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News and Events

Discovering Missing Body Parts of Ancient Fossils

(March 31, 2015)

Certain specimens of the fossils Dickinsonia are incomplete because ancient currents lifted them from the sea floor, UC Riverside paleontologists have found.

Lecture Series to Address the Science of Food and Health

(March 31, 2015)

A lecture series on the science of food and health begins on April 9 at UC Riverside.

Walk Riverside Results to be Presented April 9

(March 26, 2015)

Results of a UC Riverside study to promote walkable neighborhoods in Riverside will be presented on April 9 at 5:30 p.m. at CE-CERT.

The Search for ET

(March 25, 2015)

UC Riverside's Mario De Leo Winkler will give a free public talk on campus April 2: “Scientific Search for Extraterrestrial Life.”

U.K. Health Policy Researcher to Speak April 9

(March 25, 2015)

Mike Saks, a health policy researcher in the U.K., will discuss the changing medical profession in Britain and the United States on April 9.

Free Public Lecture on Cancer Drug Discovery

(March 25, 2015)

A renowned investigator in the fields of chemical biology and cancer biology will give the Bryan Earl Kohler Distinguished Lecture at UC Riverside on April 1.

Poetry Then, Poetry Now: A Poet Laureate and His Legacy

(March 24, 2015)

April is National Poetry Month. UCR Professor of Poetry Emeritus Juan Felipe Herrera could not possibly contain himself to just one month, however, nor even to a single year.

Q & A With Soybean Oil Researchers

(March 24, 2015)

UC Riverside scientists answer questions to provide additional explanation of the research they undertook on soybean oil.

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