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Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scanner Delivered to UCR

The MRI machine, a high-end, research-grade system, is the first of its kind in the Inland Empire

October 25, 2016

The UCR Center for Advanced Neuroimaging (UCR CAN) now has a “3 Tesla Siemens Prisma” Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine. It's the first in the Inland Empire, and was delivered on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Photo by Michael Elderman

Who Says?

While some people may not be impacted very much (by drought), for some communities the impact may be quite significant, not only in the short run, but potentially long-run.

Kurt Schwabe, professor of environmental economics and policy, on his research determining whether drought and adverse weather conditions cause health problems


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A Word of Praise from the Under Secretary of Education: Clone UC Riverside A Word of Praise from the Under Secretary of Education: Clone UC Riverside

With fewer than 100 days left in his role, Ted Mitchell sums up next steps for higher education

Did You Know?

Annual Office Scene and Halloween Costume Contest

Staff Assembly is organizing the annual Office Scene and Halloween Costume Contest for UCR staff members. Some important things to remember if you want to win: post to social media with the correct hashtag: #ucrsacostumecontest.

Awards & Honors

UCR Team Wins at ClimateLaunchpad

Cengiz Ozkan, professor of mechanical engineering, and Mihri Ozkan, professor of electrical engineering, received the award for ‘Sponge.’

Research & Scholarship

Franco Receives Two Federal Grants

Elisa Franco, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has received two federal grants for projects related to her research on feedback in biomolecular systems.


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