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Universally, UC Riverside faculty members noted the historic significance of U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s vice-presidential running mate. Many felt the decision was the right one — and some offered qualifiers in their assessment of her selection. In the moments following Biden’s announcement on Aug. 11, UCR political...
John Franchak has long been interested in how learning a new motor skill, such as sitting or walking, changes how infants interact with their surroundings. He has now been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to pursue this research question. The four-year grant of nearly $755,000 will help...
A UC Riverside medical sociologist offers five strategies for combating misinformation and strengthening public health
Graphic Novelist John Jennings reflects on relevance of X-Men story ‘God Loves, Man Kills’ in an essay for Marvel
In an essay for Marvel, John Jennings, a professor of media and cultural studies, reflects on the 1982 graphic novel “X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills” by Chris Claremont and Brent Anderson, which is being re-released this year in a two-part extended cut. “Solving for X: ‘God Loves, Man Kills’ Through...
Virtual conference will reexamine mission mythology amid widespread removal of Junipero Serra statues
UC Riverside-led study highlights critical role working memory capacity plays in social distancing compliance during early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic
UC Riverside mouse study has implications for treating neuropsychiatric diseases such as ADHD and schizophrenia
The Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to end DACA in a 5-to-4 decision on Thursday, June 18.
When the coronavirus pandemic hit, Charles Evered, a professor of playwriting at the University of California, Riverside, began to think about how he could help. He fell back on what he knows: supporting artists. His nonprofit organization, the Evered House, honors his late father, Charles J. Evered, a World War...
Nalo Hopkinson and John Jennings to discuss their recent graphic novels and the importance of black speculative fiction at June 25 event
A list of available resources during this time of uncertainty.
UC Riverside’s 66th commencement will be a virtual celebration on Sunday, June 14. Meet some of the 2020 graduates.
In the midst of the pandemic, faculty mentored research projects are being supported through CAMP.
Research suggests destigmatizing mental illness in schools could increase the likelihood of treatment-seeking for youth who need it
Still, UC Riverside researchers warn that without action, the sector’s recent gains could be undone by COVID-19