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  • Summit to Focus on Devastating Citrus Disease
    (September 23, 2016) The University of California, Riverside will host a summit Oct. 4 and 5 that is focused on a disease that is decimating the citrus industry.
  • Are You a Jerk?
    (September 22, 2016) Are you a jerk? How do you know? Jerk self-knowledge is hard to come by, says philosopher Eric Schwitzgebel.
  • Study Will Test Ecopipam’s Effectiveness in Treating Stuttering
    (September 22, 2016) A research team at UC Riverside will conduct a clinical trial to study how effective ecopipam is as treatment against stuttering.
  • Southern California Eukaryotic Pathogen Symposium Gathers Researchers on Nov. 2 to Focus on Parasites and Fungi
    (September 21, 2016) Faculty researchers, postdoctoral scientists and graduate students from throughout Southern California will gather at UC Riverside on Nov. 2 to attend the 6th Annual Southern California Eukaryotic Pathogen Symposium.
  • Community Invited to Hearing on Improving College Readiness and Completion in the Inland Empire
    (September 20, 2016) The California Assembly Committee on Higher Education will hold a public hearing from 9-11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, on improving college readiness and degree attainment in the Inland Empire. The hearing will be held at the University of California, Riverside’s Alumni and Visitors Center, 3701 Canyon Crest Drive. Free parking is available to attendees in UCR Lot 24.
  • Fighting Plant Pathogens with RNA
    (September 20, 2016) A team of researchers, led by Hailing Jin, a University of California, Riverside professor of plant pathology and microbiology, have developed a new strategy that could provide an easy-to-use and environmentally friendly fungicide to fight B. cinerea and other fungal pathogens that harm crops.
  • 7th Annual Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference Coming September 29
    (September 20, 2016) One of the most anticipated economic forecasts in Southern California is being held Thursday, Sept. 29 at the Riverside Convention Center. The 7th annual Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference will deliver fresh outlooks for the U.S., California, and Inland Empire economies including new data on where home prices, employment, personal income, consumer and business spending, commercial real estate markets, and many other indicators are heading in the near and mid-term future.
  • Making Catalysts Smarter
    (September 19, 2016) The industrial catalysts of the future won’t just speed up reactions, they’ll control how chemical processes work and determine how much of a particular product is made. A team of researchers led by Phillip Christopher, assistant professor of chemical and environmental engineering at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering, demonstrated this—as well as how these catalysts look in action—in a paper published Monday, Sept. 19, in the journal Nature Chemistry.

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