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To vaccinate or not to vaccinate

A UCR sociologist is part of a $1.5 million effort to better understand skepticism toward childhood vaccines
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

This former cop wants to build trust between communities and police

Fulbright Scholar Roberto Rivera looks to Jamaica as a model of restorative justice
By Tess Eyrich | | Students

Approaching the Vietnam War from another angle

An environmental historian’s book highlights the roles landscapes play in military conflicts
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

UCR poet wins 2018 American Book Award

There was a time when Rachelle Cruz, M.F.A. ’12, had all but given up on getting her poetry collection published. A 10-year labor of love, she recalled sending out “ God’s Will for Monsters ” 20-25 times before taking a two-year break from her attempts. As a last-ditch effort, Cruz submitted her collection to Inlandia Institute’s second annual...
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

A Ph.D. in punk? Only at UC Riverside

Marlen Ríos-Hernández takes a scholarly approach to the mosh pit
By Tess Eyrich | | Students

Rolling out the ‘Red Carpet’

"Yunhee Min & Peter Tolkin: Red Carpet in C" (Nikolay Maslov) Walk into the Culver Center of the Arts, and you’ll immediately find yourself immersed in the new, large-scale exhibition by Yunhee Min and Peter Tolkin. Three gigantic, undulating swathes of red fabric extend toward the entryway, inviting viewers to walk directly onto the massive...
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

UCR Arts exhibition examines architecture and painting

“Painting Architecture” will open at the Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts on Sept. 1
By Madeline Adamo | | University

Nalo Hopkinson enters Neil Gaiman’s ‘Sandman Universe’

Author will pen “House of Whispers,” a new comic series rooted in Afro-Caribbean culture
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Psychologist to explore how brain remembers precise information

A person’s general intelligence and ability to understand language are reliant on the brain’s ability to maintain precise information acquired over a short period of time. To understand how these types of natural vision and cognitive functions are achieved in both healthy populations and individuals at high risk for psychosis, Weiwei Zhang , an...
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Historian’s database offers new view of colonial California

Through his Pobladores Project, Steven Hackel spotlights the non-American Indian settlers and soldiers who lived in California between 1769 and 1850
By Tess Eyrich | | Arts / Culture

Psychologist receives high honor from NAACP

Carolyn Murray is a professor of psychology at UC Riverside. (I. Pittalwala/UCR) RIVERSIDE, Calif.( www.ucr.edu ) – Carolyn B. Murray , a professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded the 2018 Dr. William Montague Cobb Award for special achievements in public health at the local level, presented annually by...

How private prison companies are influencing immigration policy

Groundbreaking study finds increased support for punitive immigration legislation in districts with privately owned or managed ICE detention facilities

$1 million grant reaffirms UCR’s commitment to the humanities

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s gift leverages campaign support to fund 26 faculty fellowships at the Center for Ideas and Society
By Tess Eyrich | | Arts / Culture

Expert available to comment on Mexico’s presidential election

UC Riverside’s Armando Navarro will travel to Mexico City in advance of the July 1 election to survey voters and visit polling places
By Tess Eyrich | | University

Anthropologist plots new use for motion-capture technology

UCR bioarchaeologist Sara Becker plans to use the cutting-edge technique to document traditional labors of indigenous Andean people

Fujimoto family diaries now available online

The UC Riverside Library has completed a six-month digitization process of 45 Fujimoto family diaries totaling more than 24,000 BY MELANIE RAMIRO RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( library.ucr.edu ) – On March 11, 1942, the life of one Riverside family was shattered when United States government officials took local farmer Toranosuke Fujimoto into federal custody...

New poetry collection explores life’s questions, great and small

“The Wilderness” by Maurya Simon is now available. (Jaime Clifford) RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( www.ucr.edu ) — How do you encapsulate several decades of your life? That was the question for Maurya Simon , professor emerita in the Department of Creative Writing and professor of the Graduate Division at the University of California, Riverside, while putting...
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

A mother’s greatest nightmare: Susan Straight broaches school shootings

As of March 8, there have been 14 school shootings so far this year . Since the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., 756 copycat threats have been made targeting schools across the country. For author Susan Straight — and many others around the nation — the topic of school shootings and gun violence has been...
By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Stanislavski at UC Riverside: A place where actors, scholars meet

What does it take to bring together actors and scholars? For Bella Merlin , professor of acting and directing at the University of California, Riverside, it takes a practical acting laboratory. A place where ideas and facts will come together. That’s exactly what Merlin will offer April 6-8 when she brings three internationally acclaimed actor...

How can workers reap more benefits from retail development projects?

Research from two UCR professors looks closely at the impacts of distribution centers like QVC’s Ontario outpost on working communities
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education
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