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  • Free Public Lecture Will Focus on the Zika Virus
    (October 14, 2016) UC Riverside's Ilhem Messaoudi will give a free public talk titled, “Zika: Myth and Reality,” on Oct. 20 on campus.
  • Earthquake Drill Set for 10:20 a.m. on 10/20
    (October 13, 2016) Faculty, staff, and students at the University of California, Riverside will join about 10 million people expected to participate in the annual Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill on Oct. 20 at 10:20 a.m.
  • No GPS, No Problem: Next-Generation Navigation
    (October 12, 2016) A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside has developed a highly reliable and accurate navigation system that exploits existing environmental signals such as cellular and Wi-Fi, rather than the Global Positioning System (GPS). The technology can be used as a standalone alternative to GPS, or complement current GPS-based systems to enable highly reliable, consistent, and tamper-proof navigation.
  • UC Riverside Art History Professor’s Book Honored
    (October 11, 2016) University of California, Riverside art history professor, Jason Weems has won the 2016 Fred B. Kniffen Book Award for Best Authored Publication, and the John Gjerde Prize for the Best Book on Midwestern History awards or his book, “Barnstorming the Prairies: How Aerial Vision Shaped the Midwest.”
  • Sanctuary Cities Do Not Experience More Crime
    (October 11, 2016) Sanctuary policies adopted by dozens of cities since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks have essentially no impact on crime, according to researchers at the University of California, Riverside and Highline College.
  • International Archaeology Day Expo Planned Oct. 15
    (October 10, 2016) History professor Denver Graninger invites the public to investigate mysteries of the past at the International Archaeology Day Expo on Oct. 15 at the Hidden Valley Nature Center.
  • Low-income Communities of Color Grow Healthier Through Community Organizing
    (October 10, 2016) UC Riverside's Andrew Subica and colleagues report on the results of an innovative program to address the nation’s childhood obesity problem by targeting its root cause, children’s unhealthy neighborhood conditions, in 21 low-income communities of color.
  • UC Riverside Library to Host International Open Access Week 2016
    (October 10, 2016) The University of California, Riverside Library will host International Open Access Week 2016, an event that is part of a global effort called Open Access Week. Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to learn about the potential benefits of sharing what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make “open access” a new norm in scholarship and research.

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