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Fall 2022

Barbara Baer-Imhoof and Boris Baer


The Baers and the Bees

Meet Barbara Baer-Imhoof and Boris Baer, the married UCR entomologists at the forefront of the fight to save honey bees — and our future.

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Jaqueline Norman


UCR, Style, and Jacqueline Norman

Campus architect Jacqueline Norman is preserving UCR’s unique architectural history.

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Physicists Allen Mills (left) and Harry Tom


The Odd Couple

This unlikely pair of physicists may be polar opposites, but that hasn’t stopped their decades-long friendship — and equally long joint experiments.

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Litty Mathew and Melkon Khosrovian, co-founders of Greenbar Distillery.


That’s the Spirit

UCR alumna Litty Mathew of LA’s Greenbar Distillery built a business around sustainability, serving up carbon negative cocktails.

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Kim Yi Dionne


We’re Listening

Political scientist Kim Yi Dionne is training the next generation of scholars on how to spur public engagement in politics.

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Kangaroo Rat


A Kangaroo Rat’s Tale

Thanks to researcher Joe Messin, this vulnerable critter has hopped off the endangered species list.

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By the Numbers: Southern California Newspaper Archive



Southern California Newspaper Archive

UCR is digitizing 22 SoCal newspapers, safeguarding 150 years of local journalism.

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Office Hours with Terry Nguyen



The Sound of Music


Terry Nguyen connects with her Japanese roots as leader of UCR’s Taiko Ensemble.

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Highlander Highlight - Flynn Cameron



Like Father, Like Son


Flynn Cameron joined the New Zealand Tall Blacks for the 2022 FIBA Asia Cup in summer.

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Alumni Profile - Jasmine Elizabeth Smith



The Poet

For Jasmine Elizabeth Smith, there’s power in poetry as advocacy.

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Preview images of featured books



Page Turners

A look at recently published works by UCR faculty, staff, and alumni.

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Student Spotlight of Elysha Castillo



Elysha Castillo

This fourth-year sociology major is leaving a legacy of student advocacy at UCR.

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Remembrances of alumni, faculty, and staff included in the fall 2022 issue of UCR Magazine.


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