Content Tagged with: COVID-19

The consequences of calling COVID-19 a ‘Chinese virus’

Political scientist Kim Yi Dionne explains why responses to COVID-19 reveal a failure to learn from history

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

It's all about bite-sized pieces

Annie Ditta’s graduate school training was in fixation. As she says, “I got fixated on fixation.” Her familiarity with fixation is useful as instructors at the University of California, Riverside, must reinvent how they teach within the space of two weeks. On March 14, UCR announced instruction for spring quarter...

Navigating UCR’s swift transition to remote learning

With directives to suspend in-person classes in response to COVID-19, UCR moves to campus wide online instruction

By Jessica Weber | | University

Bingeing in the time of coronavirus

State and federal officials are asking Americans to stay home during the COVID-19 pandemic. So is it possible to find an entertaining activity that provides a small respite from our larger societal worries? Derek Burrill, associate professor of media and cultural studies at UC Riverside, has created a list of...

Professor shares tips for surviving ‘Pandemic University’

Juliette Levy has taught online for almost a decade; here’s what she wants professors and students to keep in mind as they navigate the transition to online learning

New drug target found for COVID-19

Scientists discover critical protein complex that lets virus hide from immune system

By UCR News | | Health

Economic turmoil expected through second quarter of 2020

COVID-19 will deliver a blow but how bad it will be is yet to be seen

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

This UC Riverside professor was ready for the shift to online instruction

Frank Vahid has been using web-based teaching tools and incorporating online instruction into his courses since 2012

New coronavirus protein reveals drug target

Drugs previously in development for SARS could be effective for COVID-19

By UCR News | | Health