UCR In the News
Anthropological archaeologist Nawa Sugiyama led a team that used LIDAR ("light" and "radar") scanning to reveal the contours of the ancient city Teotihuacan – much of it now built over and hidden from view.
In an article about women in their 40s and beyond mastering new skills, UCR psychology researcher Rachel Wu is quoted related to her studies on adult cognitive growth.
Juan Pablo Giraldo, associate botany professor, is leading an effort to turn edible plants into mRNA vaccine factories.
Ellen Reese, chair of the labor studies program, has co-edited books about Amazon culture. After interviewing 82 of their warehouse workers, she found many were very concerned with the work rates and felt they often had to corners around safety.
Juan Pablo Giraldo, associate professor of botany and plant sciences, is leading an effort to turn edible plants into mRNA vaccine factories.
Ellen Reese, sociology professor and chair of labor studies, discusses AB 701, which would require companies operating warehouses in California to disclose productivity quotas and tracking information to employees and government agencies.
Tod Goldberg and Susan Straight, creative writing professors, were both selected as best authors of the Inland Empire for 2021.
Karthick Ramakrishnan, a professor of political science, said Asian Americans saw big turnouts in 2018 and 2020, especially among the younger voters. That could continue and be a good sign for Newsom since the population as a whole traditionally leans Democrat.
For the third consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has named UC Riverside the top university in the nation for social mobility.
English Professor Courtney Baker pays tribute to late actor Michael K. Williams.
Ellen Reese, chair of labor studies, discusses the potential impact of a state law that would require Amazon to disclose any quotas it applies to workers, which would allow regulators to assess whether its employees have sufficient time for breaks, or if performance goals are affecting the health and safety of workers in other ways.
Karthick Ramakrishnan, a professor of public policy, said an emerging pattern of writing off elections as fraudulent is not a healthy sign for democracy.
On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, novelist and UCR Creative Writing professor Laila Lalami urges us to not only remember 9/11, but also the long-lasting effects of the government's response.
Entomologist Erin Wilson Rankin finds, contrary to previously held scientific belief, that hummingbirds have a sense of smell, and they use it to stay away from potentially dangerous insects.
Professor of creative writing Reza Aslan writes about his hopes that the television he creates can help broaden viewers' awareness and understanding.
Patricia Cardoso’s ‘Real Women Have Curves’ was landmark Latina cinema, but Hollywood shut her out. Until now
Professor Patricia Cardoso's groundbreaking film "Real Women Have Curves" will be part of Significant Movies and Movie Makers gallery at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, opening Sept. 30.
Psychology Professor Aaron Seitz talks about a new project to digitize Alzheimer's testing, which could potentially lead to better disease predictions.
Psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky explores why happiness often slips through our fingers, and how we can savor — and stretch out — our joys.
Rosibel Ochoa, who leads the innovation and entrepreneurship efforts at UCR’s Office of Technology Partnerships, says programs that help students and faculty start companies also help activate the economy.
Kalina J. Michalska, assistant professor of psychology, explains why many people are reluctant to return to office work after 18 months of working from home.