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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.

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Solving California’s Employment Challenges Through Regional Collaboration

(August 21, 2017)

Do your part toward building a healthier community. Step into one of today’s fastest growing jobs in healthcare.

Researchers Show How Particular Fear Memories Can Be Erased

(August 17, 2017)

UC Riverside researchers have devised a method to selectively erase particular fear memories by weakening the connections between neurons involved in forming these memories.

Smells Like Queen Spirit

(August 17, 2017)

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have shown how ants use olfactory receptors to distinguish between colony members so they can work together in a complex, hierarchical society. The findings could help in the development of new pest management strategies.

Eye Patterns in Children: The Development of Anxiety and Emotion

(August 16, 2017)

We spend a lot of time looking at the eyes of others for social cues – it helps us understand a person’s emotions, and make decisions about how to respond to them. We also know that adults avoid eye contact when anxious. But researchers have known far less about “eye gazing” patterns in children.

UC Riverside Offers Eclipse Viewing

(August 14, 2017)

On Monday, Aug. 21, everyone in North America will experience an eclipse of the sun, with the path of totality stretching 14 states from Oregon to South Carolina. Those looking for a safe view of the partial eclipse visible in southern California are invited to view it through multiple solar filter-equipped telescopes at the University of California, Riverside.

UCR, UC Davis Center to Fight Vector-Borne Diseases

(August 12, 2017)

The Center's strength is that it brings together scientists from two campuses, representing a myriad of disciplines.

NIH Grant to Biomedical Scientist Will Advance Research on Inflammatory Bowel Disease

(August 11, 2017)

Declan McCole, a biomedical scientist at UC Riverside, has received a $1.83 million grant to identify how the loss of a protective barrier in the intestine contributes to inflammatory bowel disease.

UCR Extension Partners with Riverside County’s Department of Public Social Services to Extend a Helping Hand to Kids in Our Community

(August 8, 2017)

When you hear a story about an everyday hero making a difference in the life of another person, do you think to yourself, “Wow. I wish I had done that.” Well, now you can.

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