University of California, Riverside

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No. 1
Fastest rising ranked university, U.S. News 2018
Top 30
in U.S., Washington Monthly
Nobel Prize winners on the faculty

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Picking the Perfect Pomegranate

After inheriting a passion for pomegranates from his Lebanese-born grandfather, John Chater is developing UC Riverside’s fledgling pomegranate breeding program with the goal of creating tastier, hardier varieties that will expand offerings for American consumers.

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