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Sometimes instead of providing someone to comment on the news, UC Riverside makes the news. Our events and milestones may be UCR centered sometimes, but other times may offer clues to larger trends in higher education or world events.

News and Events

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.

Five UC Riverside Students Awarded $1,500 Sustainability Fellowships

(March 24, 2015)

What does replacing fluorescent light bulbs with LEDs have to do with solar-heated washing machines, energy audits, resin-hardened clothing or a color-coded map that illustrates air pollution? They’re all proposals from UC Riverside students to help the campus achieve the University of California’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2025.

Battles Over Higher Education Create Sticker Shock for Families

(March 23, 2015)

Decreases in state appropriations makes college less affordable for low- and middle-income students, as public universities seek to make up for lost revenue by admitting out-of-state, higher-income and higher-achieving students. Not only does this help the university’s bottom line in the context of reduced state support, it also helps universities in the competition for prestige and higher rankings.

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