Content Authored by: Holly Ober

Heejung Jung named SAE Fellow

Heejung Jung has been named a Fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers, or SAE, in recognition of his expertise and work in vehicle emissions for new emissions standards and new emissions measurement methods.

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School of Education launches Black Community Education Promise Program

The program supports incoming School of Education freshman or transfer students who are dedicated to serving the Black community via education upon graduation from UCR

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UCR now offers a bachelor’s degree in robotics engineering

The new major complements a robotics master’s degree unveiled in 2021

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Reading intervention strategy shows promise for students with autism

A pilot study found statistically significant vocabulary gains for students with mild to moderate autism symptom severity.

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Civic engagement project receives UC systemwide award

A UC Riverside effort to get more students involved with university boards of trustees has received a VOICE Award

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‘Autism Goes to College’ wins Anthem Award

The film follows five Southern California college students on the autism spectrum as they navigate college

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School of Education dissertation wins prestigious award

Arturo Nevárez received an award from the American Educational Research Association

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Biofuels trailblazer elected to National Academy of Engineering

Charles E. Wyman has devoted most of his career to understanding and advancing technologies for the conversion of sustainable biomass into fuels, chemicals, and materials

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Four UC Riverside professors named AAAS Fellows

The honor is considered one of the highlights of a recipient’s career

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Robotic assistive device will lend a helping hand to infants with movement difficulties

Infants and young children with motor delays may soon be able to wear robotic helpers

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UC Riverside professor and entrepreneur win Nokia Bell Labs Prize

Eamonn Keogh and FarmSense CTO Shailendra Singh placed third for their agricultural insect sensor

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How do diasporic Ethiopians make their futures in Southern California?

Anthropologist Worku Nida and a team of international scholars have just launched an ethnographic study of how Ethiopian immigrants make their futures and good life through informal savings and insurance associations

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UC Riverside receives $7.3 million to support graduate students in areas of national need

Eight Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grants totaling $7.3 million will support talented students with financial need

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UC Riverside computer scientist receives IEEE data mining award

Eamonn Keogh is first in UC system to win lifetime achievement award

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Education professor’s paper receives highest rating from What Works Clearinghouse

Asha Jitendra’s work on schema-based instruction is designed to improve mathematics learning in a wide range of learners

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Engineering faculty join center to improve STEM pipeline for underrepresented students

Jia Chen and Vagelis Papalexakis collaborate with UT Rio Grande Valley on project

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Educating lawmakers about ways to diversify California’s teacher workforce

Education professor Thomas Smith helped present a policy brief to legislature staffers

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Engineering and chemistry doctoral students receive prestigious DOE fellowships

The funds will support their research in a DOE lab

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IEEE honors data science rising star

Vagelis Papalexakis has received the 2021 Next Generation Data Scientist Award

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UC Riverside receives NSF grant to improve equity and inclusion in engineering

The project will create a network of leaders across the UC system committed to achieving equity for women faculty in engineering

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