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Research finds support for ‘Trump effect’

Racially inflammatory speech by political elites can embolden members of the public to express their own prejudice

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

AAPI Data releases mapping tool for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Ahead of census, UCR-based research initiative offers resource to better understand fastest-growing racial groups in U.S.

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

How cluster hiring at U.S. research universities has fared

A UC Riverside-led survey of cluster hires at universities across the country reveals the widespread practice could be refined

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Why voting is important

A UC Riverside student leads voter registration campaign to get classmates to the polls.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Report provides introduction to Inland Empire’s women

“State of Women in the Inland Empire” is the result of collaboration between UC Riverside’s Center for Social Innovation and Women’s Resource Center

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Here’s how UC Riverside is preparing for the 2020 census

UCR staffers, students are ramping up efforts to ensure a complete count in the Inland Empire and beyond

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