Content Tagged with: College Of Humanities Arts And Social Sciences

Pandemic gun-buying binge crosses party lines

A fear for health and safety has driven a record number of American gun sales

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Diversifying the sciences

UC Riverside’s Khaleel Razak and Frances Sladek receive grants from the University of California-Hispanic Serving Institutions Doctoral Diversity Initiative

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Want to save shelter animals? Fight for social justice

Humane communities would endorse animal-friendly affordable housing, living wages, and recognize the importance of human-animal bonds

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Faculty member pens book to help researchers work ‘Online, Offline, and In Between’

Work includes field notes and observations of in-person and virtual research.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

Genetic background may affect adaptions to aging

UC Riverside-led study evaluated individual differences in DNA methylation across 10 years in two Scandinavian samples of same‐sex aging twins

Good fence libraries make good neighbors

UCR author Susan Straight’s fence library continues to serve a Riverside community disproportionately affected by the coronavirus

By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

UC Riverside-led research predicted the pandemic economic recession

“The reality of 2020 hits us in the face and I have never been so prescient in my academic research as with this line of work.”

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Psychologist to study how motor development changes infants’ learning experiences

John Franchak has long been interested in how learning a new motor skill, such as sitting or walking, changes how infants interact with their surroundings. He has now been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to pursue this research question. The four-year grant of nearly $755,000 will help...

This is how we can improve response to the next pandemic

A UC Riverside medical sociologist offers five strategies for combating misinformation and strengthening public health

California Indian scholars to lead conversation on missions

Virtual conference will reexamine mission mythology amid widespread removal of Junipero Serra statues

By Tess Eyrich | | Arts / Culture

Research advances understanding of how the brain focuses while ignoring distractions

UC Riverside mouse study has implications for treating neuropsychiatric diseases such as ADHD and schizophrenia

Couldn’t socially distance? Blame your working memory

UC Riverside-led study highlights critical role working memory capacity plays in social distancing compliance during early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic

First person: Sandra Ayllón on life as a DACA student

The Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to end DACA in a 5-to-4 decision on Thursday, June 18.

By UCR News | | Students

COVID-19: Some faculty-student teams figured out how to continue their research

In the midst of the pandemic, faculty mentored research projects are being supported through CAMP.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Youth who understand mental illness more likely to ask for help later

Research suggests destigmatizing mental illness in schools could increase the likelihood of treatment-seeking for youth who need it

Report charts major growth for Inland Empire nonprofits

Still, UC Riverside researchers warn that without action, the sector’s recent gains could be undone by COVID-19

Author Susan Straight featured in Alta Asks Live

Straight joined writer and critic Heather Scott Partington for a live chat about writing, teaching, and calling Riverside home

By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

This is how our economy can survive the pandemic

Economist Gloria González-Rivera offers insight on how to limit damage

How is Europe responding to the coronavirus pandemic?

In hard-hit Europe, responses to COVID-19 could be lessons for the global community, says political economist Jana Grittersova

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Movement for census awareness swells in Inland Empire

In a two-county region at risk of an undercount, grassroots momentum has grown to ensure participation in the 2020 census