UCR In the News
Karthick Ramakrishnan, a professor of public policy and political science, co-authors a piece about regional efforts to support the leadership of black youth.
Brandon Brown, an associate professor in the UCR School of Medicine, share tips for reducing risk of COVID-19 transmission during protests.
Kate Sweeny, a professor of psychology, discusses how accessing "flow," a state of total absorption in a project, can help people cope with confinement.
The Washington Post profiles Kim Yi Dionne, an assistant professor of political science, in a piece about the ritual of monitoring coronavirus death counts.
Economics professor Gloria Gonzalez-Rivera comments on Los Angeles County's unprecedented rate of unemployment due to the elimination of service-sector jobs in the wake of COVID-19.
Brandon Brown, an associate professor in the UCR School of Medicine, says with COVID-19 still a major health threat, the most responsible social visits are virtual ones.
Karthick Ramakrishnan, a professor of public policy and political science, discusses the findings of a new report on regional nonprofits released by UCR's Center for Social Innovation.
Richard M. Carpiano, a professor of public policy and sociology, explains why different groups have converged to protest stay-at-home orders and other public health guidelines issued in the wake of COVID-19.
Sonja Lyubomirsky, a distinguished professor of psychology, comments on the mood-boosting benefits of gratitude.
Matthew Byrne, a doctoral student in sociology, notes that comparing the tragedy of the COVID-19 pandemic to that of 9/11 "rarely achieves its intended aims."
In a co-authored piece, public policy and sociology professor Richard M. Carpiano lays out four recommendations for improving media coverage of the recent rallies.
Fewer international students expected to return to colleges in California and nation, hurting finances
Magid Shirzadegan, director of the International Students and Scholars office, discusses how COVID-19 might affect international student enrollment at UCR.
According to Doug Yanega, senior museum scientist at UCR’s Entomology Research Museum, Asian giant hornets are a much more manageable threat than you've likely been told elsewhere.
Students from UCR's Department of Computer Science and Engineering assisted with the annual count.
Quinn S. McFrederick, an assistant professor of entomology, explains why fears about "murder hornets" should be based mainly on the ecological consequences of the insect's spread to the U.S.
Sonja Lyubomirsky, a distinguished professor of psychology, writes in The Washington Post about the remarkable resilience she's observed among students coping with the social restrictions brought on by the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Doug Yanega, senior museum scientist at UCR’s Entomology Research Museum, shares tips for attracting beneficial insects to gardens, including by incorporating native plants.
Spider expert and UCR entomologist Rick Vetter discusses the likelihood of being killed by an insect or spider with USA Today.
Richard M. Carpiano, a professor of public policy and sociology, discusses how differences in disadvantage and vulnerability have resulted in COVID-19-related health disparities.
When it comes to grocery stores, the cashier's station is the most dangerous spot of all, says Brandon Brown, an associate professor in the UCR School of Medicine.