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Two UCR Teams Knocking it Out of the Park Academically

UC Riverside’s women’s teams in tennis and golf lead the way on classroom performance.

July 22, 2016

Who Says?

We're really trying to give an extra tool to doctors so that if they ever need to go back and interrogate the brain or treat a lesion that they have to treat initially, they don't have to undergo another craniotomy... Instead, with some small windows like this, they can shine light and try to see what is going on inside.

Guillermo Aguilar, professor of mechanical engineering, on his lab's creation of a transparent skull implant that will allow doctors to deliver life-saving laser treatments to patients with brain disorders


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Kent LaCombe Heads UCR's Water Resources Collections and Archives Kent LaCombe Heads UCR’s Water Resources Collections and Archives

Did You Know?

Chef Val Offers Cooking Tips

Cooking workshops include healthy alternatives to treats, making pre-workout snacks and incorporating macronutrients to the diet.

Awards & Honors

BCOE Has Interim Dean

The search for the next dean of the Bourns College of Engineering will continue into the fall. Meanwhile Sharon Walker, professor and John Babbage chair in environmental engineering and associate dean for Student Academic Affairs, has agreed to serve as interim dean of BCOE effective July 18, 2016.

Research & Scholarship

Entomologist Receives $10,000 Grant as Part of the Healthy Hives 2020 Initiative

Quinn S. McFrederick, an assistant professor of entomology, received funding as part of the Healthy Hives 2020 Initiative of the Bayer Bee Care Program to determine how Nosema ceranae infection alters the honey bee midgut biome.


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