Growing up in South Central L.A. meant ditching school, becoming a teen mom, and wrestling with her identity as an Afro-Latina — experiences that made this UCR student want to major in public policy.
Immunity generated by vaccination is better than immunity from an actual infection, says an expert
COVID-19 is far from beaten. Vaccines may not be the ultimate panacea to haul us out of the pandemic crisis. In the future, will outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, arrive in waves every winter? Might COVID-19 never go away? Experts at the University of California, Riverside, weigh...
This week, more than 200 leaders from across the United States helped launch Census Legacies, a new community-building effort by the Center for Social Innovation at UC Riverside with partners in philanthropy, government, and community. The initiative aims to build more inclusive and equitable regions, using the same messengers and...
Unique effects of police violence create a public health crisis for communities most affected
A UC Riverside medical sociologist offers five strategies for combating misinformation and strengthening public health
Research suggests destigmatizing mental illness in schools could increase the likelihood of treatment-seeking for youth who need it
Still, UC Riverside researchers warn that without action, the sector’s recent gains could be undone by COVID-19
In a two-county region at risk of an undercount, grassroots momentum has grown to ensure participation in the 2020 census
Sociologist Richard M. Carpiano weighs in on some of the less obvious ways COVID-19 could restructure life as we know it
Ahead of census, UCR-based research initiative offers resource to better understand fastest-growing racial groups in U.S.
A UC Riverside-led survey of cluster hires at universities across the country reveals the widespread practice could be refined
“State of Women in the Inland Empire” is the result of collaboration between UC Riverside’s Center for Social Innovation and Women’s Resource Center
UCR staffers, students are ramping up efforts to ensure a complete count in the Inland Empire and beyond
Five-year, $16 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help launch Center for Health Disparities Research at UC Riverside
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