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Wide-Faced Men Negotiate Nearly $2,200 Larger Signing Bonus

(July 22, 2014)

Having a wider face helps men when they negotiate for themselves but hurts them when they are negotiating in a situation that requires compromise. Additionally, men who are more attractive are better collaborators compared to less attractive men.

Entomologist Receives High International Honor for Chemical Ecology Contributions

(July 21, 2014)

Jocelyn Millar, a professor of entomology at UC Riverside, has been awarded the Silver Medal for career achievement by the International Society of Chemical Ecology,

Catching Grease to Cut Grill Pollution

(July 21, 2014)

A team of University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering students have designed a tray that when placed under the grates of a backyard grill reduces by 70 percent the level of a harmful pollutant produced during cooking.

President Obama Learns about UC Riverside Transportation Research

(July 18, 2014)

On Tuesday (July 16), as President Barack Obama toured the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, Va. he observed some research from the University of California, Riverside, including a transportation research video.

USDA Head of Research to Lay Out Research Support Priorities

(July 16, 2014)

On July 21, Sonny Ramaswamy, the director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, will discuss the institute's priorities for research support.

UCR’s Chryssa Jones Named to UC President’s Advisory Council on Student Veterans

(July 15, 2014)

Chryssa Jones, the veterans services coordinator in the Office of Student Special Services at the University of California, Riverside, has accepted the invitation to participate on UC President Janet Napolitano’s Advisory Council on Student Veterans.

UC Riverside Solicits Proposals for Consultants to Assist with Physical Master Plan Study

(July 15, 2014)

UC Riverside yesterday issued a request for proposals [RFP] for a consultant to assist the campus in creating a new Physical Master Plan Study to guide responsible and sustainable campus development to the year 2025 and beyond.

Debbie Artis Recognized as Professional Advocate of the Year by Riverside Area Rape Crisis Center

(July 14, 2014)

Debbie Artis, the director of the Title IX/Sexual Harassment Office at the University of California, Riverside and a long-time volunteer with the Riverside Area Rape Crisis Center (RARCC) has been recognized as that organization’s Professional Advocate of the Year at their annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner on Thursday, July 10, 2014.

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