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Critical Refugee Studies Collective Receives $1.6 Million Grant

Grant to help develop Critical Refugee Studies program at University of California

March 10, 2017

Artist: Tiffany Chung, "Finding One's Shadow in Ruins and Rubble," 2014. Courtesy the artist and Tyler Rollins Fine Art

Who Says?

We identified three of these buried layers (composed of) vegetation or sediment that used to be at the surface. These buried, organic-rich layers are evidence of three earthquakes on the Newport-Inglewood in the past 2,000 years.

Robert Leeper, Ph.D. candidate in geophysics, on new evidence for prehistoric earthquakes along the Newport-Inglewood fault that could drop the level of certain areas of the Orange County coast by as much as 3 feet


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Organizational Excellence

Facilities Update: Improvements Come to University Lecture Hall Facilities Update: Improvements Come to University Lecture Hall

Did You Know?

Upcoming Film Screenings at UCR ArtsBlock

Upcoming screenings include “Manchester by the Sea” and “The Red Turtle.”

Awards & Honors

Political Scientist Honored for Community Service

The Asian Law Alliance honored UC Riverside political scientist Karthick Ramakrishnan with its Community Impact award.

Research & Scholarship

UCR Hosts the Pacific Conference for Development Economics

The event brought together over 125 faculty, graduate students, and practitioners from all over the United States, and as far away as England, Chile, and China.


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