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Getting More Miles From Plug-in Hybrids

Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) can reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions compared to their gas-only counterparts. Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have taken the technology one step further, demonstrating how to improve the efficiency of current PHEVs by almost 12 percent.

UC Riverside Student Selected as a Gates Cambridge Scholar

Connor Richards, a fourth-year physics major at the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, one of the most prestigious international scholarships in the world.

Double Dose of Bad Earthquake News

A team of researchers, including one from the University of California, Riverside, has discovered that earthquake ruptures can jump much further than previously thought, a finding that could have severe implications on the Los Angeles area and other regions in the world.

Why do we waste so much food, and why does it matter?

Journalist and food waste expert Jonathan Bloom is coming to UCR on Feb. 16 and UCR's Palm Desert Center on Feb. 17 to discuss why we waste food, why it matters and what we can do about it.

Diversity Work Is Never Done, Panel Says

UCR’s reputation as a national leader in advancing diversity and inclusivity in higher education is a point of pride for the campus, but improvements are needed in faculty recruitment and hiring, and in cultural competencies, said students, faculty and staff who attended a forum on Feb. 3.

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