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  • Ventura Fault Could Cause Stronger Shaking, New Research Finds
    (February 14, 2017) A new study by a team of researchers, including one from the University of California, Riverside, found that the fault under Ventura, Calif., would likely cause stronger shaking during an earthquake and more damage than previously suspected.
  • Mutant Maize Offers Key to Understanding Plant Growth
    (February 13, 2017) New findings by a University of California, Riverside-led team of researchers, lend support to the second idea, that the orientation of cell division is critical for overall plant growth.
  • Symposium to Focus on Emerging Technologies at UC Riverside
    (February 10, 2017) The University of California, Riverside will host a symposium on Thursday, Feb. 16, that will highlight emerging technologies and innovations at UCR and how they enrich the ways we experience and interact with the world.
  • Leading Scholar of Latino Health to Address Wellness Management in Public Talk at UC Riverside
    (February 10, 2017) UCLA's David E. Hayes-Bautista will give a free public talk at the University of California, Riverside on Friday, Feb. 17. The title of his talk is “Metrics for Latino Wellness Management in an Increasingly Racially Ambiguous Population."
  • Memoir Illuminates Korean American Experience
    (February 10, 2017) Carol K. Park will sign copies of her new book,“Memoir of a Cashier: Korean Americans, Racism and Riots,” on Feb. 21.
  • The Unexpected Cost of Acquisitions by Elite Companies
    (February 9, 2017) Jerayr “John” Haleblian, a professor of management at the University of California, Riverside’s School of Business, is available to speak to media about mergers and acquisitions as strategic business decisions and their impact on firms’ performance.
  • Researchers Show How Lou Gehrig’s Disease Progression Could Be Delayed
    (February 9, 2017) A team of biomedical scientists has identified a molecule that targets a gene known to play a critical role in the rapid progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), sometimes known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, the neurodegenerative disease that affects motor neurons — nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord that link the nervous system to the voluntary muscles of the body.
  • And, the Winner Is
    (February 8, 2017) The dress, the red carpet, the films, music, actors, and actresses – they all come together for the biggest night in Hollywood, The Oscars. As Hollywood prepares for the 89th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, experts at the University of California, Riverside are available to discuss various topics surrounding the big night. UC Riverside scholars can address topics from last year’s diversity debate to the nominees this year, from best picture, to best actor, who’s likely to win, and much more.

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