Ernest "Ernie" García, UCR’s first Hispanic graduate, dies
García, class of 1955, made positive impacts as an educator and as an arts lover.
A new look at ‘The Chicano Experience’
Professor Alfredo Mirandé’s 1985 foundational sociology book has a completely revised second edition.
Girly and a fighter. But are MMA women breaking barriers?
Study finds male-dominated MMA is not friendly to gender equality.
Different parental messages about race and ethnicity have different effects on teens’ drug use
Study finds promoting appreciation of ethnic-racial heritage has the potential to bolster youth’s internal resources against substance use
Smoking reduces wealth’s tendency to increase life expectancy
Smoking dominates other factors, including amount of wealth, in shortening lifespan
Professionals are trending in a left and liberal direction; on most issues blue collar workers are not
Both groups still agree on some important issues and race has little effect
UCR joins Big Brothers Big Sisters in new virtual mentoring program
Born from the pandemic, College Bigs, will count on nearly 150 UCR students to work with local high school mentees.
What UC Riverside scientists have to say about vaccines, variants, and antibodies
Immunity generated by vaccination is better than immunity from an actual infection, says an expert
Experts weigh in on whether COVID-19 is here to stay
COVID-19 is far from beaten. Vaccines may not be the ultimate panacea to haul us out of the pandemic crisis. In the future, will outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, arrive in waves every winter? Might COVID-19 never go away? Experts at the University of California, Riverside, weigh...
Too much hype, too soon?
The news arrived Monday that the world has been awaiting since spring: a vaccine has been developed that shows a high degree of efficacy in late-stage trials: 90%. That puts it in the company of effective vaccines such as for measles, and well beyond what the medical community hoped for...
‘The Cost of Free Shipping’ lifts curtain on Amazon
A new book alleges worker exploitation at Amazon, and shows how communities are resisting it