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  • Research & Scholarship
    (June 28, 2017) Loren Collingwood, assistant professor of political science, is part of a team of researchers who have received the grant from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Election Data and Science Lab.
  • UCR Assistant Psychology Professor Awarded $225,000 Research Grant
    (June 28, 2017) The Whitehall Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation focused on assisting basic research in vertebrate and invertebrate neurobiology in the U.S.
  • Awards & Honors
    (June 28, 2017) The $20,000 Tanner Fellowship is a nationally competitive, prestigious fellowship that is offered each year to a graduate student in the field of Mormon Studies.
  • Did You Know?
    (June 28, 2017) UCR landscapers gave the CHASS Interdisciplinary building a new xeriscape garden.
  • The Top: 2016-2017 Year in Review (videos included)
    (June 28, 2017) UC Riverside's accomplishments during the 2016-2017 academic year are no small feat. UCR set new records, hosted fundraising campaign symposiums, and celebrated anniversaries. 
  • Leaping Lizards!
    (June 27, 2017) A UC Riverside-led research team reports that the gecko adhesive system may reach its functional limits in extreme situations, such as when a gecko—seeking, for example, to escape a predator— falls/jumps from the canopy of a rainforest.
  • Study Sheds Light on How Ovarian Cancer Spreads
    (June 26, 2017) A team of researchers from the University of California, Riverside and the University of Notre Dame are studying the molecular mechanisms by which ovarian cancer spreads—or metastasizes—to uncover new therapeutic opportunities.
  • Scholarship Deadline Extended to June 30 for UCR Extension Summer Youth STEM Discovery Program
    (June 26, 2017) Wells Fargo is offering 15 scholarships for youth attending UCR Extension's STEM Discovery program in Palm Desert this summer. Deadline to apply has been extended to June 30.
  • UCR Extension Offers Free Lectures in CSI Topics
    (June 26, 2017) UCR Extension's "Evenings with the Experts" series focuses on various CSI topics of interest.
  • New Gene Editing Technique Could Drive Out Mosquito-Borne Disease
    (June 26, 2017) Scientists at UC Riverside and UC Berkeley have demonstrated a way to edit the genome of disease-carrying mosquitoes that brings us closer to suppressing them on a continental scale. The article was published this week in the journal Nature Scientific Reports.

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