Eric Focht, a staff research associate in the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, says when it comes to avocados, we often incorrectly associate browning or discolored fruit with being bad, overripe, or even rotten.
Alisa Bierria, an assistant professor of ethnic studies, discusses the broader legacy behind the movement to "Defund the Police," reaching back to Angela Davis and other Black feminist radicals of the 1970s.
Ann Cheney, an assistant professor in UCR’s Department of Social Medicine, Population, and Public Health, writes about her experience leading health care outreach efforts in the Coachella Valley during a pandemic.
The Sacramento Bee interviews Richard M. Carpiano, a professor of public policy and sociology, about the anti-vaccine and anti-government groups already leading the charge against the coronavirus vaccine.
Katherine Stavropoulos, an assistant professor of special education, writes about why it's important for individuals with autism and first responders to have the tools and training to interact with each other more successfully.