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Geneva Overholser to Discuss Journalism Upheaval, Future on Feb. 13
Geneva Overholser, director of the Annenberg School of Journalism at the University of Southern California, will deliver the 44th Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture on Feb. 13.   (January 25, 2012)
Bilayer Graphene Works as an Insulator
Jeanie Lau's lab has identified a property of bilayer graphene that she says is analogous to finding the Higgs boson in particle physics.   (January 24, 2012)
Sustainability Lecture Series Continues Jan. 24
A yearlong series of lectures that address various aspects of sustainability continues on Tuesday, Jan. 24, with a discussion of water resources at 2:15 p.m.   (January 23, 2012)
Wasp Found in Upstate New York Shows Up in Southern California
Discovery by entomologist Serguei Triapitsyn strongly suggests the wasp is well established in the country.   (January 23, 2012)
UC Regents Able to Meet at UC Riverside Despite Protests
UC Riverside police detained three people during protests Thursday, Jan. 19, outside the UC Board of Regents meeting taking place on campus. One protester was released without charge. Two were arrested and booked on suspicion of felony assault on a police officer: Kenneth Ehrlich, 39, of Los Angeles, and Humberto Rivera, 25, of Corona.   (January 20, 2012)
UCR Faculty to Go Back to the Classroom to Improve the Educational Experience
As class sizes grow, UC Riverside faculty members will have the opportunity to learn skills that keep students engaged and focused.   (January 20, 2012)
Powering Electric Vehicles with Sunlight
The Riverside area will become a leader in powering electric vehicles from the sun under a $2 million award to the Center for Environmental Research and Technology at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering.   (January 17, 2012)
Global Capitalist Crisis Author to Lecture, Sign Books
Ethnic studies professor Armando Navarro will present a brief lecture and sign copies of his new book, “Global Capitalist Crisis and the Second Great Depression” on Jan. 25.   (January 17, 2012)
UC Riverside to Introduce Chancellor’s Research Fellowship Program
The new Chancellor's Research Fellowship (CRF) at UC Riverside will encourage undergraduate research and creative activity projects by awarding up to 12 fellowships of as much as $5,000.   (January 17, 2012)
UCR to Host Workshop on the Science of Morality
Twelve of the nation’s leading scholars on the science of morality will meet for a two-day, interdisciplinary workshop at the University of California, Riverside on Jan. 27-28.   (January 12, 2012)