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How Healthy Is Genetically Modified Soybean Oil?

UC Riverside scientists have found that genetically modified soybean oil is just as unhealthy as regular soybean oil in that it also induces obesity, diabetes and fatty liver. But is has one advantage.

Graduate Students Coach Local High School Students for Regional Science Olympiad

UC Riverside graduate students are assisting students at the Riverside STEM Academy in preparing for the regional Science Olympiad which takes place March 7.

Economist Aman Ullah Honored with Conference

Economists from institutions around the world will gather March 13-15 at the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa to honor Aman Ullah, distinguished professor and chair of the Department of Economics at the University of California, Riverside.

Theater Professor a 2015 Latina of Influence

Theater professor Tiffany Ana López has been named a 2015 Latina of Influence by "Hispanic Lifestyle," an independently produced television program that reaches more than 16 million households on PBS and independent TV stations in California, Arizona, Oklahoma and Texas.

Think Twice About Investing in Own Company

Employees whose retirement plan is invested in stock of the company where they work do not pull out money as the firms approach financial distress, a recent paper co-authored by a University of California, Riverside assistant professor found.

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Commencement Volunteer VideoCommencement Volunteer Video

Check out the benefits of volunteering at UCR’s Commencement ceremonies.

"Lean Process at the University of Washington" by Mark McKenzie"Lean Process at the University of Washington" by Mark McKenzie

On Feb. 23, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Paul D’Anieri kicked off the Organizational Excellence series by introducing a talk by Mark McKenzie titled “Lean Process at the University of Washington.” The series, hosted by Maria Anguiano, vice chancellor of planning and budget, and Ron T. Coley, vice chancellor of business and administrative services, seeks to bring to UCR a view into the different ways other organizations are improving their operations and procedures.

Living the Promise: UC Riverside FacultyLiving the Promise: UC Riverside Faculty

Outstanding UCR faculty share their thoughts on what “Living the Promise” means to them personally as scholars, leaders and members of the campus community.

UC Riverside: An Evening with Robert ReichUC Riverside: An Evening with Robert Reich

“I don’t think there is any institution of higher education of this degree of prestige and excellence that has this large a percentage of undergraduates who are Pell Grant eligible. So you have here what I hope will be cloned across the country; an institution that really does provide opportunities.” – Robert Reich, professor at UC Berkeley and former U.S. Labor Secretary, Feb. 10, 2015

Mary Schuler “Come back to UCR!”Mary Schuler “Come back to UCR!”

Mary Schuler, past president of the UCR Alumni Association, describes her experience at UCR and urges her fellow alumni to get involved with the campus community.

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