Latest News Articles for January 5th, 2022

For start of winter quarter, an almost-empty campus

The omicron variant of COVID-19 has shuttered UC Riverside's classrooms, if only for a short time. Like most University of California campuses, UCR opted to postpone in-person instruction, owing to the emergence of the highly transmissible variant. The week of Jan. 17 was identified for returning to the classroom. While...

By J.D. Warren | | University, Students

Research reveals ancient Maya lessons on surviving drought

A new UC Riverside study casts doubt on drought as the driver of ancient Mayan civilization collapse.

By Jules Bernstein | | Science / Technology