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No. 1
Fastest rising ranked university, U.S. News 2019
Top 30
in U.S., Washington Monthly
Nobel Prize winners on the faculty

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What causes wildfires?

You may be surprised about what causes the spread of wildfires (not hot weather!). You also may be surprised about when fire season actually occurs in places like California. UC Riverside professor Rich Minnich has studied fires for 40 years, and he has this information for those who are worried about the threat of more wildfires.


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