UCR In the News
Research from Patrick Adler at the School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development, shows that access to talent, airport connections and metropolitan-area size are the best determinants of where large companies locate their headquarters.
Myisha Cherry, assistant professor of philosophy and author of the forthcoming book The Case for Rage: Why Anger Is Essential to Anti-racist Struggle, explains how anger channeled into action can help fight injustice.
Joseph Kahne, professor of education and co-director of the Civic Engagement Research Group, worries that vitriolic political rhetoric and threatening behavior at school board meetings across the country are posing a serious threat to democracy.
Jennifer Hung, assistant director of counseling and psychological services, talks about helping students manage their anxiety about coming back to campus.
Courtney R. Baker, associate English professor, discusses the role that visual imagery has played in motivating white people to act against injustice toward Black people.
Matthew P. Conley, an assistant professor of chemistry, has received a three-year grant of $500,000 from the Department of Energy.
Katayoon Dehesh, a molecular biochemist and coauthor of an overview of plant organelle signaling in the Annual Review of Plant Biology, talks about the importance of chloroplasts and related plastids to most forms of life.
“Workers are exhausted, and they’re working very physical jobs,” said Ellen Reese, chair of labor studies at UCR. “Add in the long hours and quick pace of the holiday season, and that can lead to a lot of additional risks.”
Marko Princevac, interim vice provost of international affairs, and David Lloyd, distinguished professor of English, explain why this campaign is more than a humanitarian effort — it’s about promoting academic freedom.
Nigel Hughes, paleontologist and trilobite expert, talks about the difficulty of trying to learn about the function of ancient animals' body parts through fossils.
Richard Carpiano, a UCR public health scientist and sociologist, believes the "silent majority" of Americans who are pro-vaccine and want the pandemic to end will prevail over the vocal minority who refuse to wear masks or get vaccines.
While sadness can increase feelings of “economic impatience” — the desire for a smaller cash award now over a larger one in the future — gratitude has the opposite effect, helping people to delay gratification, according to a 2014 study including researchers from Northeastern University, Harvard and UCR.
Botany professor Meng Chen lead research that discovered a genetic switch to manipulate plant response to environmental conditions including light and temperature.
Linda Ventriglia-Navarrette, researcher with the School of Education, featured in the OC Register.
Jade Sasser, associate professor of gender & sexuality studies, has a discussion about how personal experiences with climate change has impacted her family planning decisions as well as her research.
‘A lot of people with money don’t have wealth’: A political scientist, psychologist and CFP on what makes you ‘wealthy’
Benjamin Newman, an associate professor of public policy and political science, explains that wealthy people justify their class status and assuage their guilt over it by rationalizing that other people could attain what they have, too, if others were to work hard enough.
Daria Pidhorodetska, a doctoral student in UC Riverside’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, led research that shows the soon-to-launch James Webb Space Telescope will be able to show scientists whether Earth-sized planets in our ‘solar neighbourhood’ have the necessary atmosphere to support life.
Juan Pablo Giraldo, an associate professor of Botany and Plant Sciences, is leading a project attempting to grow protection against viruses like COVID-19 by creating edible forms of the shot.
UC Riverside police raise $500 to buy bikes for kids at family housing apartments.
Entomologist Erin Wilson-Rankin helped discover that hummingbirds, contrary to previously held belief, have an active sense of smell that helps them avoid harm.