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July 11, 2016

Mahi fishStudy Shows Lingering Toxic Effects of Oil Pollution on Development of Fish Embryos and Larvae

In the first experiment evaluating the effects of oil from the three-million-barrel leak from the Deep Water Horizon well in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, Professor of Aquatic Ecotoxicology Daniel Schlenk found that the weathering of the oil produced significant changes in gene expression related to critical functions in Mahi embryos and larvae.

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July 11, 2016

CloudsStudy of Cloud Records Demonstrates Effects of Climate Change

A research team that includes Assistant Professor of Earth Sciences Robert Allen analyzed satellite cloud records and discovered that cloud storm tracks are moving toward the Earth’s poles, subtropical zones are expanding and cloud tops are moving higher in the atmosphere. The study, “Evidence for Climate Change in the Satellite Cloud Record,” appears in the July 11 edition of the journal Nature.

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July 8, 2016

GalaxiesWhy Do Galaxies Stop Creating Stars?

Using a large sample of around 70,000 galaxies, a team of researchers led by astronomers Behnam Darvish and Bahram Mobasher focused on the effects of external and internal processes that influence star formation activity and may have found an explanation for why galaxies stop creating stars.

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June 30, 2016

Umar MohideenMohideen Named Divisional Dean of Physical Sciences and Mathematics

Professor and Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy Umar Mohideen has agreed to serve as Divisional Dean of Physical Sciences and Mathematics for the college, effective July 1, 2016. He will replace Professor of Chemistry Cindy Larive, who has been chosen to serve the university as Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education.

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June 14, 2016

Fortino Morales IIIMorales '11 Recognized with UC Global Food Initiative 30 Under 30 Award

Fortino Morales III (B.S., environmental science, 2011), manager of UCR's R’Garden, has been recognized by the UC Global Food Initiative for his work at the 3-acre community garden on campus, which serves as a source of food, food education and community engagement.

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July 14, 2016

Neema AdhamiNeema Adhami Awarded UC Smoke and Tobacco Free Fellowship

Neema Adhami, a graduate student working with Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience Manuela Martins-Green, is one of only four students (and one of only two graduate students) to receive the new UC Smoke and Tobacco Free Fellowship Award. The goal of the fellowships, open to all UC undergraduate and graduate students, is to develop the next generation of leaders in reducing the harms and social costs from smoking and use of tobacco products worldwide.

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June 29, 2016

Hanni Schoniger and Jade ZamoranoUC President Recognizes CNAS Grads for Service

University of California President Janet Napolitano recognized recent graduates and members of the CNAS Science Ambassadors Hanni Schoniger and Jade Zamorano among the UC graduates who made the most of opportunity through public service. They created Change in Scientific Importance for Youth to motivate middle and high school students to go to college and pursue careers in STEM fields.

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June 1, 2016

MacCNAS Students Recognized at Honors Convocation

Students from the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences were recognized at the 30th Annual Honors Convocation hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Education in the University Theatre on Monday, May 23, 2016.

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May 27, 2016

MacWelcome Members of the 2016 MacREU at R’side

Thanks to the generous support of the National Science Foundation and Semiconductor Research Corporation, we’re pleased to welcome the 2016 participants in the Materials Connection Research Experience for Undergraduates at UC Riverside (MacREU R’side). The program is led by Professor of Chemistry Ludwig Bartels.

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