A UC Riverside-led team has learned what happens to the roots of rice plants when they’re confronted with two types of stressful scenarios: too much water, or too little. These observations form the basis of new protective strategies.
Xóchitl C. Chávez, assistant professor of music at UCR, is a co-principal investigator.
Vanessa Hua’s latest novel "Forbidden City" explores the little-known history and influence of the teenage revolutionaries in Chairman Mao’s inner circle
UC Riverside was ranked No. 40 on Money magazine’s latest “Best Values” college ranking, released May 16. It represents an increase of eight places over Money's last best value list, on which UCR ranked No. 48. Among public universities, UCR ranked No. 31 on the list, up from No. 32...
UC Riverside has named Monique Michelle Dozier as its vice chancellor for University Advancement. Dozier is currently vice president for Advancement and chief advancement officer at Morehouse College in Atlanta, which is the nation’s only historically Black liberal arts college dedicated to educating and developing men of color, specifically Black...
Marilyn Fogel, endowed geoecology professor at UC Riverside, died on May 11 in Mariposa, Calif. She was 69. She pioneered the use of isotopes to understand the life history of organisms, both modern and ancient. In so doing, she helped develop biogeochemistry as a new field of science and earned...
He is a UC Riverside icon, beloved even, and yet discouraged from attending official university events. Before his refresh, at least, he had the appearance of having been through it. Sun-bleached, sort of grubby, like he was on the losing side of a fight at the juice bar. He is...
The film was directed by UCR Professor Robin Uriel Russin and written by UCR alum Andrew Justvig.
The worst fire impacts this year are predicted to hit Northern California’s higher elevation forests and Southern California’s chaparral-clad mountainous National Forest lands. To aid recovery, UC Riverside ecologists are collaborating with the US Forest Service to target these spots with new post-fire ecological restoration strategies.
The discovery will improve biofuel production from algae and help develop heat-tolerant crops.
Accurate atmospheric measurements directly over their farm can help farmers fight climate change
Colorful nonpareils can uniquely identify drug capsules and counterfeit fashions
Study finds promoting appreciation of ethnic-racial heritage has the potential to bolster youth’s internal resources against substance use
Two-pronged technique detects manipulated facial expressions and identity swaps
Scientists at UC Riverside have a shot at eradicating a deadly threat to vineyards posed by the glassy-winged sharpshooter, just as its resistance to insecticide has been growing.
Algae’s ability to establish symbiosis in coral without photosynthesis could help fight coral bleaching
Tom Morton, a professor emeritus of chemistry at the University of California, Riverside, died March 3, 2020. He is remembered as a global citizen and scientist who embraced foreign languages and cultures, demonstrated a cross-disciplinary passion for scientific research, and who showed concern for the environment.