UCR In the News
Brandon Brown, an epidemiologist and public health and medical ethics professor, says vaccine passports are a helpful way to encourage people to get vaccines, and that a vaccine requirement for travel isn't a new idea.
Richard M. Carpiano, professor of public policy and sociology, says the idea of a vaccine passport raises privacy concerns, including fears of government monitoring and how third parties might use medical information.
Edward Chang, a Korean American professor of ethnic studies, says as victims of racial hatred, Asians need to become more active against injustice, reporting cases of hate incidents and fight back, and demanding representation.
Raised to identify as Black, Harris steps into role as a voice for Asian Americans amid rise in hate incidents
Political scientist Karthick Ramakrishnan says that during the presidential race, Vice President Kamala Harris received an outpouring of enthusiasm among South Asians and among Asian Americans more broadly.
A team led by Kenichiro Tsukamoto, an assistant professor of anthropology, discovered surprising remains near the borders of Belize and Guatemala.
Astrophysicist Stephen Kane thinks one of the best arguments for Venus missions is that they will help us understand exoplanets, since Venus and Earth likely looked very similar for most of their history.
David Lo, professor of biomedical sciences and senior associate dean of research, says the risk of a COVID-19 outbreak in a community is high, because it only takes one infected person to start it.
Interview with John Jennings, media and cultural studies professor, on whether Black superheroes in fiction can impact the culture at large.
UCR political scientist Ben Newman adds perspective to a discussion of the mass shooting this week at a Colorado supermarket.
Yujie Men, assistant professor of chemical and environmental engineering, is trying to learn how microbes could help break down PFAS - environmental contaminants that are difficult to degrade.
Virologist Juliet Morrison weighs in on what people should and should not do after vaccination.
Sonja Lyubormirsky, psychology professor, co-authored a report showing the U.S. has dipped in happiness rankings.
Medical sociologist Andrea Polonijo offers her expertise on what steps people can take, now, to stay healthy - and help others stay healthy too.
Psychology Professor Sonja Lyubormirsky’s study on happiness shows the U.S. with larger gaps in rankings between rich and poor than most other wealthy countries.
Sociologist Ellen Reese says more and more workers are joining the ranks of the underpaid who have no path to stable employment. To make gains, she says they will need to organize.
The Press Enterprise reviews “Still Water Saints,” the debut novel by Alex Espinoza, who studied writing at UCR with Susan Straight.
Anthropology professor Kenichiro Tsukamoto helped uncover the 1,300-year-old remains of a Maya diplomat near the border of Belize and Guatemala, and was surprised by what he learned from them.
Education professor Tara Yosso says the pandemic could usher in an increased appreciation for students with strengths from dealing with an untenable set of challenges.
Kenichiro Tsukamoto, an assistant professor of anthropology, talks about insights from the remains of a Mayan man, buried 1,300 years ago, who helped forge an alliance between two powerful dynasties.
Edward T. Chang, ethnic studies professor, helps explain conflicts that have arisen at Korean-owned businesses.