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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.

Read more about Maternal Obesity Compromises Babies’ Immune System


Read more about UCR Professors Work on Television Epic

A television drama developed by Robin Russin and Reza Aslan, professors in the M.F.A. in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts program at UC Riverside, will air on ABC this fall. “Of Kings and Prophets” is a one-hour series based on the biblical story of King Saul, the first king of Israel; David, who became the second king of Israel; and the prophet Samuel. It will air Sundays at 10 p.m. in the fall season.

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Other News at UCR Today

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.

Talk to Discuss Sugar Aversion in Cockroaches

Coby Schal of North Carolina State University will give the 2015 Alfred M. Boyce Lecture at UC Riverside, June 1.

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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