UCR In the News
Derek Burrill, an associate professor of media and cultural studies, discusses the history of shared virtual spaces as they become a popular alternative to in-person gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Eric Focht, a staff research associate in the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, says when it comes to avocados, we often incorrectly associate browning or discolored fruit with being bad, overripe, or even rotten.
Alisa Bierria, an assistant professor of ethnic studies, discusses the broader legacy behind the movement to "Defund the Police," reaching back to Angela Davis and other Black feminist radicals of the 1970s.
Ann Cheney, an assistant professor in UCR’s Department of Social Medicine, Population, and Public Health, writes about her experience leading health care outreach efforts in the Coachella Valley during a pandemic.
The Sacramento Bee interviews Richard M. Carpiano, a professor of public policy and sociology, about the anti-vaccine and anti-government groups already leading the charge against the coronavirus vaccine.
Katherine Stavropoulos, an assistant professor of special education, writes about why it's important for individuals with autism and first responders to have the tools and training to interact with each other more successfully.
Distinguished Professor of Psychology Sonja Lyubomirsky shares why watching cute or funny content online could be an unlikely wellness tool.
Christopher Thornberg, director of UCR's Center for Economic Forecasting and Development, explains why he has an optimistic outlook when it comes to California's economy.
Inside Science features research by Nathaniel Gabor, an associate professor of physics, about why plants appear green.
Makeda Kumasi, a UC Riverside dance lecturer, discusses the holiday's renewed significance in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody and the wave of protests that have followed.
KVCR speaks with Dr. Sam Zidovetzki, who teaches in the UCR School of Medicine, about volunteering at a hospital in New York's South Bronx.
Still, human being are "remarkably resilient" and able to adapt to almost everything, says Sonja Lyubomirsky, a distinguished professor of psychology.
EdSource speaks with Associate Provost Ken Baerenklau about the fate of large lecture halls and how new designs might reinvigorate the format.
Brandon Brown, an associate professor in the UCR School of Medicine, recommends that protesters familiarize themselves with COVID-19 symptoms so it’s easier to act as soon as possible if necessary.
Two UCR engineers — Cesunica Ivey and Kent Johnson — comment on how a backlog in the supply chain for crude oil and refined products has resulted in emissions that could affect the long-term health of at-risk and underserved coastal communities.
Psychology Today features research from UCR psychologists who assert the world is a more similar and unified place than most people think.
Black entrepreneurs receive support from Coachella Valley and beyond, inspiring some to 'keep going'
Karthick Ramakrishnan, a professor of public policy and political science, discusses efforts UCR's Center for Social Innovation is undertaking to study black-owned businesses in the Inland Empire.
Self speaks with Brandon Brown, an associate professor in the UCR School of Medicine, about the riskiness of a variety of activities as more and more states reopen to the public.
Sydney Glassman, an assistant professor of microbiology and plant pathology, writes in The Press-Enterprise about the urgency of investing in research and higher education to drive California's economy.
LLoyd Levine, a senior policy fellow in UCR's School of Public Policy, shares how the coronavirus pandemic has revealed that broadband internet should be treated as a public utility.