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Read more about Eat, Drink, Play

When you ask world-renowned chef Robert Del Grande, Ph.D. ’81, when he decided to pursue the culinary arts, he jokes, “I didn’t decide. I never decided — I still haven’t!” Owner of the revered RDG + Bar Annie in Houston, Texas, Del Grande, 60, is now known for carving the path for modern Southwestern cuisine. You could say that Del Grande helped American cuisine gain its strong foothold in the culinary world. Read about Del Grande, and four other Highlanders, in the new UCR magazine.

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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.

What Are These Ancient Rings?

It's a mystery and Prof. Nigel Hughes is asking the public for help.

Fire Shuts Human Resources Building

Riverside Fire extinguished an electrical fire in the Human Resources building. No one was injured.

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.

Women's Basketball v. CSUN

Saturday, February 28
5 p.m.
SRC Arena

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