COVID-19 lockdowns reduced disease spread but with costs

The lockdowns at the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic reduced the spread of infection by an estimated 56%, a recent study has found. If all governors did not issue any lockdowns until April 23, 2020, the number of cases would have been five times higher by April 30, 2020, the study...

By UCR News | | Business, Health

Women on corporate boards increase company buyout value

The presence of women board members increased the value of companies targeted for acquisition by as much as 5%, study found.

By David Danelski | | Business

Highlanders set season records, nearly sweep postseason awards

UC Riverside men's basketball earned numerous postseason awards following one of the most historic seasons in program history. Mike Magpayo was named the Big West Coach of the Year, the first time in program history the award has gone to UC Riverside. Lachlan Olbrich was named Big West Freshman of...

By UCR News | | Athletics

The planet that could end life on Earth

A terrestrial planet hovering between Mars and Jupiter would be able to push Earth out of the solar system and wipe out life on this planet, according to a UC Riverside experiment.

By Jules Bernstein | | Science / Technology