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Sierra Magazine has named UCR one of "America's Coolest Schools" for our commitment to green living. It's the third consecutive year we've made the list. Forbes recently ranked Riverside the eighth coolest city in the U.S. using indices of arts and culture, recreation, diversity, foodie culture, and percentage of 20-somethings. When you've got art films, rockin' concerts, brew pubs, Mt. Rubidoux ... and UCR, this is a cool place to be.

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Geneticists from UCR and China have developed a statistical model that predicts the performance of hybrid rice, research that could revolutionize hybrid breeding in agriculture. Crops such as rice and maize depend on hybrid breeding. Without genomic prediction, breeders must grow numerous hybrids to select the best one. This new model could increase grain production around the world, improving food security for millions of people.

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Sunday, August 24
1–3:30 p.m.
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