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Join Us September 30th for this Year's Block Party: The first big bash of the year and exclusively for UCR students, Block Party is an annual outdoor music festival where Highlanders come together to celebrate the start of the school year. Check out highlights of last year's event.


Read more about Water Conservation Can Have Unintended Consequences

Conventional wisdom dictates water conservation can only benefit communities affected by drought. But researchers at UCR have deduced that indoor residential conservation can have unintended consequences in places where systems of wastewater reuse have already been implemented, diminishing both the quantity and quality of influent available for treatment.The researchers outlined their findings in a recent paper, which appears online in the journal Water Research.

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Read more about UCR Celebrates Launch of Bilingualism Matters

The ability to speak two languages is considered a coveted social and professional advantage in an increasingly globalized society. Less frequently discussed, however, are the cognitive benefits that bilingualism offers to speakers.According to the University of California, Riverside’s Judith Kroll, distinguished professor of psychology and director of UCR’s Bilingualism, Mind, and Brain Lab, bilingualism’s consequences are evident over the entire lifespan.

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Living the Promise: The Campaign for UC Riverside

Other News at UCR Today

Charmaine Craig Earns Prestigious Nomination

UCR Professor Charmaine Craig’s novel “Miss Burma” included on the 2017 National Book Awards Longlist in Fiction.

New Hosts for Chagas Disease Vectors Identified

UC Riverside data will help impede the spread of Chagas Disease, which affects 8 million people worldwide.

‘Riverdale’ star Luke Perry to star in ‘Class’

Charles Evered, professor of playwriting and founding artistic director of the Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production at UCR, will write and direct the film adaptation of his play “Class.”

MSRIP Celebrates 30th Anniversary

UC Riverside’s Mentoring Summer Research Internship Program (MSRIP) helped celebrate its 30th anniversary this year by honoring 38 participants.

Sleep Dealer

Friday, Sep. 29
7 p.m.
Culver Center of the Arts

UCR Women’s Volleyball v. Hawaii

Saturday, Sep. 30
7 p.m.
SRC Arena

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