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  • UC Riverside Extension Offers Summer STEM Programs for Grades 3-8
    (May 18, 2015) Keep your high-achieving and motivated children engaged this summer by exposing them to creative and challenging material they might not get in their regular classrooms. UCR Extension is offering two summer programs that will provide enrichment and education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
  • The Immortality Project Awards New Essay Prizes
    (May 18, 2015) The Immortality Project has awarded essay prizes to two philosophers whose writings were published in The New York Times.
  • Maternal Obesity Compromises Babies’ Immune System at Time of Birth
    (May 18, 2015) Maternal obesity is linked to several adverse health outcomes for the infant that can persist into adulthood, such as type-2 diabetes, heart disease and mortality. But when exactly does the immune system of babies born to obese mothers get compromised? Very early in the baby’s life, according to a new study by a research team led by UC Riverside's Ilhem Messaoudi.
  • Study Proposes Common Mechanism for Shallow and Deep Earthquakes
    (May 18, 2015) A new study by a research team led by UC Riverside geologists reports that a universal sliding mechanism operates for earthquakes of all depths – from the deep ones all the way up to the crustal ones. The research could lead to improved computer models for earthquake shaking danger.
  • MCS Media Fest Features Student Films, ‘East Los High’ Actors
    (May 15, 2015) Cast members from HULU’s Emmy-nominated drama “East Los High” and independent film and television creators and directors will discuss their work in an all-day festival showcasing student films and video games on May 21.
  • Water Experts to Discuss Impact of State Drought Restrictions on Inland Area May 27
    (May 14, 2015) A panel of regional water experts will discuss California’s historic drought and the impact of state-imposed conservation regulations on Inland residents, businesses and communities May 27 at UC Riverside.
  • Saving Money on Water Bill by Cutting Electricity Use by Water Agencies
    (May 14, 2015) On Wednesday (May 13), the California Energy Commission approved a $3 million grant for University of California, Riverside engineers to work with three water districts in Southern California to reduce their need for electricity when transporting and treating water.
  • What You Eat Is How You Feel
    (May 13, 2015) UC Riverside's Ilhem Messaoudi will give a free public talk on campus, Thursday, May 21, addressing nutrition’s impact on immunity and health.

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