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Read more about Catch up with the UC Global Food Initiative

The University of California is harnessing its resources to address one of the critical issues of our time: How to sustainably and nutritiously feed a world population expected to reach 8 billion by 2025. From rice to citrus to cowpeas, UCR’s research has changed the way people eat. And the R'Garden delivers home grown produce to UCR dining services.

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Read more about A Step Forward on Biofuels

Researchers at UC Riverside have invented a novel pretreatment technology that could cut the cost of biofuels production by about 30 percent or more by dramatically reducing the amount of enzymes needed to breakdown the raw materials that form biofuels. “Petroleum prices are inherently unstable and will likely return to high prices soon as expensive sources are taken off line,” said Professor Charles Wyman, the Ford Motor Company Chair in Environmental Engineering.

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Other News at UCR Today

Discover Day is Saturday, Feb. 28

Admitted students: time to discover your place at UCR.

Goodbye Spock

UCR faculty members, including Nalo Hopkinson and Derek Burrill, offer a fond farewell to Leonard Nimoy.

Mexico's Moment

Associate Chancellor Cindy Giorgio is quoted in Inside Higher Education about partnerships between the U.S. and Mexico.

Know a Teacher?

A conference co-directed by UCR aims to support teachers of color who work in schools serving students of color.

The Bells will Ring Saturday at 3 p.m.

At the close of Discovery Day Saturday, the carillon bells will ring in honor of William Reynolds, a founding faculty member.

UCR is Dancing 2015

A showcase for original choreography by UCR undergraduate majors and minors
Thursday, March 5–Saturday, March 7
University Theatre

Women's Basketball v. CSUN

Saturday, February 28
5 p.m.
SRC Arena

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