Latest News Articles for April 7th, 2021

UCR offers commencement compromise

A plan announced by Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox on Wednesday aims to address graduates' urge to walk at commencement, while respecting the caution still required by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Under the plan, graduates can have their photos taken on stage, but no guests will be permitted. A prerecorded 30-minute...

By UCR News | | University

Experts on anti-Asian racism and violence

Anti-Asian Racism and Violence For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu. Carol Kwang Park, PhD student in ethnic studies Carol is a researcher at the Young Oak Kim Center for Korean American Studies and Asian American studies doctoral student with UCR’s...

By UCR News | | Experts

Border surge's cause is more complicated than COVID-19

The United States border has seen an increase in families — primarily men with their children — and most recently a surge in unaccompanied minors traveling north from Central America through Mexico. They are fleeing gang violence, high homicide rates, and lack of economic opportunities. In some cases, such as...

Childhood diet and exercise creates healthier, less anxious adults

Exercise and a healthy diet in childhood leads to adults with bigger brains and lower levels of anxiety, according to new UC Riverside research in mice.

By Jules Bernstein | | Science / Technology