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  • Tech Awards Named for UCR Staff Member Announced
    (July 22, 2016) The University of California System recognized 10 innovative technology projects on Tuesday, July 12 during the annual UC Computing Services Conference. The annual awards program honoring achievements in Information Technology efficiency and innovation are named in honor of former UC Riverside Chief Information Officer Larry L. Sautter, who died of cancer in 1999.
  • Two UCR Teams Knocking it Out of the Park Academically
    (July 22, 2016) The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has recognized the academic achievement of the UC Riverside women’s tennis and golf teams for making it into the top 10 percent in the nation when it comes to performance in the classroom. Not the court, or the course, but the classroom.
  • Researchers to Study Health Impacts of Drought
    (July 20, 2016) School of Public Policy researchers have been awarded $284,680 grant by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action Program to determine whether drought and adverse weather conditions cause health problems.
  • Building Lab Instruments One Block at a Time
    (July 20, 2016) A team of researchers and students at the University of California, Riverside has created a Lego-like system of blocks that enables users to custom make chemical and biological research instruments quickly, easily and affordably. The system of 3D-printed blocks can be used in university labs, schools, hospitals, and anywhere there is a need to create scientific tools.
  • “Class” to be Adapted to Film
    (July 20, 2016) Charles Evered, professor of playwriting and founding artistic director of the Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production at the University of California, Riverside, will write and direct the film adaptation of his play “Class” for Wonderstar Productions.
  • Scents from Bed Bugs’ Shed Skin Affect the Pests’ Behavior
    (July 19, 2016) Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have discovered the shed skins of bed begs retain the “obnoxious sweetness” smell often associated with the pests, a finding that could potentially be used to combat infestations of the insects.
  • Scholar Translates Korean Immigrant Oral Histories
    (July 19, 2016) Edward T. Chang has translated a collection of oral histories of Korean immigrants gathered by journalist K.W. Lee into Korean for publication in the Republic of Korea.
  • Science Fiction and Technoculture Studies Book Prize Winner for 2015 Announced
    (July 18, 2016) Colin Milburn, professor and Gary Snyder Chair in Science and Humanities at the University of California, Davis, has been awarded the third annual UC Riverside Science Fiction and Technoculture Studies Book Prize.

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