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Meet the Author: Emily Rapp Black is the author of Poster Child: A Memoir (Bloomsbury USA) and The Still Point of the Turning World (Penguin Press), which was a New York Times Bestseller, an Editor's Pick, and a finalist for the PEN Center Literary Award in Nonfiction.

Read more about Marilyn Fogel Appointed Inaugural Wilbur W. Mayhew Endowed Chair

Marilyn Fogel, a professor of Earth Sciences, was appointed the inaugural Wilbur W. Mayhew Endowed Chair in Geo-Ecology at a Nov. 30 symposium and naming ceremony at the Alumni & Visitors Center.This chair, endowed by an anonymous donor, honors Mayhew’s pioneering work and creates a legacy in his honor. In the 1950s, Mayhew at UCR and his colleague Ken Norris at UCLA, along with many others, were the driving forces behind the creation of the University of California’s Natural Reserve System.

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Read more about UCR Dean of Extension is Named

UC Riverside Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Cynthia K. Larive announced the appointment of Kevin J. Vaughn as Dean of UCR Extension effective January 2, 2018. Dr. Vaughn is an internationally recognized authority on Andean archaeology, ceramic analysis, preindustrial mining, village and household archaeology, and archaeometry.Vaughn has served since 2015 as associate dean of academic affairs for UCLA Extension, the largest continuing education program in California.

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MRB1 Research Teams Announced

In all, eight research teams of faculty principal investigators were invited to move into the building.

Researchers Explore Manipulation of Insect Taste

Applications of UCR study could include controlling spread of mosquito-borne diseases and damage to agricultural crops.

Shining a Light on Plant Growth and Development

UCR researchers have discovered how plants respond to changes in light at the molecular level.

UCR Professors Among Most Highly Cited Researchers

Eight researchers from UCR are among the most frequently cited researchers in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences.

Water Supply Planning for Sustainability

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