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Graduation with a global perspective

An international education was key for these UCR students’ futures.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Who is and who’s not receiving pandemic-related unemployment aid in Riverside County

Non-Hispanic whites least likely to fall outside of unemployment insurance coverage

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Here are the many ways UCR is helping students right now

A list of available resources during this time of uncertainty.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Class of 2020: Remembered for ‘their flexibility and resilience’

UC Riverside’s 66th commencement will be a virtual celebration on Sunday, June 14. Meet some of the 2020 graduates.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University

UC Riverside receives 15,000 surgical masks from Chinese-American philanthropist group

The Chinese Americans Donation Center also donated 1,000 face shields to the School of Medicine

By Holly Ober | | Health, Business

Policymakers are short shrifting the creative economy

COVID-19 health mandates disproportionally affect arts and culture businesses

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Delays in Lockdown Spike Total Cases, New Study Finds

Delay in lockdowns increase cases by a 15% to 25% per week late; failure to lockdown increases cases 45% to 128%

By UCR News | | Business

Inland Empire business activity blown off its years-long growth run

Healthcare under pressure as pandemic exposes critical industry shortcomings

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

How COVID-19 is affecting the global supply chain

One of the most visible impacts of the coronavirus pandemic has been the strain on the global supply chain, with consumers noticing certain goods are harder to find at their local store. Danko Turcic, an associate professor of operations and supply chain management at UC Riverside’s School of Business, said...

By Imran Ghori | | Business

Study: Aggressive lockdowns need to last more than six weeks to contain COVID-19

People around the world are wondering how long COVID-restrictions have to last in order to curtail the pandemic. A research study on 36 countries and 50 U.S. states has found that aggressive intervention to contain COVID-19 must be maintained for at least 44 days. The study is co-authored by Professor...

By Imran Ghori | | Business

Economic turmoil expected through second quarter of 2020

COVID-19 will deliver a blow but how bad it will be is yet to be seen

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Why multifamily housing is expensive to build in Los Angeles

Report calls for policymakers to enact zoning and other reforms

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire helps drive California’s economic expansion

The region has a higher share of job growth than the nation, California as a whole, and neighboring Southern California metros

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire business activity outpacing U.S. GDP growth

Local manufacturing industry remains a key growth sector

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Housing scarcity: the Inland Empire’s natural barrier to economic growth

UCR’s Center for Economic Forecasting says the region’s housing problem is a land use issue solvable at the local level

By Holly Ober | | Business

Governor’s initiative misunderstands inland California’s economies

‘Regions Rise Together’ comparison to coastal regions may distort policy direction

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Business size matters when it comes to economic growth

New analysis finds small businesses are powering establishment growth, but medium and large firms contribute more to job gains

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire business activity jumps following first quarter slowdown

New analysis reveals region’s most and least competitive industries

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire wage gains continue

Wage growth still trails state but fuels impressive jumps in local taxable sales

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business