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Waiting for Uncertain News Is Easier for Some People than for Others

(November 26, 2014)

Waiting for uncertain news, such as the outcome of a job search or medical test, is easier for some people than others. For the first time, UC Riverside psychologists have identified when and for whom waiting periods are most difficult, findings that may help in developing coping strategies.

Conference to Explore Renaissance Visualizations of the Human Body

(November 24, 2014)

International scholars will gather Dec. 12-13 for a conference about the history of the body and medicine in illustrated books from the 15th to the 18th century at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. The conference is organized by Jeanette Kohl, associate professor of art history.

“RezErect” Curators to Discuss Indigenous Sexuality

(November 21, 2014)

The co-curators of a groundbreaking exhibit of Native erotic art will discuss the exhibition, Native American sexuality and indigenous curatorial practices at UC Riverside on Dec. 2.

Sixties Activist, Writer Todd Gitlin to Lecture Dec. 3

(November 21, 2014)

Writer, sociologist and ‘60s activist Todd Gitlin will discuss “Where Did All the Occupiers Go?” in a lecture on Dec. 3.

Regents Approve Long-term Stability Plan for Tuition and Financial Aid

(November 20, 2014)

The University of California Board of Regents approved today (Nov. 20) a five-year plan for low, predictable tuition that, together with modest state funds, would allow UC to enroll more California students, maintain the university's strong financial aid program and invest in educational quality. The plan authorizes UC to increase tuition by up to 5 percent per year through 2019-20, an amount that could be reduced or eliminated entirely if the state provides sufficient revenue. The full board approved the plan on a 13-7 vote. At Wednesday's (Nov. 19) meeting, the Regents Long-Range Financial Plan Committee approved the plan on a 7-2 vote, with Gov. Jerry Brown and student regent Sadia Saifuddin voting against it.

Breakthrough in Managing Yellow Fever Disease

(November 20, 2014)

A UC Riverside-led research team has determined that the yellow fever virus, a hemorrhagic fever virus, replicates primarily in the liver.

It’s Filamentary: How Galaxies Evolve in the Cosmic Web

(November 20, 2014)

A UC Riverside-led research team highlight for the first time the role of the cosmic web on the evolution of galaxies that took place in the distant universe, a few billion years after the Big Bang.

Seminars to Address City Management Challenges, Need for Regional Collaboration

(November 17, 2014)

Two seminars presented in early December by the School of Public Policy will address challenges facing city managers and the need for regional collaboration to achieve common goals.

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