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Celebrating Our Diversity: UC Riverside's long history of support for the LGBT community has changed student's lives and created an inclusive atmosphere for many students.


Read more about UCR Student Discovers New Firefly Species

Doug Yanega, senior museum scientist, said Joshua Oliva collected a firefly specimen near Topanga, Calif. that turned out to be a new species. “He wasn’t 100 percent certain it was a firefly, and brought it to me for confirmation,” Yanega said. “I know the local fauna well enough that within minutes I was able to tell him he had found something entirely new to science. I don’t think I’ve seen a happier student in my life.”

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Read more about Fighting Poverty Through the School of Public Policy

The grand challenge facing San Bernardino and cities elsewhere is precisely why we founded a School of Public Policy at UCR. We are located at the epicenter of many of the complex challenges facing our country, not too dissimilar to the problems confronting cities in the developing world. And these problems can be solved – with smart, evidence-based policy-making. Who better to solve these problems than the people who face them every day?

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Other News at UCR Today

UCR Alumna Brenda Martinez Makes National Team

Track star Brenda Martinez will compete in the 2015 World Championships in Beijing, China in August.

Tamica Smith Jones Named Director of Athletics

Jones has 15 years of experience working in collegiate athletics.

The Supreme Court and Same-sex Marriage

UC Riverside scholars available to discuss culture shifts and political fallout from court ruling to uphold gay marriage.

Leading Geneticist Named to Endowed Chair

Professor Sue Wessler has been named to an endowed chair, devoted to STEM education.

Better Blueberries

UCR researchers discover a safer way to keep bugs away from our blueberries.

Soldiers in Dresses

Soldadera, guest curated for the Vincent Price Art Museum by UC Riverside professor Jennifer Doyle, on view until August 1, 2015.

Summer STEM Program for Kids Grades 3–8

Register today for Expanding Horizons

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