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Latest Headlines From UCR Today

  • Reshaping the Solar Spectrum to Turn Light to Electricity
    (July 27, 2015) Chemists at UC Riverside have found an ingenious way to make solar energy conversion more efficient.
  • Special Olympics USA Takes Over UC Riverside
    (July 23, 2015) It’s been a long time coming. For the second time since the event's inception in 1968, the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games will be held in Los Angeles. But, before the games kickoff on Saturday, July 25 – the entire Special Olympics USA team is staying at the University of California, Riverside campus.
  • Soybean Oil Causes More Obesity Than Coconut Oil and Fructose
    (July 22, 2015) A diet high in soybean oil causes more obesity and diabetes than a diet high in fructose, a sugar commonly found in soda and processed foods, according to a just published paper by scientists at the University of California, Riverside.
  • Laila Lalami Novel Reaps Another Honor
    (July 21, 2015) Pulitzer Prize finalist and UC Riverside creative writing professor Laila Lalami has won an American Book Award for her latest novel, “The Moor’s Account.”
  • Warehouse Jobs Pay Poorly, Lack Health Insurance
    (July 21, 2015) Warehouses provide jobs for thousands of workers in the Inland Empire. But a majority of blue-collar warehouse jobs typically pay less than a living wage, are often temporary, and do not provide health-care benefits, according to UCR researchers.
  • UCR Extension Hosts Webinar Focusing on Fraud
    (July 21, 2015) UCR Extension is hosting “A Vulnerable Population: Combating Fraud Among Seniors,” a four-hour webinar covering Internet fraud, mail fraud and identity theft on Saturday, Sept. 12. The webinar is associated with UCR Extension’s Professional Certificate in Fiduciary Management program but the public is welcome.
  • UCR Extension Instructor Pioneered Crime Scene Photography
    (July 21, 2015) Steven Staggs is teaching Crime Scene Photography during UCR Extension’s Crime Scene Investigation Summer Academy, which runs through Friday, Aug. 7. He also teaches the Crime Scene Management course and the Crime Scene Investigation Practicum where teams of students use the skills they have learned during the five-week academy to process a crime scene, write a report and make a presentation.
  • UC Riverside Psychology Professor Named One of the Coolest Women in Science
    (July 20, 2015) She’s making the world a happier place. Well, she’s trying her hardest to. Sonja Lyubomirsky, a professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside has devoted her research career to studying human happiness. And it’s earned her a spot in Business Insider’s list of “The 15 Most Amazing Women in Science Today.”

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