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Room for improvement in autism awareness
Does autism run in families? Can children with autism grow up to live independently? These questions were part of a survey that tested University of California, Riverside faculty and students' knowledge of autism spectrum disorder to help guide the support of these students through their college years.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
UCR: Meningitis case seen as less serious strain
Health officials say a UC Riverside student adviser who was diagnosed with meningitis Dec. 7, does not seem to have one of the more serious strains of the disease.
Researchers explain why some wound infections become chronic
Chronic wounds affect an estimated 6.5 million Americans at an annual cost of about $25 billion.
Christianophobe and Anti-semite Reza Aslan's Youtube Video...
More inter-faith dialogue from a Muslim supremacist who gets $30,000 to make speeches at Ivy League universities that defame and libel decent, freedom loving Americans while getting rich mocking non-Muslim religions: Reza Aslan Spoofs Nativity Scene to Sell Copies of "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth" By David Wood, Answering ... (more)
5,000 US Profs Endorse 'Ethical' Boycott of Israeli Colleges
"It represents a principle of solidarity with scholars and students deprived of their academic freedom and an aspiration to enlarge that freedom for all, including Palestinians," a Dec. 4 statement said.
Getting monkeys drunk in the name of science
It's the time of year when many of us celebrate the holidays with festive foods and drinks, including alcohol.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Northern Michigan News
Northern Colorado outlasts UC Riverside 63-60
The Bears led by as much as nine in the first half, but found themselves down by four in the second half after UC Riverside's Chris Patton hit two layups with 3:12 left.
UCR: Ray Suarez to give annual Hays lecture
Veteran newsman Ray Suarez has been tapped to give this year's Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture at UC Riverside on Jan. 26. Suarez, 56, a senior reporter for the PBS NewsHour for 14 years who just recently became the host of Al Jazeera America's "Inside Story," will speak on the changing landscape of American journalism.
RIVERSIDE: The Barn at UCR announces winter 2014 lineup
The Barn at the University of California, Riverside has announced its schedule of shows for the winter series and the lineup includes some big names.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
National Public Radio
Once Upon A Time, The Princess Saved The Environment
The princess industry is lucrative: DVDs, dresses, crowns, theme parties. But the story of going to the ball and waiting for Prince Charming is outdated.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
The Desert Sun
Coachella Valley celebrates its diverse families
Look at portraits of the Alvarezes and the McKays, and the two families could hardly look more different.
The Desert Sun
Official: Campus meningitis case not life-threatening
A UC Riverside employee undergoing treatment for meningitis is not suffering from the worst strain of the disease, a campus official said Saturday.
Green Car Congress
California Energy Commission awards $1.1M to 12 small-scale projects...
The California Energy Commission is awarding $1,135,862 to 12 small-scale projects to research that will reduce the cost of producing electricity, save energy and improve the environment.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Uc Riverside: Reza Aslan's "Zealot" may become film
Reza Aslan speaking at the launch of the UC Riverside Middle Eastern Student Center on Oct. 21. Photo: Kurt Miller/Staff A major film studio is planning to make a movie based on UCR Professor Reza Aslan's Number One-bestselling biography of Jesus.
California asks to use non-approved meningitis vaccine for college outbreak
Public health officials in California said on Thursday they had sought permission from the federal government to use a vaccine not approved for use in the United States against an outbreak of meningococcal disease among students in a public university.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Cal Poly Student Diagnosed With Viral Meningitis
The student, who lives off-campus, was diagnosed after showing signs of confusion and is now receiving medical care, officials said.
New Drug Target Brings Malaria Cure Closer
Scientists have discovered a chemical modification in the DNA of human malaria parasite, a discovery that could help develop a new drug to kill the deadly parasite that is becoming resistant to existing drugs.
Look to mosquito smell neurons to find new repellents
THE next line of mosquito defence might smell of rum and mint. So suggests work by Anandasankar Ray at the University of California, Riverside, and his team, who are looking for cheap, safe chemicals that can deter mosquitoes or lure them to a trap.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Meningitis Outbreak At UC Riverside? One Employee Hospitalized And In ...
UC Riverside employee diagnosed with meningitis, who is hospitalized and in isolation, may have put two dozen at high risk.