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Resurrecting Prometheus

Limited-edition snow globes commemorate the world’s oldest tree while supporting UCR ARTS
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Get over it? When it comes to recycled water, consumers won't

If people are educated on recycled water, they may come to agree it’s perfectly safe and tastes as good — or better — than their drinking water. They may even agree it’s an answer to the critical water imbalance in California, where the northern third of the state holds 75%...
By J.D. Warren | | Social Science / Education

Going with the floe: Sea ice movements trace dynamics transforming the new Arctic

Image processing algorithms on satellite images show how sea ice drift affects freshwater flux in Arctic Ocean currents
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Inland Empire business activity outpacing U.S. GDP growth

Local manufacturing industry remains a key growth sector
By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

UCR dance professor receives 2019 Bessie Award

This is the second such honor for Ni’Ja Whitson.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Precisely poking cells en masse to cure cancer

Device can mass-produce engineered cells at lower cost, a tipping point for emerging lifesaving therapies
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Family fun at Homecoming 2019

The annual event kicks off with the Spirit of the Tribes 5k run and continues with Scot Fest.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

The thrust of the problem

A new understanding of a fault that caused a deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake can help scientists better predict where and when the next big one will hit. For decades, scientists have debated the structure of the Main Himalayan Thrust — the fault responsible for a 2015 earthquake that killed nearly...
By Jules Bernstein | | Science / Technology

UC Riverside-led project offers new opportunities to commemorate veterans

Several resources, including a series of documentary vignettes, provides visitors numerous ways to enhance their own Veterans Day celebrations
By Jessica Weber | | University

Not so quiet, please

UC Riverside mouse study finds early exposure to sounds can address hypersensitivity to noise associated with Fragile X Syndrome
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Men's Basketball tramples Cornhuskers in season opener

LINCOLN, NEB.- For the second time in three years, the UC Riverside Men's Basketball Team (1-0) opened its season on the road with a big win over a power five conference team. Tuesday night, the Highlanders roasted the Cornhuskers (0-1) from Nebraska 66-47, marking the program's largest margin of victory...
By UCR News | | Athletics

Housing scarcity: the Inland Empire’s natural barrier to economic growth

UCR’s Center for Economic Forecasting says the region’s housing problem is a land use issue solvable at the local level
By Holly Ober | | Business

Scientists crack structure of a novel enzyme linked to cell growth and cancer

UC Riverside-led study could lead to the development of drugs that target liver and other cancers
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

What does it really mean to be a land-grant college?

For Margaret Nash, recognizing who “granted” the land is key to acknowledging a history of American Indian dispossession
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

The most spectacular celestial vision you’ll never see

Contrary to previous thought, a gigantic planet in wild orbit does not preclude the presence of an Earth-like planet in the same solar system – or life on that planet. What’s more, the view from that Earth-like planet as its giant neighbor moves past would be unlike anything it is...
By Jules Bernstein | | Science / Technology

Will we be benevolent gods?

In his blog-turned-book, Eric Schwitzgebel tackles philosophical questions both big and (seemingly) small

10 years of student wellness

The Well, UCR’s nonclinical health promotion center, celebrates a decade of achievements with an open house.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

Report provides introduction to Inland Empire’s women

“State of Women in the Inland Empire” is the result of collaboration between UC Riverside’s Center for Social Innovation and Women’s Resource Center
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Beyond Brilliant: Campaign highlights inspiring people of UC Riverside

Dramatic growth in rankings – including increasing 80 spots in two years (Forbes) and 41 places in one year (Center for World University Rankings) – two Nobel Prize winners joining the faculty, and recognition as the nation’s leader for social mobility (U.S. News & World Report) have positioned UC Riverside...
By Johnny Cruz | | University

Beyond Brilliant: Born to succeed

Elñora Tena Webb grew up in the foster care system; UCR gave her a clean canvas and after becoming a college president, she is now a success coach .