's Here & Now |
Assistant professor of theater history and theory Donatella Galella talks about playwright David Henry Hwang's 'Soft Power,' which looks at American democracy through the lens of Chinese cultural influence. 
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California finds widespread water contamination of ‘forever chemicals’

Los Angeles Times |
Kurt Schwabe, a professor of environmental economics and policy, comments on what's sure to be "one of the defining issues in California, environmentally, for decades."
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PG&E’s blackouts were ‘not surgical by any stretch.’ Its systems may be to blame

Los Angeles Times |
Hamidreza Nazaripouya, an assistant professional researcher at the Winston Chung Global Energy Center, helps explain the blackouts that have left large swaths of California dark.
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Quiet Disadvantage: Study Finds Extroverts Are Happier — Even When They’re Really Introverts

Scientific American |
Scientific American spotlights psychology professor Sonja Lyubomirsky's research on the mood-boosting benefits of extraversion. 
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This Scientist’s Work Might Be the Future of Energy-Efficient Vehicles

Great Big Story |
Meet Suveen Mathaudhu, a materials science and engineering professor who takes inspiration from some of his favorite comic book heroes. 
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Riverside’s nascent Innovation District offers a preview of the city’s future

The Press-Enterprise |
UCR's EPIC Small Business Development Center and Center for Environmental Research and Technology, or CE-CERT, are among the variety of players comprising Riverside's growing Innovation District. 
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Debate underway whether University of California should require SAT and ACT for admissions

EdSource |
Eddie Comeaux, an associate professor of higher education, is a co-chair of the state task force focused on exploring the value of standardized tests. 
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Women are slowly pursuing more high-paying degrees, but the pay gap remains, says new research

CNBC |
New research from UC Riverside economist Carolyn Sloane suggests women are slowly shifting to higher-paying majors.
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