Grants to assess the needs of California’s Asian American and Pacific Islander populations
The AAPI Data program at the University of California, Riverside, announced on Feb. 28 the awarding of $1.1 million in grants to research teams at five University of California campuses to probe the needs of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders in California, and to provide a set of...
UCR's founding School of Public Policy dean to step down after a groundbreaking run
As Anil Deolalikar prepared to step down this week as the founding dean of UCR’s School of Public Policy, he reflected on a groundbreaking career marked by repeatedly choosing a more challenging path. Consider when he completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics at Harvard University in 1977 with...
The Colorado River is imperiled; why it matters to you
UC Riverside experts discuss the decline of this major water source for nearly 40 million people in seven states.
Study examines ‘black boxing’ in breast cancer survivorship care
UC Riverside researcher argues important post-treatment information is concealed
School of Public Policy names its second dean
Mark Long has been named dean of UC Riverside’s School of Public Policy effective Jan. 1, 2023. Long is a professor in the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance and an adjunct professor of economics at the University of Washington. He previously served as the Evans School’s associate dean...
Different parental messages about race and ethnicity have different effects on teens’ drug use
Study finds promoting appreciation of ethnic-racial heritage has the potential to bolster youth’s internal resources against substance use
Commencement 2022 to be in person and on campus
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...
Student raises funds on Twitter to buy masks for campus
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...
Is it time to wear a highly efficient medical grade facemask?
UC Riverside experts weigh in
O my, here’s Omicron
UC Riverside experts share their thoughts on the new COVID-19 variant
New model links cultural trauma with health inequalities
UC Riverside researchers offer new interpretation of cultural trauma
Street-based sex workers perform emotional labor to build customer loyalty
Study finds it is an ordinary service business and more like other types of sex work than previously documented
Connecting Classrooms to Congress
New social studies curriculum aims to boost civic education in a polarized nation
Her mother grew up with no shoes. She's about to become a master’s scholar
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.
What UC Riverside scientists have to say about vaccines, variants, and antibodies
Immunity generated by vaccination is better than immunity from an actual infection, says an expert
Experts weigh in on whether COVID-19 is here to stay
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...
Census Legacies looks to perpetuate Census success
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...
Experiencing police violence worsens mental health in distinct ways
Unique effects of police violence create a public health crisis for communities most affected
How to solve California’s digital divide
A quarter of Californians lack meaningful access to the internet at home; here’s why that matters, and how to fix it
This is how we can improve response to the next pandemic
A UC Riverside medical sociologist offers five strategies for combating misinformation and strengthening public health