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UCR Presents 39th Annual Celebration of Writers Feb. 2-4, 2016

(October 13, 2015)

U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera and Walter Mosley, author of the popular Easy Rawlins and Fearless Jones mysteries, will headline the 39th Annual Writers Week Feb. 2-4, 2016.

Mark Your Calendar for 10:15 on 10/15

(October 12, 2015)

UC Riverside faculty, staff and students will join 10 million people expected to participate in the annual Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 10:15 a.m.

Think Twice about Android Root

(October 12, 2015)

In first-of-its-kind study, UC Riverside engineers quantify amount of Android root exploits available in commercial software and show that they can be easily abused.

Cleaning Water One Stroke at a Time

(October 12, 2015)

A material created by University of California, Riverside engineers is the key component of a swimsuit that won an international design competition for its ability to clean water as a person swims.

‘Window to the Brain’ Research to Ramp Up

(October 12, 2015)

A team of scientists from the University of California, Riverside and three Mexican universities have received about $5 million in funding to support research to continue development of a novel transparent skull implant that literally provides a “window to the brain.”

UC Riverside Business School Leads in Providing Opportunities for Minority Students

(October 8, 2015)

The University of California, Riverside School of Business Administration is among the top 10 business schools with the greatest opportunities for minority students and among the top 295 business schools in the nation, according to the 2016 edition of the Princeton Review’s book, “The Best 295 Business Schools.”

International Archaeology Day Expo Planned Oct. 17

(October 8, 2015)

Connect with your inner Indiana Jones at the International Archaeology Day Expo on Saturday, Oct. 17.

History of Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians Subject of New Book

(October 7, 2015)

Historian Clifford E. Trafzer recounts in “A Chemehuevi Song” how the the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians has used sacred songs and other cultural practices to safeguard their tribal identity.

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