UCR in the News

Taking a look at the risk of landslides in wildfire burn zones

Environmental sciences doctoral student James Guilinger talks to the Bay Area's Fox 2 KTVU about the increased risk of landslides in burn zones and his research into the possible dramatic problems a small amount of rain can cause.
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Mispronouncing ‘Kamala’: Accident or message?

The Washington Post |
Rita Kohli, education professor, explains how the willful mispronunciation of someone’s name, especially one reflecting their cultural background, qualifies as a “racial microaggression.”
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How Much Matter Is in the Universe? Scientists Finally Find the Number

Popular Mechanics |
UC Riverside scientists calculated an answer to one of the thorniest questions in all of cosmology and physics: how much matter is in the universe? 
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Governing Boards and Race

Inside Higher Ed |
Raquel M. Rall, assistant professor of higher education, on why she feels governing boards have been noticeably absent from conversations about race in higher education.
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Mutual aid: When neighbors look to each other for pandemic relief

Calmatters |
UC Riverside alumni Aram Ayra and John Stefan co-founded the Riverside Mutual Aid Network to help struggling Riverside residents at the onset of the lockdown.
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Still undecided about California’s gig economy law? Five things to know about Prop. 22

The Sacramento Bee |
Christopher Thornberg, director of the UCR Center for Economic Forecasting and Development, explains what's important to consider relative to Proposition 22. 
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How to make this winter not totally suck, according to psychologists

Vox |
Psychology professor Sonja Lyubomirsky explains how to increase our productivity and happiness in life. 
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COVID-19 testing offered to students at University of California Riverside

Telemundo |
Telemundo reports on COVID-19 testing on the UC Riverside campus.