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  • Graduate Students Participate in Workshop on Electronic Cigarettes and Public Health
    (January 16, 2015) Two Ph.D. graduate students at UC Riverside were recently invited by the Food and Drug Administration to participate in a public workshop focusing on e-cigarettes and public health.
  • Seismic Experiment in Alaska Could Shed Light on Slow Earthquakes
    (January 14, 2015) An earthquake expert at UC Riverside is leading a team of seismologists and volcanologists to conduct an experiment in Alaska that will record a variety of seismic events in that state.
  • UCR Leaders Travel to China to Seek Research Partnerships
    (January 14, 2015) Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox and other leaders from UC Riverside traveled to China for two weeks to seek out new research partnerships, make new connections, and to see if new resources can be brought back to the Inland region.
  • UCR Campus and Community to Celebrate Life and Legacy of MLK
    (January 14, 2015) Staff, students and faculty of the University of California, Riverside, as well as residents from the Riverside community are invited to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at the annual MLK Celebration and Tribute on Thursday, Jan. 15, from 12 noon to 3 p.m.
  • Science Graduate Students Set up Mentorship Program
    (January 13, 2015) The University of California, Riverside chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) will kick off a mentorship program with La Familia Continuation High School in Thermal with an event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 at UC Riverside.
  • Study Sheds Light on Chemicals That Insects Use to Communicate and Survive
    (January 13, 2015) Most insects are covered with a thin layer of hydrocarbon molecules as a waterproofing barrier. Embedded in this layer are compounds that the insects use as chemical signals. UC Riverside scientists have devised a straightforward method for purifying these compounds that could result in new “green” methods of controlling pest species.
  • Basque Scholar to Read from New Novel
    (January 9, 2015) Noted Basque scholar Begoña Echeverria will read from her novel, “The Hammer of Witches: A Historical Novel,” at UC Riverside at noon on Thursday, Jan. 22, in Orbach Library
  • Community College Expert Available to Talk about Obama Proposal
    (January 9, 2015) John S. Levin, the director of the California Community College Collaborative at the University of California, Riverside, who has studied community colleges for more than 25 years, is available for interviews about the President's proposal

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