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Living the Promise: UCR Associate Professor, Seema Tiwari-Woodruff’s research supports the development of a drug compound to battle multiple sclerosis — a disease in which the immune system attacks the central nervous system, breaking down the protective cover coating the axons of nerve fibers in the brain and spinal cord.


Read more about Framework for Revised Undergraduate Experience Survey Developed at UCR

Launched this spring, the revised version of the University of California’s Undergraduate Experience Survey (UCUES) broadens how universities measure their contributions to student development by placing more emphasis on experiences that occur outside the classroom. The survey is administered to students at the nine UC campuses offering undergraduate programs. It is also given to students at 15 other Association of American Universities (AAU) members and 11 international partners.

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Read more about Five UCR Professors Among Most Influential Scientists in Their Fields

Five UCR professors are among the 165 UC faculty named as the most influential scientists in their fields in 2015, a number unmatched by any other university in the world, according to an analysis by Thomson Reuters. The UC system led the 2015 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers list, which named more than 3,000 scientists from around the globe whose work was in the top 1 percent of most referenced research in academic journals from 2003 to 2013.

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Other News at UCR Today

Town Hall 3 p.m. Tuesday

Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox will hold a town hall at 3 p.m. Tuesday in University Theatre. The event will be webcast live.

Two Selected for USAID Fellowships

Two UCR graduate students tackle international development projects, working on cacao farming and safer air.

UCR Historian Honored for Diversity Work

The City of Riverside names a diversity award for Professor Carlos Cortés.

Super Bowl Sunday is like a Guacamole Holiday

Listen to a KVCR public radio story on UCR's avocado tasting days, just in time for the Super Bowl.

Black History Month Lecture Series

Tuesday, February 9
6:30 p.m.
Olmsted 1208
Àdisà Àjàmú, executive director of the Atunwa Collective, presents a talk on "Under the FUBU is a Guru: Genius, Activism and Meaningful Black Manhood.”

Outpost Concert Series: Ogni Suono

Wednesday, February 10
7 p.m.
Culver Center of the Arts
Noa Even and Phil Pierick formed Ogni Suono in 2009 to expand and promote contemporary music for saxophone duo.

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