Content Authored by: Tess Eyrich

Anthropologist plots new use for motion-capture technology

UCR bioarchaeologist Sara Becker plans to use the cutting-edge technique to document traditional labors of indigenous Andean people

UCR to host California attorney general debate

Primary candidates Xavier Becerra, Steven Bailey, Eric Early, and Dave Jones will convene at UCR's Culver Center on May 15

How an order of queer nuns puts a new face on activism

A book from UC Riverside professor Melissa Wilcox is the first comprehensive history of the global Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

New York Times columnist to present 49th Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture

Journalist Frank Bruni, who joined The New York Times in 1995, will deliver the 49th edition of the annual lecture at UC Riverside on Friday, May 18
By Tess Eyrich | | University

Researchers apply experimental economics to Mexican water scarcity

A test of three policy interventions seeks to address the problem of Mexico's severely depleted aquifers
By Tess Eyrich | | Science / Technology, Business

Report offers snapshot of Inland Empire’s immigrant population

UCR-led project looks closely at the nearly 1 million immigrants who call Riverside and San Bernardino counties home

What are the costs of a shrinking local media landscape?

David Lesher, editor and CEO of CALmatters, will visit UCR for a conversation about the challenges of maintaining government transparency
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

UC Riverside alumnus wins 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry

Frank Bidart '62 earned the award for his book "Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016"
By Tess Eyrich | | Arts / Culture, University

Exhibit reveals hidden histories behind California's citrus industry

A new exhibit at Riverside's California Citrus State Historic Park spotlights the overlooked architects of the region's citrus boom
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Grad students battle for best pitch

UC Riverside's best and brightest will go head to head during annual Grad Slam finals event, held at the Culver Center
By Tess Eyrich | | Students

Research links anti-immigrant prejudice to mortality risk

When it comes to mortality, U.S.-born individuals of immigrant descent fare much worse than their foreign-born counterparts — but why?

Pioneering a pathway to success for STEM teachers

Collaboration between UCR and Riverside Unified School District yields scholarship fund, job placements for newly minted STEM teachers
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

UCR-led initiative to document the stories of veterans interred at Riverside National Cemetery

VA-supported project will see UC Riverside faculty, students collaborate with local K-12 schools
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Expert available to speak about the March for Our Lives and student activism

Joseph Kahne, a UCR professor of educational policy and politics, studies various aspects of youth political and civic engagement

What’s behind the Trump administration’s antitrust challenge to the AT&T-Time Warner merger?

Attorney-led seminar will examine the Department of Justice's civil lawsuit and its implications in advance of the trial's March 20 kickoff

How can workers reap more benefits from retail development projects?

Research from two UCR professors looks closely at the impacts of distribution centers like QVC’s Ontario outpost on working communities
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

UC Riverside launches research center to drive Inland California innovation

The Center for Social Innovation will use university-level research to spur community involvement and civic participation
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Inspired by ‘Get Out,’ UCR professor launches course on Afrofuturism and horror

Class based on the Oscar-nominated film will see students map out their own versions of the “sunken place” in lieu of a final exam
By Tess Eyrich | | Arts / Culture

What Makes Kids With Autism Less Social Than Their Typically Developing Peers?

Pick a hand, any hand. That familiar refrain, repeated in schoolyards the world over, is the basis of a simple guessing game that was recently adapted to study how and why kids with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) interact with the people around them. The game is the brainchild of Katherine Stavropoulos , an assistant professor of special education...
By Tess Eyrich | | Health

$370,000 gift to support UCR’s Young Oak Kim Center for Korean American Studies

The donation comes from Myung Ki “Mike” Hong, a longtime advocate of the center and other initiatives related to Korean American affairs
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education