UCR in the News

Will coronavirus precautions hamper our ability to fight California wildfires later?

Desert Sun |
Marko Princevac, a professor of mechanical engineering, discusses the efficiency of controlled burns in a story about how they're being affected by COVID-19. 
UCR in the News

Primordial worm-like creature was forerunner to most animals — including us

Reuters |
This 555 million-year-old creature may be one of the most important primordial animals ever found, according to a team led by UCR geologists. 
UCR in the News

Nearly All Animal Life Evolved From This Gross Worm Creature, Including Us

Vice |
Vice spotlights the discovery of a new "granddaddy of the animal kingdom, including humans," discovered by a team led by UCR geologists.
UCR in the News

Trump's 'Chinese' Virus Is Part of a Long History of Blaming Other Countries for Disease

Time |
Kim Yi Dionne, an assistant professor of political science, discusses America's "long history of immigrant exclusion on the basis of disease" with Time magazine. 
UCR in the News

Coronavirus testing hits another snag as labs need emergency funding to meet high demand

Los Angeles Times |
Brandon Brown, an associate professor in the UCR School of Medicine, comments on the importance of "flattening the curve" through isolation to curb the spread of COVID-19. 
UCR in the News

‘Extraordinary Measures’

Inside Higher Ed |
William Grover, an associate professor of bioengineering, speaks with Inside Higher Ed for a story about how institutions are approaching scientific research during COVID-19. 
UCR in the News

How will students take AP tests with schools closed? At home, College Board proposes

Los Angeles Times |
Eddie Comeaux, an associate professor of higher education, discusses alternative means of testing students online using third-party proctoring platforms. 
UCR in the News

California colleges are going online. How ready are they?

CalMatters |
CalMatters speaks with Dylan Rodríguez, chair of the UCR Academic Senate and a professor of ethnic studies, about faculty members' reactions to the transition to online education.