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Living the Promise: A pioneer in her field, UCR Assistant Professor Sara Mednick studies the neural mechanisms of learning and memory, a very new field focused on sleep and its importance.

Read more about UCR International Affairs Creates a Team

Once scattered across the campus, the offices that work with international students, staff and faculty are moving together to the third floor of the Surge building. By the end of the month, they will be in new office space, and known collectively as the International Affairs Office. They will report to Vice Provost for International Affairs Kelechi Kalu. International Affairs serves the entire campus, providing a place to connect research programs, study abroad, and facilitate UCR’s activity.

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Read more about New Study by UCR Psychologist May Explain Why Sleep Improves Memory

A team of sleep researchers at UC Riverside, led by psychology professor Sara C. Mednick, has found that the autonomic nervous system, which is responsible for control of bodily functions not consciously directed (such as breathing, heartbeat, and digestive processes) plays a role in promoting memory consolidation – the process of converting information from short-term to long-term memory – during sleep.

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See the Groves Virtually

Givaudan created a 360 degree virtual tour of UCR's Citrus Variety Collection. Use your cursor to cruise up down and around.

College Students Demonstrate Integrity in Learning

Digital textbook responses reveal students choose to study for the sake of learning.

Philosophers Examine Near-death Experiences

Researchers with The Immortality Project publish book, with book signing sessions set in August in Riverside and Los Angeles.

Caps Honor Disney, Potter, Family

Check out the mortarboards that left a lasting impression at UCR’s commencement ceremonies. Pop culture, puns, careers and culture win the weekend.

California Museum of Photography presents FLASH

Through July 2
California Museum of Photography
Video work by the Chicago-based artist; Smith uses the crow as the metaphorical thread through which she binds contemporary sociopolitical commentary.

UCR Botanic Gardens Twilight Tours 2016

Friday, July 15
6:30 p.m.
UCR Botanic Gardens
If you have never been in the Botanic Gardens come nightfall, you are very encouraged to attend this event.The tour lasts about 1.5 hours.

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