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37 min ago | The Press-Enterprise

UCR: Former chancellor discusses nuclear fusion and policy

Former UC Riverside Chancellor Raymond Orbach will return to campus Friday for a talk that he said will range from the Big Bang to international treaties as he explains the evolution of the multi-nation experimental fusion reactor being built in southern France.

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Related Topix: World News, Iceland

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Uc Admissions: Latinos surpass whites for first time

For the first time in its 146-year history, the nine-campus University of California system has admitted more Latino freshmen than white student applicants.

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Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA), UC Irvine

Patch.com

Samuel Betances engages audience at CSUSB's Symposium on Race

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -- Orphaned at a very young age and separated from his siblings as they were placed with various caregivers, Samuel Betances was not supposed to excel in school nor was he expected to make a difference in adulthood.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA, Cal State San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, CA

The Press-Enterprise

RIVERSIDE: Three indecent exposure incidents at college campuses

Police are looking for at least one man who exposed himself to women on two college campuses in Riverside, officials said.

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Related Topix: Riverside, CA, Riverside (Riverside, CA)

EurekAlert!

Mantis shrimp stronger than airplanes

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Inspired by the fist-like club of a mantis shrimp, a team of researchers led by University of California, Riverside, in collaboration with University of Southern California and Purdue University, have developed a design structure for composite materials that is more impact resistant and tougher than the standard used in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA), Purdue University, University of Southern California

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Earth Day to be celebrated in Coachella Valley

UC Riverside's Palm Desert campus will mark Earth Day tonight with a screening of the Pixar animated film ``WALL-E.'

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Related Topix: Palm Desert, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

Administrators from County Schools office to receive regional awards

SAN BERNARDINO San Bernardino County Superintendent Gary Thomas will be among four representatives of the County Schools' office to be recipients of this year's Association of California School Administrators' Region 12 spring awards at a ceremony on April 21 at the San Bernardino Hilton.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA, San Bernardino County, CA

Los Angeles Times

Lawns: Best warm-season grasses for drought conditions

UC Riverside has been researching and developing drought-tolerant turfgrass for the Southern California climate since the 1950s.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lake Elsinore Valley News

Two students selected to work on Hubble Scope Project

SAN JACINTO Two Mount San Jacinto College students were recently chosen to work on a Hubble Scope Project designed to study remote galaxies.

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Related Topix: San Jacinto, CA, Lake Elsinore, CA, Murrieta, CA

LiveScience

Stunning New Orchid Species Discovered

A gorgeous species of orchid in Panama has a new name - it was named after the family of the researcher who discovered the flower.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

The Press-Enterprise

RIVERSIDE: Attorney makes kids' wishes come true

Kelly Moran, 29, a Riverside lawyer, volunteers as a wish granter for Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Riverside County, CA, Pepperdine University

NBC Los Angeles

Sketches Released in Possible UC Riverside Attacks

Authorities have released composite sketches and are asking for the public's help in finding two men they suspect attempted to abduct women in separate incidents at UC Riverside Saturday .

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

Putting the bite on the mosquitoes

Oh, the perils of vacationing in mosquito territory. These little bloodsuckers have made a meal of me around the globe, and I've longed for a definitive guide to repelling them.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Malaria, Thailand, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Travel, Laos Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, South Africa Travel

EurekAlert!

Orchid named after UC Riverside researcher

One day about eight years ago, Katia Silvera , a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, Riverside, and her father were on a field trip in a mountainous area in central Panama when they stumbled upon an orchid they had never seen before.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel, Travel, Panama Travel

The Oregonian

Oregon third baseman Mitchell Tolman discusses national honor and getting mad

Oregon sophomore Mitchell Tolman has been red hot at the plate as of late, hitting .600 last week and being named the national hitter of the week.

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Related Topix: Oregon

Wed Apr 16, 2014

EurekAlert!

Turning harmful gas into valuable fuels, chemicals

A University of California, Riverside researcher is leading a team that won a nearly $500,000 grant to study a process that transforms harmful greenhouse gas emissions into valuable fuels and chemicals by using a unique catalyst.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science, Louisiana State University

Nature Neuroscience

Assistant Specialist II

The Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for an Assistant Specialist to work on a research project on the mode of action of bacterial toxins using innovative approaches.

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Patch.com

Stone, County Officials Meet with British Rep to Talk Jobs, Trade

Riverside County officials met Tuesday with the United Kingdom's chief representative in California to feel out future opportunities in foreign trade and similar interests that could benefit the region.

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Related Topix: Riverside County, CA, Riverside (Riverside, CA)

Phoenix New Times

ASU to Host Chaucer Celebration Friday April 18 in Tempe

Every two years, the ASU English Department takes a day to celebrate Geoffrey Chaucer; the so-called father of English poetry was pivotal in bringing vernacular Middle English into the realm of literature, where French and Latin dominated during the Middle Ages.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Nation

PM appoints Dr Mukhtar as HEC chief

After a long wait of over seven months and much wrangling over appointment procedure, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday appointed Dr Mukhtar Ahmed as the Higher Education Commission chief.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Morocco

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