UCR In the News
A UC Riverside study finds climate change may upend "snowbird" tourism in the Coachella Valley, as vacationers will likely not participate in outdoor activities during days with a predicted heat increase.
Psychiatrist Gerald Maguire's research on and treatment for stuttering are featured.
Ilya Brookwell, assistant professor of media and cultural studies, writes about a digital renaissance for the ancient game of chess.
Ellen Reese, chair of labor studies, talks about the pressure that workers may feel to stay on the job despite the risks presented by the novel coronavirus.
Andrea Polonijo, a postdoctoral fellow at UC Riverside's School of Medicine, talks about why more Black and Latinx people know someone who has died from COVID-19.
Article features School of Medicine psychiatrist Gerald Maguire's research into the role of dopamine in stuttering.
Epidemiologist Brandon Brown explains this year's flu could expose racial and economic disparities in the same way that COVID-19 has done.
Zhiyun Qian, an associate professor of computer science and engineering, talks about the digital vulnerabilities that accompanies the increase in distance learning.
Eamonn Keogh, computer science professor, talks about new technology developed at UC Riverside that protects crops from invasive insects.
Jane Ward, gender and sexuality studies professor, on her discovery that early self-help books for couples were designed to encourage white, middle-class population growth.
Physicist Adam Godzik, newly named the Bruce D. and Nancy B. Varner Presidential Endowed Chair in Cancer Research, will use his award to fund his research into genetic methods of fighting cancer and COVID-19.
Health psychologist Kate Sweeny on the benefits of certain kinds of worrying.
Rolling blackouts: Does Southern California's renewable energy use make the region a victim of its own success?
Sadrul Ula, director of UC Riverside's Winston Chung Global Energy Center, discusses the challenges of filling California's energy needs during a heat wave.
Astrobiologist Stephen Kane talks about his new research, showing there's room for as many as 6 habitable zone planets around some stars, and explains why, then, Earth is on its own.
UC Riverside psychologist Kate Sweeny writes on the benefits of "flow" in alleviating the worry associated with periods of uncertain waiting, highlighted by the current pandemic.
UC Riverside's Department of Physics and Astronomy offers a way to peek at distant galaxies from home, one of several ways to take a virtual look into the night sky.
Political science professor Karthick Ramakrishnan weighs in on whether Kamala Harris might sway a crucial group of voters in the presidential election.
Karthick Ramakrishnan, public policy professor, weighs in on how an American ban on WeChat might affect national politics.
Interim Provost Tom Smith makes the argument to the higher education community for allowing safety to lead the discussion on returning to campus in the midst of the pandemic.