UCR professor launches Emotion and Society Lab
New lab is a multi-disciplinary effort that involves faculty from around the world.
Study examines straight men and their sexual attraction to transgender women
An analysis of online Reddit conversations also revealed a paradox: the same men devalue both trans and cisgender women.
UCR Orchestra honors Black History Month with concerts this weekend
Performances also include Pedro Rubio, a Spanish virtuoso clarinetist conducting research at UCR.
Primera Generación Dance Collective to perform on Saturday
The group, founded by UCR alumni, also brings in UCR, RCC, and A.B. Miller High School dancers. The event is free and open to the public.
Researcher honored for work in English language learner education
The James Irvine Foundation recognized Linda Navarrette as one of six change-makers in California.
Korean American history to become a traveling exhibition
UCR professor receives $850,000 Mellon Foundation grant to share history of American’s first Koreatown.
Ghost Light, Marvel’s new cosmic hero, is Black
The once human character is now a superhero, envisioned by UCR professor John Jennings.
Asian American shootings: This is ‘not an exception’ and other issues that need to be discussed
Farm working, mental health, and social and cultural barriers that some Asian American communities face.
Black stories, culture, and Hollywood
In this Q&A UCR experts discuss culture, history, and the importance of Black films.
Kid Kongo Powers: Post-punk, culture, and identity
Richard T. Rodríguez, UC Riverside professor of English and media and cultural studies, will host a joint reading and conversation with Kid Congo Powers, an author and musician widely known for being part of bands such as The Gun Club, The Cramps, and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, as...
Writers Week honors authors Percival Everett and Mike Davis
The 46th annual UC Riverside event is scheduled for Feb. 13-17. Writers Week is free and open to the public.
Music and ayahuasca’s role in treating substance use disorders in men
UC Riverside researcher finds the crucial role icaros, traditional Peruvian songs, play during ayahuasca healing ceremonies.
UCR expert: President Biden’s new same-sex marriage law ‘is a reminder that a right won is not a right secured’
The Respect for Marriage Act ‘seems to be an evolution on same-sex marriage support. But I want to caution that we don’t conflate that with LGBTQ support.’
Are you voting for a populist candidate?
Study highlights potential for populist leaders to undermine democracy.
1,700-year-old spider monkey remains discovered in Teotihuacán, Mexico
The complete skeletal remains of a spider monkey — seen as an exotic curiosity in pre-Hispanic Mexico — grants researchers new evidence regarding social-political ties between two ancient powerhouses: Teotihuacán and Maya Indigenous rulers. The discovery was made by Nawa Sugiyama, a UC Riverside anthropological archaeologist, and a team of...
Remembering Mike Davis, an agent for social change
The author and distinguished professor emeritus with UCR’s Department of Creative Writing died on October 25
Unwritten history: Seattle, a city built by immigrants and Indigenous people
‘Seattle from the Margins,’ a new book by assistant professor Megan Asaka points to the overseen contributions of the Duwamish, Japanese, Filipino, Chinese, and other immigrant communities.
22 Southern California newspapers will be preserved, digitized, and available to the public
A John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation grant will help preserve 150 years of local journalism at UC Riverside.
UCR ARTS: Christina Fernandez’s photo exhibition captures life
This is Fernandez’s first major solo museum show. The images reflect on various social issues and explores her Mexican American identity.