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Longer Life, Better Health: With a better understanding of how the immune system changes as we age, UCR researchers are paving the way for improving people’s ability to respond to vaccines and infections, enhancing the quality of life for an aging population.


Read more about Maternal Obesity Compromises Babies’ Immune System

Maternal obesity is linked to several adverse health outcomes for the infant that can persist into adulthood, such as type-2 diabetes, heart disease and mortality. But when exactly does the immune system of babies born to obese mothers get compromised? Very early in the baby’s life, according to a new study by a research team led by Ilhem Messaoudi of the University of California, Riverside.

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Read more about Campus Community Invited to Suggest a Better Way

UC Riverside staff, faculty and students have heard four speakers describe best practices in organizational efficiency in a lecture series brought to campus by Ron T. Coley, vice chancellor of business and administrative services, and Maria Anguiano, vice chancellor for planning and budget. Now it is time to pull together a conversation about the way forward for UC Riverside’s infrastructure. A culminating conversation is set for 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26, in HUB 302.

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Other News at UCR Today

25 Years of Engineering at UC Riverside

Gordon Bourns, CEO of Bourns, Inc., was named a Fellow of the college during a festive anniversary party.

About That Water Rationing

In a piece in "The Conversation," John Cook offers examples of how higher education can lead the way when it comes to reducing water waste.

Summer Programs for Kids

UCR Extension has summer opportunities for elementary and middle school students.

Tools to Prevent Sexual Assault

A new toolkit will help California law enforcement agencies and higher education offer transparency on campus sexual assault response.

Rare Instrument Makes Riverside appearance

She started playing at the age of seven. Now she’s one of a few dozen around the world who play this ancient Chinese instrument.

Randall Lewis Seminar

Water: Impact of the drought and new regulations on Inland Southern California.
Wednesday, May 27, 5:30–7:30 p.m.

UCR is Composing Concert

New compositions by UCR graduate students.
Thursday, May 28, 8–9:30 p.m.
Arts Building Performance Lab, ARTS 166

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