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UCR Symposium to Honor Contributions of Distinguished Professor

(March 28, 2017)

The University of California, Riverside’s College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences and Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering are hosting a memorial symposium in honor of Robert C. Haddon, who died in April 2016.

School of Medicine to Host Open House on April 8

(March 28, 2017)

The UC Riverside School of Medicine will host its annual community open house on April 8, 2017.

Asian Dust Providing Key Nutrients for California’s Giant Sequoias

(March 28, 2017)

Dust from as far away as the Gobi Desert in Asia is providing more nutrients than previously thought for plants, including giant sequoias, in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains, a team of scientists, including several from the University of California, Riverside, have found.

Researchers Crack Structure of Key Protein in Zika Virus

(March 27, 2017)

Scientists at UC Riverside report they have determined the crystal structure of the entire Zika virus "NS5" protein – helpful in better understanding how the Zika virus replicates itself.

Panel to Consider Causes and Consequences of the Los Angeles Civil Unrest

(March 23, 2017)

Activists, community organizers, and advocates will discuss the causes and on-going repercussions of the Los Angeles Civil Unrest in a panel discussion at UCR on April 25.

UCR Conference Offers Complete Look at Portable Emissions Testing Systems

(March 23, 2017)

UC Riverside’s annual Portable Emissions Measurement Systems (PEMS) Conference and Workshop will be held Thursday, March 30 and Friday, March 31 at the Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT), which is part of UCR’s Bourns College of Engineering.

Tracing Aromatic Molecules in the Early Universe

(March 22, 2017)

A molecule found in car engine exhaust fumes that is thought to have contributed to the origin of life on Earth has made astronomers heavily underestimate the amount of stars that were forming in the early Universe, a University of California, Riverside-led study has found.

Inaugural Class of Graduating Medical Students Celebrates Match Day

(March 17, 2017)

All 40 students graduating from the UC Riverside School of Medicine were matched for a residency program.

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