Content Tagged with: COVID-19

Campaign crowdfunds over $12,000 for LGBTQIA+ students

The campaign was launched by UCR’s LGBT Resource Center to support students impacted by COVID-19

By Tess Eyrich | | Students, University

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

A look at graduation celebrations — at home

Photos show how two students commemorated their undergraduate journeys.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Graduation with a global perspective

An international education was key for these UCR students’ futures.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Who is and who’s not receiving pandemic-related unemployment aid in Riverside County

Non-Hispanic whites least likely to fall outside of unemployment insurance coverage

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

UC Riverside announces plan for fall 2020 instruction

Plan calls for default to remote instruction with limited in-person classes

By UCR News | | University, Students

Here are the many ways UCR is helping students right now

A list of available resources during this time of uncertainty.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

UC Riverside receives 15,000 surgical masks from Chinese-American philanthropist group

The Chinese Americans Donation Center also donated 1,000 face shields to the School of Medicine

By Holly Ober | | Health, Business

Professor’s own body becomes physiology lab during pandemic

Just call him Professor Guinea Pig. Adapting to remote learning this quarter, Professor Rich Cardullo is performing all the experiments for his human physiology laboratory course — on himself. Picture a video in which your professor puts electrodes on his thighs and has a teaching assistant hit his knees, so...

By Jules Bernstein | | University

How the coronavirus could be prevented from invading a host cell

UC Riverside-led study shows inhibiting two host cell proteases can accomplish the task

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

UCR ARTS goes virtual

Experience 360-degree exhibition tours, artist interviews, hands-on activities, and more from the comfort of home

By Jessica Weber | | Arts / Culture

Scientists to study how lungs respond to worm infections

Research supported by five-year NIH grant may have relevance for COVID-19 patients

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Policymakers are short shrifting the creative economy

COVID-19 health mandates disproportionally affect arts and culture businesses

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

COVID-19 highlights what we have yet to learn about lung mechanics

UC Riverside engineer is working on ways to pre-screen patients with difficulty breathing for earlier intervention

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

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

From UCR’s garden to students’ tables

UCR’s community garden delivers fresh fruit and vegetables to students who remain on campus.

Delays in Lockdown Spike Total Cases, New Study Finds

Delay in lockdowns increase cases by a 15% to 25% per week late; failure to lockdown increases cases 45% to 128%

By UCR News | | Business

How does soap kill the coronavirus?

UC Riverside biomedical scientist Marcus Kaul explains

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Sterilizing surgical masks for safer reuse

UC Riverside engineers are developing low-temperature plasma technology to sterilize masks

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

UC Riverside freshman builds computers for high school students in need

Computer science student helps ensure Covid-19 pandemic won’t hinder academic success in his community

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Students