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Connecting climate change and evolution: Each year UCR Distinguished Professor David Reznick travels to the island of Trinidad to study evolution in natural populations of guppies. His work has revolutionized our understanding of how rapidly organisms evolve and adapt to fast changing environments.

Read more about Readings, Writers and Recitations

Award-winning novelists, poets and journalists will discuss their craft Feb. 2-5, 2015, during the 38th annual Writers Week at the University of California, Riverside. Writers Week is the longest-running, free event devoted to writing and writers in Southern California. Kicking things off at 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 2, is Claudia Rankine, whose “Citizen: An American Lyric” is widely considered to be the frontrunner for this year’s National Book Award.

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Read more about Robert Reich to Speak Feb. 10

Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, who is widely regarded as a leading expert on inequality, work and the economy, will speak at UC Riverside on Tuesday, Feb. 10, as part of the School of Public Policy Seminar Series. “An Evening with Robert Reich” will begin at 4:30 p.m. with a reception on the University Theatre patio. The documentary film “Inequality for All,” which examines widening income inequality in the United States, will screen in the theater from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

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Other News at UCR Today

UC Aims to Reduce the Time to Degree

A college completions conference, held at UCR, drew staff and faculty from all over the UC system.

New Honorees Named for UCR Hall of Fame

Four former student-athletes and one team will be inducted into the UC Riverside Athletics Hall of Fame on March 21.

Reza Aslan on Charlie Rose

UCR Professor Reza Aslan comments about Islam in politics on the Charlie Rose Show.

Villa-Lobos International Chamber Music Fest

Bach Cello Suites
Thursday, January 29
8–9:30 p.m.

Money Matters: Taking Control of Your Retirement

Wednesday, January 28
3–5 p.m.
UCR Palm Desert

Men's Basketball v. CSUN

Saturday, January 31
5 p.m.
SRC Arena

UCR Today

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