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  • Who Says?
    (September 20, 2017) "It permanently erases the fear memory. We no longer see the relapse of fear." -Jun-Hyeong Cho assistant professor of molecular, cell systems and biology, on his recent research into utilizing pathways of light to remove negative memories. The research could provide integral treatment for sufferers of PTSD. THE GUARDIAN
  • Who Says?
    (September 20, 2017) "We’re the first people in the world to do it. If it is successful, it could potentially increase the available geothermal power by a factor of 10." -Wilfred Elders, professor of geology emeritus, on his work with the Iceland Deep Drilling Project, where scientists are harnessing geothermal energy to use as a renewable energy source. TIME MAGAZINE
  • Research & Scholarship
    (September 20, 2017) Kirtland Turner's research demonstrates that the PETM onset likely occurred over less than 5,000 thousand years.
  • Awards & Honors
    (September 20, 2017) The associate professor of management and associate dean for the School of Business undergraduate program, will be participating in the program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Did You Know?
    (September 20, 2017) Eyes of Hope has partnered with Vision Service Plan (VSP) Global to work with local communities to collect gently used eyewear. UC Riverside is supporting that effort.
  • Campus Kicks off the School Year with Annual Chancellor’s Picnic (photo slideshow)
    (September 20, 2017) The Sept. 12 event welcomed staff and faculty to the 2017-18 school year. 
  • Get Into the UCR Spirit
    (September 20, 2017) Student Life is working to reinvigorate the tartan soul spirit among staff and faculty with "R'Day."
  • UC Riverside Celebrates Launch of Bilingualism Matters
    (September 20, 2017) Professors Judith Kroll and Covadonga Lamar Prieto are set to debut the first West Coast branch of the program Bilingualism Matters at UCR.
  • MSRIP Celebrates 30 Years of Preparing Students for Graduate Research Careers
    (September 19, 2017) The eight-week summer program culminated with a symposium in which 38 students presented research projects to faculty, staff, and their peers.
  • Charmaine Craig Named to 2017 National Book Awards Longlist in Fiction
    (September 19, 2017) The National Book Foundation has included a novel by UCR's Charmaine Craig on the 2017 National Book Awards Longlist in Fiction.

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