Study finds promoting appreciation of ethnic-racial heritage has the potential to bolster youth’s internal resources against substance use
UC Riverside’s class of 2022 will celebrate the milestone of receiving their bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in person and on campus. In early June, the campus will finally welcome graduating Highlanders to the commencement stage, where their friends, families, and fans can cheer them on as they cross the...
There's the fear of catching COVID-19, and then there's the anxiety that comes with buying the right mask. UCR experts advise the first pick for face coverings should be the N95 mask, the second the KN95 mask, and the third a combination of the surgical mask worn under a cloth...
UC Riverside experts weigh in
UC Riverside researchers offer new interpretation of cultural trauma
Study finds it is an ordinary service business and more like other types of sex work than previously documented
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