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Trans students find an oasis at T*Camp

The award-winning program returns for its eighth year in January

By Tess Eyrich | October 18, 2018 | Students

Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference delivers good news

A decade after the recession of 2008, the region is home to the fastest job growth in Southern California and is the most improved among the major surrounding metro areas

By Holly Ober | October 17, 2018 | Business

UCR recognizes longtime generosity of Campbell family with building renaming

The University Laboratory Building is being renamed the “Rochelle and Allison Campbell Hall”

By Sarah Nightingale | October 17, 2018 | University

Researchers identify new approach for controlling dengue fever and Zika virus

UC Riverside study uses gene-editing tool to disrupt serotonin receptor linked to egg production in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes

By Iqbal Pittalwala | October 17, 2018 | Science / Technology, Health

Researcher: Tests should expect more of older adults

A UCR psychology researcher says the bar is too low for “functional independence” in older adults, and should be aligned with skills younger adults must conquer.  The Activities of Daily Living, or ADL, questionnaire is a standard used by…

By J.D. Warren | October 16, 2018 | Social Science / Education

Oldest evidence for animals found by UCR researchers

Molecular fossil evidence suggests sponges lived on the ancient ocean floors 100 million years before the Cambrian period

By Sarah Nightingale | October 15, 2018 | Science / Technology

A Ph.D. in punk? Only at UC Riverside

Marlen Ríos-Hernández takes a scholarly approach to the mosh pit

By Tess Eyrich | October 15, 2018 | Students

Two-Minute Earthquake Drill Set for 10:18 a.m. on 10/18

Faculty, staff, and students on campus are gearing up to participate in the Great California ShakeOut

By Sarah Nightingale | October 12, 2018 | University

Loveridge Fellows get a crash course in state politics

UC Riverside expands its presence in California’s capital

By Tess Eyrich | October 10, 2018 | Students

Disruption makes startup investors balance caution against fear of missing out

Disruptive startups attract investors quickly but receive less money than their more conventional counterparts

By Holly Ober | October 10, 2018 | Business

Hook injury from catch-and-release can reduce fish feeding

Study shows mouth injuries caused by hook removal reduce feeding performance in suction-feeding fish

By Sarah Nightingale | October 9, 2018 | Science / Technology

Federal grant will help develop new stroke treatment

The device aims to reduce brain swelling and deliver a neuroprotective drug

By Holly Ober | October 9, 2018 | Health

Study links individual HPV types to HIV infection

UC Riverside-led study finds persons with any HPV type, more than one HPV type, or high-risk HPV are more likely to test HIV positive

By Iqbal Pittalwala | October 4, 2018 | Health

Research affirms the power of 'we'

A healthy relationship starts with the word “we.” 

Past research by UC Riverside psychologist Megan Robbins has emphasized the power of first-person personal pronouns such as “we” and “us” in relationships. “We-talk” is an indicator of…

By J.D. Warren | October 4, 2018 | Social Science / Education

Rewriting the textbook on how steroid hormones enter cells

A discovery by scientists at UC Riverside may open up new ways to control steroid hormone-mediated processes, including growth and development in insects, and sexual maturation, immunity, and cancer progression in humans.

By Sarah Nightingale | October 4, 2018 | Science / Technology

Arts patron and UCR supporter Henry Coil dies at 85

Henry W. Coil Jr., a Riverside native and community booster whose construction firm and personal giving preserved historic buildings, built multiple schools and strengthened programs for young people and the arts, died October 3, 2018 at the age…

By Jeanette Marantos | October 4, 2018 | University

Full-campus effort invigorates transfer student recruitment

Early 2017 was a nervous time on the UC Riverside campus.

By J.D. Warren | October 3, 2018 | University

$2.3 million NIH grant will support efforts to stop mosquito-borne diseases 

A UC Riverside scientist has been awarded $2.3 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s ‘High-Risk, High-Reward’ program to study the role of steroid hormone transporters in insect development and reproduction.…

By Sarah Nightingale | October 2, 2018 | Science / Technology

Rolling out the ‘Red Carpet’

"Yunhee Min & Peter Tolkin: Red Carpet in C" (Nikolay Maslov)

By Jessica Weber | October 1, 2018 | Arts / Culture

Silicone membranes create micron-scale temperature maps

Development could improve microfluidic devices used for point-of-care diagnostics

By Holly Ober | October 1, 2018 | Science / Technology