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  • Professor Named Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology
    (April 18, 2017) Katherine Borkovich, a professor and chair of the UC Riverside Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.
  • New Battery Coating Could Improve Smart Phones and Electric Vehicles
    (April 17, 2017) High performing lithium-ion batteries are a key component of laptops, smart phones, and electric vehicles. Currently, the anodes, or negative charged side of lithium ion batteries, are generally made with graphite or other carbon-based materials.
  • UCR Professor Teams with Joshua Tree Non-profit to Create Artist Residency Program for Veterans
    (April 14, 2017) Charles Evered, professor of playwriting at the University of California, Riverside, is seeking to create a special artist’s residency program with a non-profit group in Joshua Tree.
  • UC Riverside Approved for a $250,000 Engagement Award to Study HIV and Aging
    (April 14, 2017) A UC Riverside research team has been approved for a $250,000, two-year award through the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards program, an initiative of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, to bring together stakeholders in the Coachella Valley, Calif., around the topic of HIV and aging.
  • Stu Krieger to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Riverside International Film Festival
    (April 13, 2017) Stu Krieger, professor of screen and television writing in the Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production at the University of California, Riverside will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Riverside International Film Festival (RIFF) on Friday, April 21.
  • California Treasurer to Speak at UCR April 19
    (April 12, 2017) State Treasurer John Chiang is one of four policy experts who will address issues of significance to California in lectures presented by the School of Public Policy and its research centers in April.
  • Summer Coding Camp Will Empower Local Students to Learn Computer Science
    (April 12, 2017) A new program created by the University of California, Riverside and Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) aims to introduce coding and computer science to local high school students and promote diversity, and notably female participation, in these fields.
  • When Good Deeds Go Unpublished
    (April 12, 2017) Researchers at the University of California, Riverside and Indiana University have shown that women faculty members are doing more service work—primarily internal service—than their male colleagues, which may hinder their overall success in academia. Internal service work, while vital for the day-to-day operations of a campus, typically counts less in promotions and salary increases than research, teaching, or external service activities.

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