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  • UCR Assistant Professors Receive NSF CAREER Awards
    (July 17, 2017) Eight researchers from the University of California, Riverside have been awarded Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The CAREER award is one of NSF’s most prestigious awards.
  • UC Riverside Makes Top 30 in Time’s Money Magazine
    (July 14, 2017) The University of California, Riverside has been ranked No. 29 in Time Inc.’s Money Magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money 2017,” issue. The rankings compared a total of 711 schools that met Money's requirements.
  • Slow Earthquakes Occur Continuously in the Alaska-Aleutian Subduction Zone
    (July 12, 2017) UC Riverside seismologists studying earthquakes in the seismically and volcanically active Alaska-Aleutian subduction zone have found that “slow earthquakes” are occurring continuously, and could encourage damaging earthquakes.
  • UC Riverside Opens Transfer Applications to Welcome First Winter Transfer Class Since 2010
    (July 10, 2017) In an effort to enroll additional transfer students during the 2017-18 academic year, the University of California, Riverside will be accepting applications for the winter 2018 term from new transfer student applicants. With the goal of bringing the campus freshmen-to-transfer new student ratio closer to 2-1, UC Riverside decided to open the application filing period and admit students for the winter quarter for the first time since 2010.
  • Drinking Alcohol While Pregnant Could Have Transgenerational Effects
    (July 6, 2017) Soon-to-be mothers have heard the warning – don’t drink while pregnant. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued numerous statements about the dangers of alcohol consumption during pregnancy, as it can lead to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in newborns.
  • California Projected to Get Wetter Through This Century
    (July 6, 2017) New research, published today in the journal Nature Geoscience, predicts that California will actually get wetter. The scientists from the University of California, Riverside predict the state will get an average of 12 percent more precipitation through the end of this century, compared to the last 20 years of last century.
  • UC Riverside Launches $10 Million Highlander Venture Capital Fund
    (June 30, 2017) The $10 million Highlander Fund will provide seed capital to qualified opportunities within the university, for students and faculty members, and entrepreneurs from Riverside County.
  • Leaping Lizards!
    (June 27, 2017) A UC Riverside-led research team reports that the gecko adhesive system may reach its functional limits in extreme situations, such as when a gecko—seeking, for example, to escape a predator—falls/jumps from the canopy of a rainforest.

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