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  1. USU golf: Utah State concludes fall season at Cal State Northridge InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Deseret News

    ... Loyola Marymount, Pepperdine, St. John's, Sacramento State, San Diego, Santa Clara, Southern Utah, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, USC, Washington State, Weber State and host CS Northridge. Scheduled to compete for the Aggies are seniors ...

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  2. Gecko Locomotion: What Goes Up Must Come DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: On the underside of a gecko's toes are 'setae,' millions of very fine hair-like structures, which provide increased surface area and close contact between the foot and the surface on which it rests. Credit: Emily Kane, UC Riverside Found in warm regions of the world, geckos are extremely capable of climbing up steep, smooth surfaces.

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  3. Lecture to Discuss Exploring and Practicing Sustainability on College CampusesRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    Former Unity College President and Environmental Studies Professor Mitchell Thomashow will visit UC Riverside on Thursday, October 23, 2014 to help raise awareness about climate change discuss the role that college campuses can play in exploring and practicing sustainability. Thomashow's presentation is free and open to the public and will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in INTS 1128.

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  4. UCR Poet a National Book Award FinalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Award in Fiction for her novel "Some Luck." "This recognition of Fred Moten is well-deserved, and acknowledges UC Riverside as an institution that values rigorous scholarship and creative genius," he said. "Fred is brilliant, a genuine superstar in ...

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  5. Man Accused of Abducting College Student Faces Life in PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Patch.com

    A man accused of abducting a UC Riverside student who later persuaded him to let her go pleaded not guilty Wednesday to kidnapping to commit rape and other felonies. Along with the kidnapping count, Rosenbek is charged with false imprisonment and assault likely to produce great bodily injury.

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  6. UC Riverside Hosts Eclipse Viewing EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Patch.com

    UC Riverside will provide telescopes and specialized eyewear to help the public view a partial solar eclipse on Oct. 23 -- the last such celestial alignment visible in North America until mid-2017, campus officials said today. On that day, the moon's orbiting cycle will position it to shade the Earth from 60 percent of the sun's light, according to astronomers.

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  7. What goes up must come down: Geckos alter foot orientation during downhill locomotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... ally figure this out." The research was supported by a grant to Higham from the National Science Foundation. At UC Riverside, his research generally focuses on comparative biomechanics of terrestrial

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  8. Study identifies a method for optical detection and laser-based photo ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... for optical diagnostic and laser-based phototherapy of ovarian cancer . "The biophotonics research group at UC Riverside has engineered an optical nano-scale multi-functional platform composed of a polymeric material doped with indocyanine green, ...

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  9. How 'geckos' move comfortably on steep, smooth downhill surfacesRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    Found in warm regions of the world, geckos are extremely capable of climbing up steep, smooth surfaces. To do so, they employ an adhesive system, a key evolutionary innovation that facilitates climbing vertically, and even in inverted positions.

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  10. Getting There: France CordovaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Politico

    France Crdova had just graduated from Stanford with an English degree when she caught a television special on neutron stars and thought she may have found her calling: astrophysics. Living in Cambridge, Massachusetts, at the time, she took a trolley to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where one of the researchers featured on the program worked.

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  11. Geckos Alter Foot Orientation Going DownhillRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2010 | Science Daily

    ... ally figure this out." The research was supported by a grant to Higham from the National Science Foundation. At UC Riverside, his research generally focuses on comparative biomechanics of terrestrial

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  12. What Goes Up Must Come DownRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... surface area and close contact between the foot and the surface on which it rests. Photo credit: Emily Kane, UC Riverside. The research also showed that when geckos move downhill, the forelimbs likely serve as brakes, pressing down on the surface to ...

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  13. Fair Celebrates ArchaeologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... by professionals and scholars in the inland region, said Denver Graninger, assistant professor of history at UC Riverside. Graninger is working to establish a local society of the AIA, the oldest and largest organization in North America devoted to ...

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  14. Free Public Viewing at UC Riverside of Partial Solar Eclipse on Oct. 23Read the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... very low in the horizon during the maximum eclipse time." Mario De Leo Winkler is a postdoctoral researcher in UC Riverside's Department of Physics and Astronomy. Photo credit: I. Pittalwala, UC Riverside. Solar eclipses take place when the moon ...

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  15. Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox to Provide Keynote Address for Achieve UC at North H.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... - The message that a University of California education is attainable and affordable will be presented by UC Riverside Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox to students at Riverside's John W. North High School during the third-annual Achieve UC event on Friday, ...

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  16. EZPrivacy Launches the Original Bed Curtain SystemRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | PR Log

    EZPrivacy allows college students to reclaim their privacy with this one-of-a-kind convenient, adjustable and university compliant solution to shared bedroom woes. EZPrivacy has re-imagined college life - providing much needed personal space, comfort and individuality to the often impersonal dorm room.

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  17. talking toReza Aslan on What the New Atheists Get Wrong About...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | New York Magazine

    In the recent culture-war flare-ups over Islam, the side arguing that the religion is inherently dangerous and violent has tended to be overrepresented in the media, pulling together an unlikely coalition of right-wingers and otherwise-liberal pundits like Bill Maher, as well as New Atheists such as Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins. There aren't a lot of well-known figures on the other side of the debate, but Reza Aslan seems particularly comfortable in the role.

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  18. Alternative Earths Team To Join NASA Astrobiology InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    Timothy Lyons is a distinguished professor of biogeochemistry in the Department of Earth Sciences at UC Riverside. Image courtesy I. Pittalwala, UC Riverside.

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  19. Spectrum spotlight: Christopher BaswellRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Columbia Spectator

    It's Barnard Staff Appreciation Week ! In honor of the working people who make the college what it is, Spectrum will be having a special spotlight on Barnard faculty, staff members, and administrators this week. First up: Professor Christopher Baswell.

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  20. EDITORIAL: Comerchero, Edwards, Garcia for Temecula CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... we were told by Angel Garcia, the challenger with whom we were most impressed. Mr. Garcia graduated from UC Riverside at just 19 years old and now has a small business in public outreach and marketing consulting. He is concerned that Temecula has ...

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