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Bullying Behavior Transforms As Students Move From Elementary To...

For students, bullying behaviors change and progress as they make the transition from elementary school to middle school. Researchers from the University of California, Riverside, studied the bullying behavior of students, whether it was verbal, physical, cyber, and compared them between English and non-English speakers.


Sat Sep 13, 2014

UC San Diego Tritons

UCSD Posts Strong Showing at UC Riverside Invite

The UC San Diego women's cross country team took fifth place in the 6k invitational race at the UC Riverside Invite, on Saturday. On the men's side, the Tritons finished fifth in the 8k inivitational and sixth in the 8k open.


Related Topix: UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara

Holtville Tribune

California Energy Commission Presiding Member's Proposed Decision Released for Palen Energy Project

The California Energy Commission committee that is conducting proceedings on the proposed amendments to the Palen Solar Power Project issued its Presiding Member's Proposed Decision today recommending approval of a Reduced Acreage Alternative to the project now known as the Palen Solar Electric Generating System . In its decision, the committee - Commissioner Karen Douglas, presiding member, and Commissioner David Hochschild, associate member-said the Reduced Acreage Alternative with a single solar tower is a superior alternative to the proposed PSEGS amendment.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Palm Desert, CA, Indio, CA

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Jetson Green

New High-performance Supercapacitor Developed in California

A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside has developed a new graphene-based supercapacitor , which is based on a nanoscale architecture. This breakthrough supercapacitor offers double the energy and power performance over today's available competitors.


Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA)

Cyber-bullying in kids increases with age

Bullying increases as students graduate from elementary to middle school and, overall, girls are more likely to experience verbal/relational and cyber victimisation than boys, the findings showed. "Schools will only be free from bullying when interventions are gender- and culturally-sensitive and address all types of bullying," said Cixin Wang, an assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside in the US.


Inside Bay Area

Poll: Dim prospects for Prop. 46 medical malpractice measure

Support for Proposition 46, which would raise California's four-decade-old $250,000 cap on medical malpractice awards for "pain and suffering," has plunged since early summer, and the measure is now failing, a new Field Poll shows. And support for Proposition 45, which would let the state insurance commissioner veto medical insurance rate hikes, is also losing steam.


Related Topix: Drug Testing, Healthcare Law, Law, August, CA

Wed Sep 10, 2014


Cyberbullying increases as students age

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - As students' age they are verbally and physically bullied less but cyberbullied more, non-native English speakers are not bullied more often than native English speakers and bullying increases as students' transition from elementary to middle school.


Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA), Psychology, Science, University of Virginia


Super cheap diaper insert alerts parents to dehydration and more

As a new parent , there are some issues that I can't see with the naked eye. Things like dehydration and bacterial infections can go unnoticed in little tykes, but there's a group of engineering students that's are looking to help.


Related Topix: Gadgets

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

Diana Felipe and James Hudgens

Diana Felipe of Sacramento and James Matthew Hudgens of Riverside and formerly of Victorville, are engaged and plan to marry on Nov. 15, 2014 in Sacramento. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jaime and Maria Felipe of Sacramento.


Related Topix: Victorville, CA

The Raw Story

Reza Aslan on the Islamic State: There's no diplomacy, they have to be destroyed

Religious scholar Reza Aslan said Monday that Islamic State jihadists needed to be destroyed with military might, and disputed characterizations of Islam as a religion of violence - or a religion of peace. "I think from what we understand about what the president's going to say, the threefold structure of his plan of attack is the right one," Aslan, a professor at the University of California, Riverside, told CNN.


Related Topix: Journalism

Post and Courier

Clemson, other S.C. schools find good news in U.S. News rankings

The fountain outside the library at Clemson University, which has cracked the Top 20 of U.S. News and World Report's list of top public universities. File Former Clemson President Jim Barker had the long-time goal of placing that school in the Top 20 of U.S. News and World Report's annual rankings for public universities, and on Tuesday, eight months after he retired, he succeeded.


Related Topix: Clemson, SC, Best of 2007, Clemson University, South Carolina, University of South Carolina

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Hispanic Business

Engineer Society Honors Hispanics in STEM

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers will honor 18 individuals in science, technology, engineering, and math fields for their contributions to the Hispanic community. Honorees will be presented in November during the organization's STAR Awards held at the SHPE Conference in Detroit at the COBO Convention Center.


Related Topix: Colorado School of Mines

Sun Sep 07, 2014

CBS Local

Storm-Enhanced Rains Flood Southwestern Riverside County, IE

Heavy rain spawned from what is now Tropical Storm Norbert led to flash flooding in downtown Riverside and elsewhere in the Inland Empire on Sunday afternoon. The California Highway Patrol said the slow lane of the 60 Freeway at Main Street in Riverside was under at least 2 feet of water with several vehicles stuck.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Riverside County, CA

Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

RiversideRIVERSIDE: Ballot measure is bigger than La Sierra

In the late 1970s, Riverside was a fraction of its current size when a developer knocked on Mason Gaffney's door. A retired economics professor from UC Riverside, Gaffney, 90, recalled asking the man why he should support a 53-home project proposed nearby.


The Red Ferret Journal

Engineering college students create smog-eating roof tile

This past May, engineering students from the University of California Riverside received an honorable mention award for phase two of an Environmental Protection Agency student design competition for their creation of a roof tile paint that eats smog emissions equivalent to that of a car driven 11,000 miles per year. This roof coating is a paint made from titanium dioxide, the same chemical in commercial sunscreens.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Hispanic Business

5 UC Riverside scientists among world's most influential scientific minds

To generate the list, the company analyzed citation data over 11 years to identify researchers whose published work has had enormous impact. The following UC Riverside researchers were included among some 3,200 individuals who published the greatest number of highly cited papers in one of 21 broad fields: Roya Bahreini, an assistant professor of atmospheric sciences, was included in the "Geosciences" field.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Citation, Chemistry, Science

Thu Sep 04, 2014

US News & World Report

Avoid Common Mistakes as a First-Year Medical Student

If first-year medical students want to know just how hard it will be to absorba the volume of information they'll receive in class, they should speak with Aurora Bennett, the associate dean for student affairs and admissions at University of Cincinnati's College of Medicine . "High school is like a lawn sprinkler.


Related Topix: University of Cincinnati, Ohio State University


Research shows declining levels of acidity in Sierra Nevada lakes

Researcher Peter Homyak is seen here collecting a lake sediment core to study the impacts of air pollution and climate change on alpine lakes of the Sierra Nevada. RIVERSIDE, Calif.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, California, Riverside (Riverside, CA)

Wed Sep 03, 2014


Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Names 2014's Top STEM Contributors

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers announced today the recipients of this year's prestigious STAR Awards, recognizing key contributors in the Hispanic community in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math .


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Colorado School of Mines, University of South Florida

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Sniffing Out Alien Life: Stinky Chemicals May Be Key

If Professor Hubert Farnsworth's "Smell-O-Scope" actually existed, astrobiologists would have pointed it at dozens of alien planets by now.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Greenbelt, MD, Space, NASA