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New center to address health disparities in inland Southern California

Five-year, $16 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help launch Center for Health Disparities Research at UC Riverside

Center for Social Innovation launches regional platform for public discourse

The SoCal Policy Forum platform is a collaboration between UCR and Southern California News Group
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Want to see California on the rise? Look inland

A new coalition headed by a UCR professor wants to change the way you think about the regions beyond California’s coast

Committee for accurate Inland Empire census count marks formal launch

When it comes to the 2020 census, every person counts; here’s why
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Immigrant Asian American women may be at higher risk for breast cancer

Research highlights differences in risk among Asian American women who immigrated versus their U.S.-born counterparts
By Tess Eyrich | | Health

In higher education, the positives outweigh the negatives

A UC Riverside sociologist’s 35-year survey of American universities offers evidence of surprises and successes
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate

A UCR sociologist is part of a $1.5 million effort to better understand skepticism toward childhood vaccines
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Report paints portrait of Inland Empire’s growing workforce

The region’s job growth exceeds the statewide average, and efforts are underway to ensure more good jobs that allow families to make ends meet
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Speaking science to policy

The Science to Policy program prepares scientists to become trusted advisors to legislators
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Approaching the Vietnam War from another angle

An environmental historian’s book highlights the roles landscapes play in military conflicts
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Loveridge Fellows get a crash course in state politics

UC Riverside expands its presence in California’s capital
By Tess Eyrich | | Students

The future of the town hall is online

Kevin Esterling’s advice to tech companies? Listen to — and learn from — political scientists
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education
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