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A Walk in the Park The UCR Botanic Gardens feature more than 3,500 plant species from around the world for visitors and researchers to see, study and enjoy.


Read more about A National Focus on the Gathering of the Tribes Summer Program

An Associated Press story highlights a summer program designed to make sure Native American teenagers feel comfortable on a college campus. Many times those teens decide to come to UC Riverside. The university has helped change perspectives on the research and history of Native communities in Southern California and beyond. A magazine story shows how.

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Read more about There's a Reason Those Fish are Brightly Colored

A team of biologists led by David Reznick found that fish species with placentas tend to have males that do not have bright coloration, ornamentation or courtship displays. They tend to be much smaller than the males of species without placentas. They also tend to be very well endowed, enabling males to sneak up on females to mate with them without the formality of courtship. The work is published in the latest issue of the journal Nature.

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Other News at UCR Today

Why Russia Wants a Ceace Fire

Paul J. D’Anieri, UCR's new provost, writes an opinion piece for the Washington Post that says a cease fire in Ukraine only helps the Russian insurgents.

Using Sand to Improve Battery Performance

Researchers at Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery that outperforms the current industry standard by three times.

Gluck Foundation Grant Comes In

The Gluck Foundation awards $555,000 to continue UCR's community-based workshops, summer arts camp.

Cleaner Lawnmowers

UCR students create a device that cuts harmful emissions from lawnmowers, which emit 11 times the air pollution of a new car.

Stephen Shore: Uncommon Places

A photographic exploration of America
Culver Center of the Arts
Through September 6

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