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Leader effectiveness may depend on emotional expression

When they don’t express negative emotions, women are seen as more effective leaders than men

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Fruit fly offers lessons in good taste

UC Riverside study shows food choice decisions require taste input

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

When restricting capital movement, don’t go it alone

When it comes to avoiding reputational costs of economic policy controls, there is safety in numbers. That’s the finding of a recent study of capital controls, or government restrictions on the cross-border movement of money and capital. The researchers assert it’s one of the most systematic studies yet of the...

Meet the 2021 Goldwater, Fulbright scholars 

Goldwater scholars Shayan Saeed and Ryan Gates; and U.S. Fulbright scholars Jacqueline Aguirre de la O and Zehra Qazi are recipients of two of the nation’s most prestigious awards. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is one of the country’s most competitive honors in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields...

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Why weren’t New World rabbits domesticated?

Archaeologists find the answer in rabbit social behavior

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Classroom technology on the RISE

UC Riverside is getting ready for new modes of instruction this fall as it unveils classrooms equipped with state-of-the-art video and audio technology. The program, called Rooms for Increasing Student Engagement, or RISE, will feature classrooms that allow for both in-person and remote options for the same class. The campus...

By Imran Ghori | | University

UCR admits most California freshmen among UCs

UC Riverside has admitted a record number of freshmen for fall 2021 with a total of 34,671 admits — an increase of 1,964 students from the year before, according to data released by the University of California on July 19. Among the nine UC undergraduate campuses, UCR admitted the most...

By J.D. Warren | | University

Using light to control materials

Supercomputers and machine learning will help scientists optimize light-driven electron transfer

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Deadline to provide vaccination proof is Aug. 16

Aug. 16 is the deadline for UC Riverside employees and students to upload vaccination records for fall 2021. The announcement was made in a July 16 message from Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox to the campus community. Previously, the UC system announced its SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program requiring vaccinations in order...

By J.D. Warren | | University, Students, Health

Making freshman calculus add up for more students

UC Riverside is leading a new, $1.26 million project to bring calculus classes to life for students who are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and math subjects.

By Jules Bernstein | | Science / Technology

Air-powered computer memory helps soft robot control movements

“Airhead” robot uses pneumatic RAM to play piano

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Billionaires in the great beyond

UCR scientists weigh in on the first successful civilian trip to space, and the ethics of being a billion-dollar rocket man.

By UCR News | | Science / Technology

Mrs. Panda conquers online

The innovative Rule of 3 English-learning program completes its shift to an online portal.

Modified yeast inhibits fungal growth in plants

External application could reduce agricultural reliance on fungicides

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Media's framing of disease may lead to AAPI discrimination

Describing diseases as originating from animals foreign to the Western diet serves to boost stereotypes of Asian culture and increase discrimination, according to new research from UC Riverside, Texas Tech, and Texas A&M. Early in the COVID-19 outbreak, media reports identified its origin as meat and seafood markets in Wuhan...

It's more than hot. It's dangerous.

It's the time of year when Inland Southern California becomes a 27,000-square-mile skillet. We asked UC Riverside physicians how to stay safe and hydrated.

Job recovery, housing demand, consumer demand heating up Inland Empire economy

Region is outperforming along multiple measures

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Better predicting how plants and animals will weather climate extremes

A team of scientists led by UC Riverside has devised a more accurate way to predict the effects of climate change on plants and animals — and whether some will survive at all.

How concerned should we be about the Delta variant?

UC Riverside experts share their thoughts

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Reza Aslan and Rainn Wilson wrestle with life’s biggest questions on new podcast

“Metaphysical Milkshake” sees the scholar and actor discuss weighty topics with contemporary thought leaders, bringing humor and insight to a new subject each week.

By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture