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"There is little doubt that hosting the Olympics is an enormous boost for a local economy — both in the short term as driven by activity surrounding the events themselves, and in the long term given how these events raise the global profile of the region." -Christopher Thornberg, director of economic forecasting and professor of the school of business administration, on the bid for Los Angeles to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, an opportunity that could create over 74,000 new jobs, and boost the local economy by $11 billion LOS ANGELES TIMES

Research & Scholarship

The scientists uncovered molecular mechanisms that the cucumber mosaic virus uses to manipulate plants to make them release odors that attract aphids, which transmit the virus.

Did You Know?

WNBA superstar Chamique Holdsclaw is coming to UCR for the screening of "Mind/Game," the documentary based on Holdsclaw’s life.

Awards & Honors

The James Harvey Robinson Prize is awarded to the creators of a teaching aid that has made the most outstanding contribution to the teaching and learning of history for public or educational purposes.

Storm Expert Available for Interviews

Several storms are expected to hit California in the coming week. Richard Minnich, an earth sciences professor at the University of California, Riverside, is available for interviews about the storms.

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