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  • UCR Hosts Immigration, Poverty Conference May 5
    (April 27, 2017) he relationship between immigration and poverty is understudied and not well-understood, and will be examined in a one-day conference on May 5.
  • The Upside of Worrying
    (April 27, 2017) Worry — it does a body good. And, the mind as well. A new paper by Kate Sweeny, psychology professor at the University of California, Riverside, argues there’s an upside to worrying.
  • Photo Recap: Highlander Day of Service 2017
    (April 26, 2017) Alumni, students, friends, and family devoted their Saturday morning to service projects that benefited communities in Riverside, San Bernardino, Los Angeles, and Orange counties. Alumni in Oakland, Washington, D.C., and London also represented UCR in their own communities.
  • Human Resources: Finding the Best Candidates for UCR
    (April 26, 2017) The talent acquisition team is also available to assist other campus human resource managers with any hiring processes.
  • Barley Genome Sequenced
    (April 26, 2017) Looking for a better beer or single malt Scotch whiskey? A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside may have you covered. They are among a group of 77 scientists worldwide who have sequenced the complete genome of barley, a key ingredient in beer and single malt Scotch. The research, 10 years in the making, was just published in the journal Nature.
  • Mind Bending Ideas Made Simple
    (April 26, 2017) Community members and journalists are invited toUC Riverside’s Grad Slam finals, which will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, May 1 at the UCR Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts, 3834 Main St., Riverside. Please RSVP to attend this free event.
  • Who Says?
    (April 26, 2017) "My biggest concern is for the (Paris) climate agreement, and science in general." -Kathy Platt, previous UCR laboratory researcher, on her decision to march on Earth Day over concerns regarding the future of scientific research. THE NEW YORK TIMES
  • Research & Scholarship
    (April 25, 2017) The residency is primarily for military veterans who are writers, painters, musicians, and artists of all kinds.
  • Did You Know?
    (April 25, 2017) Students, staff, and faculty members are invited to celebrate Mental Health Month in May.
  • Awards & Honors
    (April 25, 2017) He was selected for long-time leadership in bringing together research, outreach, education, management, and policy in the creation of natural protected areas and the development of conservation programs.

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