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The Inland Empire is booming, but not for the women who live there

Desert Sun |
A new report from the Center for Social Innovation explores some of the obstacles to a level playing field for women in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. 
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The dark history of land-grant universities

The Washington Post |
In an op-ed, education professor Margaret Nash explores the painful history of American Indian land dispossession behind land-grant universities, and discusses how universities might better recognize this history too.
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Inland economy would be better if there was more housing, economist says

The Press-Enterprise |
A new economic forecast from the Center for Economic Forecasting and Development emphasizes the importance of affordable housing to regional growth. 
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How 11 universities are using their 'collective scale' to solve higher ed's problems

Education Dive |
UC Riverside is one of 11 public research universities participating in the University Innovation Alliance.
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UCR ‘wet lab’ opens for startups and local entrepreneurs

The Press-Enterprise |
UC Riverside celebrates the debut of a 3,000-square-foot facility to foster new developments in the life sciences, agriculture, biotech, and medical technology fields.
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My El Monte Halloweens

Los Angeles Times |
Michael Jaime-Becerra, an associate professor of creative writing, writes about the unconventional Halloweens of his past and his new understanding of the holiday. 
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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."