News Articles with Topic: Social Science / Education
Research suggests more effort is needed to help college men apply the concept of sexual consent to their everyday lives
Sociologist Richard M. Carpiano weighs in on some of the less obvious ways COVID-19 could restructure life as we know it
Political scientist Kim Yi Dionne explains why responses to COVID-19 reveal a failure to learn from history
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...
UC Riverside researchers’ mouse studies also show how a common nutrient can help babies of alcoholic moms
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
Research pinpoints a major source of de facto discrimination against LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness
Frank Vahid has been using web-based teaching tools and incorporating online instruction into his courses since 2012
Acne treatment including the highly effective acne medication isotretinoin should be made more readily available despite reports of its association with depression and teen suicide. That’s the implication of a study just published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Isotretinoin has been linked to depression and suicide...
Groundbreaking film follows the college experiences of five Southern California students on the spectrum
A $10 million grant to psychology researcher Rebekah Richert will fully implement a network of international researchers who will study how religion impacts children’s world views.
Ahead of census, UCR-based research initiative offers resource to better understand fastest-growing racial groups in U.S.
University governing boards are severely understudied; here’s why that matters, and what one researcher is doing to fix it
A UC Riverside-led survey of cluster hires at universities across the country reveals the widespread practice could be refined
Democrats and Republicans will share one important aspect of the 2020 presidential election in common, a UCR psychologist asserts, based on her recently published research. They will experience similar levels of anxiety. A recent Associated Press poll found 53% of voters described themselves as anxious about the 2020 election. In...
If people are educated on recycled water, they may come to agree it’s perfectly safe and tastes as good — or better — than their drinking water. They may even agree it’s an answer to the critical water imbalance in California, where the northern third of the state holds 75%...
For Margaret Nash, recognizing who “granted” the land is key to acknowledging a history of American Indian dispossession
“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