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May 18, 2015

GreenStudy Proposes Common Mechanism for Shallow and Deep Earthquakes

Harry W. Green II, distinguished professor of the Graduate Division in UC Riverside’s Department of Earth Sciences, led a team that published a new study in Nature Geoscience that demonstrates how a universal sliding mechanism operates for earthquakes of all depths – from the deep ones all the way up to the crustal ones. The study has the potential to help develop improved computer models for earthquake shaking danger.

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May 13, 2015

MessaoudiScience of Food and Health Series Concludes with Lecture on Nutrition and Immunity

Ilhem Messaoudi, an associate professor in the Division of Biomedical Sciences at the UC Riverside School of Medicine, will deliver a free public lecture titled, “What You Eat is How You Feel: Nutrition and its Impact on Immunity and Health” on Thursday, May 21 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the UCR Extension Center.

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May 7, 2015

Garner MalikCollege Saddened by Passing of George K. Helmkamp

George K. Helmkamp, who was the second person hired in chemistry in 1953, died March 28, 2015, at the age of 94. Described as a “Renaissance man” for his many talents, he was an accomplished wood worker who designed and built UC Riverside’s mace, which is carried at the head of the procession during the university’s academic ceremonies.

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May 1, 2015

Garner MalikMobasher is Lead Investigator on $4.5-Million "Big Data" Grant from NASA

Professor of Physics and Astronomy Bahram Mobasher is the principal investigator on a nearly $4.5 million grant from NASA to develop research, education, training and collaborative opportunities in big data and visualization. The five-year research project, called “Fellowships and Internships in Extremely Large Data Sets” (FIELDS), will train underrepresented minority students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields to address a critical shortfall in the workforce essential for future NASA missions.

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April 30, 2015

Jeannette RapicavoliGrad Student Jeannette Rapicavoli to Represent UCR at UC GrandSlam Competition

Jeannette Rapicavoli, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Plant Pathology working with Assistant Professor Caroline Roper, was named overall winner and recipient of the Audience Choice Award and a $5,000 fellowship at UCR’s GrandSlam competition, where participants have three minutes to explain their research to non-experts. She will represent UCR when she competes with winners from the other UC campuses at the University of California’s GrandSlam competition on May 4.

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April 30, 2015

Jessica DiazCNAS Grad Student Jessica Diaz Lobbies for Research at State Capitol

Jessica Diaz, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences (photo, right), was among a group of University of California students who joined UC President Janet Napolitano at the state capitol to highlight the value graduate research brings to the state. They were part of the annual event Graduate Research Advocacy Day, which brings delegates from each campus to the capitol for a day of informal chats with lawmakers, who have often invited researchers back to Sacramento to tap their expertise on critical issues.

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April 16, 2015

BrainNeuroscience Graduate Student Association Hosts Brain Awareness Day

To increase the public’s awareness of how the brain functions and to bring people up to speed with progress made in brain research, the Neuroscience Graduate Student Association at UCR hosted Brain Awareness Day on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

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April 16, 2015

Geobiology SymposiumGrad Students Organize 12th Annual Southern California Geobiology Symposium

On Saturday, April 11, 2015, aspiring and professional scientists gathered at UCR to share research and interest in the integrative field of geobiology. The 12th Annual Southern California Geobiology Symposium, organized for and by graduate students, displayed current work within geology, geochemistry, biology, astrobiology, microbiology, oceanography, paleobiology, paleoecology and environmental sciences.

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