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  • School of Public Policy Will Equip Future Leaders to Solve 21st Century Challenges
    (September 25, 2015) California State Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de León exhorted the inaugural class of students in the UCR School of Public Policy’s Master of Public Policy program on Sept. 25 to be creative and compassionate in seeking solutions to challenges facing Inland Southern California, the state and the world.
  • Young Researchers Awarded Nearly $3 Million in Grants
    (September 25, 2015) During our waking hours, we tend to stuff our heads with all kinds of information—a better way to cook salmon, perhaps, the name of a new coworker or some eye-popping revelation about the current administration. How do we store all that information? Sleep researchers like Sara Mednick, assistant professor of psychology at UC Riverside, have discovered we consolidate many memories while we’re sleeping, and the quality and duration of our sleep can affect the way we remember.
  • UCR to Promote Research During Upcoming Long Night of Arts & Innovation Event
    (September 23, 2015) More than 40 faculty, staff and students from the University of California, Riverside will present and explain their research at the City of Riverside’s “Long Night of Arts & Innovation,” an seven-hour event showcasing the cutting edge of the region’s accomplishments in the fields of arts and sciences on Thursday, October 8, 2015 from 5 p.m. to midnight.
  • Free Public Lecture on Earth’s Climate History
    (September 23, 2015) Renowned geologist Paul Hoffman will give a free public lecture on Sept. 24 at UC Riverside on “Earth’s Astonishing Climate History."
  • Botanist to Study Responses of Trees and Shrubs to Extreme Drought in California
    (September 23, 2015) UC Riverside botanist Louis Santiago has received a grant of $180,000 from the National Science Foundation to study how trees and shrubs respond to extreme drought.
  • Partnership Expands STEM Education
    (September 22, 2015) The University of California, Riverside, Riverside Unified School District and Riverside City College signed an agreement Sept. 8 to form a strategic partnership to expand STEM education and expose more Riverside students to college-level courses at any early age.
  • UC Riverside MFA Student Named Finalist for Prestigious Writing Award
    (September 22, 2015) Sean Dennison, a graduate student in the Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts program at the University of California, Riverside, has been named a finalist for the 2015 Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards.
  • State Legislative Analyst to Speak at UCR Oct. 6
    (September 22, 2015) California Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor will discuss “Doing Public Policy: Musings from the Nonpartisan Trenches” on Oct. 6 as part of the UC Riverside School of Public Policy Seminar Series.

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