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UCR brings back Pow Wow Princess tradition

After a 22-year hiatus, Katianna Warren is the second princess since the competition was reinstated in 2017.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Superbloom? If you say so

Superbloom is a term concocted by the media, but this year’s wildflowers are still spectacular, especially for the creatures that depend on them
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Leaving it all to chance

Douglas McCulloh is not a man ruled by fate, but rather, chance. In fact, McCulloh, who joined UCR ARTS as the new senior curator for the California Museum of Photography , or CMP, in July has made chance his primary modus operandi. He traces his preoccupation with chance back to his parents — a geologist and an Austrian refugee — inheriting...
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

After four years of hard work, Match Day arrives for UC Riverside medical students

38 students in Class of 2019 were matched for a residency program of their choice
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

$3.5 million Givaudan gift will protect citrus collection

The University of California, Riverside announced today a $3.5 million donation from Givaudan to support UCR’s Citrus Variety Collection. The gift will help protect one of world’s most extensive citrus diversity collections from the impending threat of citrus greening disease, also known as Huanglongbing, or HLB. The gift will pay for a 2.8-acre...
By UCR News | | University, Science / Technology

Where taste and smell collide, you'll find Givaudan

Givaudan's Flavors Division supplies companies that produce drinks, savory goods, snacks, sweets, and dairy. Photos / Stan Kim RIVERSIDE, Calif. - The first bite of a tangy orange; a field of fragrant wildflowers; the sweet aroma of roasted hazelnuts. The natural world is filled with tastes and smells that delight our senses and calm our frayed...

Back in Action: Baseball Optimistic About Season Ahead

RIVERSIDE, Calif. —With a slew of new faces and a strong core of upperclassmen, the UC Riverside baseball team is optimistic about the season ahead. "People will enjoy watching the style of play we have," head coach Troy Percival said. "We've never had as much speed as we do right now. Our outfield speed is going to be incredible. You are going to...
By Quinn Roberts | | Athletics

Coastal ecosystems suffer from upriver hydroelectric dams

A recent study demonstrates the widespread environmental consequences of large dam reservoirs in Mexico
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Back in Action: Softball Has Sights Set on Success

RIVERSIDE, Calif.— After an incredibly successful and historical 2018 season for the UC Riverside Softball Team, the Highlanders have waited patiently to return to the diamond, flipping their calendars and preparing for an exciting 2019 campaign. "We are so excited to get this season going," Head Coach Nikki Palmer said. "Each year we continue to...
By Quinn Roberts | | Athletics

Women's Volleyball Adds Former National Champion Andy Hein to Coaching Staff

RIVERSIDE, Calif.- The UC Riverside women's volleyball team made a huge addition to its coaching staff on March 4 as the Highlanders announced the hiring of Assistant Coach Andrew Hein. The former national champion and Team USA medalist comes to Riverside with a lengthy coaching and player resume in Southern California. "It's great to be in a place...
By Quinn Roberts | | Athletics

Staying on beat

Irvin Rosales balances school, two jobs, and a music-industry internship.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Trade disputes have little effect on Inland Empire economy

The region’s economy continues to grow despite ongoing trade disputes that many feared would inhibit the logistics industry
By Holly Ober | | Business

Maria Hinojosa to deliver the 50th Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture

The April 9 event will feature the executive producer of “Latino USA,” a Peabody Award-winning show aired on NPR.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Magnonic devices can replace electronics without much noise

Magnonic devices of the future could use low power to avoid performance losses
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Immigrant Asian American women may be at higher risk for breast cancer

Research highlights differences in risk among Asian American women who immigrated versus their U.S.-born counterparts
By Tess Eyrich | | Health

More printing locations available on campus

UCR adds 19 new printing kiosks throughout the university. The machines are available for students, staff, and faculty.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Research identifies mechanism that helps plants fight bacterial infection

UC Riverside study could lead to better strategies for protecting crops from attacks by pathogens
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Alumna brings music history to life for the next generation

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has a new director of curatorial affairs: UCR’s Nwaka Onwusa ’08
By Tess Eyrich | | Students

When life gives you sour lemons, use genetics to find out why

A team of researchers, including two from the University of California, Riverside, has identified the genes responsible for the hallmark sour taste of many citrus fruits. Published Tuesday, Feb. 25 in Nature Communications, the research could help plant breeders develop new, sweeter varieties. Modern citrus varieties have been bred over thousands...
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

‘Real Women Have Curves’ director joins UCR faculty

This fall, Cardoso joined UCR’ Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production and is currently teaching two courses. The Colombian-born creator said she felt identified to the students and to UCR’s mission.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University
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