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News and Events

African American Surgeons Share Experiences Nov. 1

(October 24, 2014)

Three African American surgeons will discuss their experiences in medicine and how to prepare for a medical career on Saturday, Nov. 1.

To Wilt or Not to Wilt

(October 23, 2014)

A research team at UC Riverside has revealed a new molecular mechanism for resistance and susceptibility to a common fungus that causes wilt in susceptible tomato plants.

Education School to Hold Information Event

(October 23, 2014)

The University of California, Riverside Graduate School of Education is having an information event from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 5th.

U.S, California, Inland Empire Economies Growing Despite Weak Global Outlook

(October 23, 2014)

A new forecast for the U.S., California, and Inland Empire economies finds that the recovery at the national, state, and regional level is continuing despite the weakening global situation.

Coping with Water Scarcity

(October 22, 2014)

Water policy researchers find that new pricing structures have effectively reduced consumption, while rebates and other programs have had mixed results.

Free Health Fair Scheduled for Nov. 8 in San Bernardino

(October 22, 2014)

Health screenings, flu vaccinations and a variety of health resources will be provided at the 2nd Annual Health Fair scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Delmann Heights Community Center in San Bernardino. The health fair is organized by second-year medical students at the University of California, Riverside with co-sponsorship by the UCR School of Medicine and Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP).

Art in Gardens Event Returns

(October 22, 2014)

Sixteen artists will be selling their work which includes ceramics, fused glass, jewelry, mosaics, watercolor, metal work, stained glass, wood vases and gourd art during the annual Art in the Gardens event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday Nov. 9 at the UC Riverside Botanic Gardens.

UC Riverside Temporarily Closes One Building of the Child Development Center

(October 22, 2014)

UC Riverside has temporarily closed one building in the Child Development Center in order to clean up mold growing behind the baseboards.

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