Basically you get medical school for free.

Dr. G. Richard Olds, founding dean of UCR School of Medicine, on the five full-ride scholarships to the UCR School of Medicine that he's planning to offer to students who agree to stay in the Inland Empire for five years after they graduate and who choose to pursue primary care


This is what you've got to do--settle on one candidate, (hope to) scare off the others and focus your efforts.

Shaun Bowler, professor of political science, on the four Democrats, Joe Baca, Danny Tillman, Eloise Gomez Reyes and Pete Aguilar, taking on Rep. Gary Miller in next year's June primary


The finding is very counter-intuitive. You wouldn't think doing well by one's stakeholders would set the stage for actions that harm stakeholders in the future.

Elaine Wong, assistant professor of management, on the findings by the London Business School and UCR that show how previous good deeds by a CEO makes a company more likely to misbehave in the future


Bullying is a very complex problem. With this research, we're really trying to provide school personnel with some proven steps to address the problem.

Cixin Wang, assistant professor at Graduate School of Education, explaining how schools need to understand positive school climate, use reliable measures to evaluate school climate and implement effective prevention and intervention programs in order to prevent bullying


(Conrad Susa) was in a way the first postmodern composer. He would select from various types of genres anything he needed to be expressive.

Byron Adams, professor of music, reflecting on Conrad Susa, a prolific composer and producer who died in his sleep on Nov. 28


Transient negative moods are absolutely beneficial when orientation to detail is warranted.

Sonja Lyubomirsky, professor of psychology, on the upside to feeling down as research finds that people in a negative or gloomy mood may pay closer attention to the details of their everyday experiences


Until now, no one had a clue about which olfactory receptor insects used to avoid DEET...Without the receptors, it is impossible to apply modern technology to design new repellents to improve upon DEET.

Anandasankar Ray, associate professor of entomology, on UCR's research that have identified the DEET-detecting olfactory receptors that cause the insect repellency


Those low on adult conscientiousness died sooner.

Howard Friedman, distinguished professor of psychology, on how conscientiousness is related to mortality in a significant way. The conscientious person's long-living qualities have to do with the fact that they are predisposed to constructively to emotional and social situations


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