UCR In the News
Rosibel Ochoa, who leads the innovation and entrepreneurship efforts at UCR’s Office of Technology Partnerships, says programs that help students and faculty start companies also help activate the economy.
Kalina J. Michalska, assistant professor of psychology, explains why many people are reluctant to return to office work after 18 months of working from home.
Brendan Rooks, undergraduate student in international affairs and public policy, explains the reasons the reasons President Biden can and should cancel student loan debt.
'He Is Both Monster and Hero': Black Horror Scholars Tell The Root What You Should Know About Candyman
John Jennings, media and cultural studies professor, speaks to The Root about the upcoming Black horror film The Candyman.
Sadrul Ula, an energy infrastructure researcher, discusses PG&E's plan to put 10,000 miles of power lines underground.
Entomologist Jake Cecala demonstrated that even at a third of the label rate, neonicotinoid insecticides killed most of the bees in his study and reduced reproduction by 90% in the few survivors. These insecticides are not safe for bees in any amount, he concludes.
Francesca Hopkins, assistant professor of climate change and sustainability, discusses thinking locally about solutions to the climate crisis, and how to connect with others to stay informed.
The pandemic has dragged on for so long that for many, remote work has become the new normal. Kate Sweeny, a psychology professor, said this has made returning to our old offices an unfamiliar and potentially uncomfortable prospect.
Efforts to improve the environmental health disaster that is the Salton Sea — California’s largest and most polluted lake – may be gaining some traction. However, a group of UC Riverside scientists, engineers, medical experts, and economists have have published a new report warning that these efforts may not succeed without updated scientific research.
Brandon Brown, an epidemiologist and an associate professor of public health and medical ethics, says COVID-19 testing is important before and after travel for both vaccinated and unvaccinated people.
Media and cultural studies professor John Jennings comments on how Black fans of comics haven’t always been welcome in the world of comics, or in nerd culture, and that represents a big opportunity for investors and entrepreneurs.
Wallace Cleaves, associate professor of teaching, and Charles Sepulveda, a UCR alumnus, discuss U.S. land having been taken by force from Indigenous people, and the movement to return available land back to the Tribal communities from which it was taken.
Kalina Michalska, an assistant psychology professor, says there is research supporting the logic of Rep. Takano's plan to shorten the work week, because longer hours lead to stress but not necessarily more productivity.
According to Emily Engelschall, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Services, UCR accepted 32,708 freshman students this year. Factors influencing the record number include COVID-19 uncertainty, removing the SAT requirement, and virtual recruitment having a larger reach and more.
Entomologists Jacob Cecala and Erin Wilson Rankin find that an insecticide commonly used on ornamental plants kills bees even when applied at only 30 percent of the label rate, and even when the plants get a lot of extra water.
Richard Carpiano, a public health expert and professor of public policy, says he supports a new mask order since the delta variant is more transmissible.
Eastside-raised filmmaker’s documentary focuses on diving group chronicling shipwrecks from the slave trade
New documentary focuses on Diving With A Purpose, a group focused on the protection, documentation, interpretation and preservation of shipwrecks from the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Ayana Omilade Flewellen, assistant prof of anthroplogy, is a board member of the organization and is featured in the program.
David Lo, Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Sciences, talks about the Delta Variant, virus transmission, vaccinations, and more.
Tim Lyons, a professor of biogeochemistry, comments on a new theory that Earth got its oxygen because the planet slowed down and days got longer.
L.A.-based interdisciplinary artist Anna Wittenberg's video-enhanced sculptural installation, referencing cattle, sheep and other animals, will be on view Aug. 21 through Feb. 6 at UCR Arts.