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11 UCR researchers make highly cited list

Eleven researchers at the University of California, Riverside, are among 4,058 individuals included on the 2018 Highly Cited Researchers list compiled by Clarivate Analytics, which was previously part of Thomson Reuters. The list includes the most frequently cited researchers in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences, and recognizes...
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ESA Recognizes Professor for Interactive Approach to Teaching

William Walton, a professor of entomology, has received the Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching from the Entomological Society of America (ESA). The award is presented annually to the member of the Society deemed to be the most outstanding teacher of the year. Walton, who has been on the UCR faculty since 1995, teaches insect ecology,...
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Scientists Named Fellows of the Entomological Society of America

Mark Hoddle and Richard Stouthamer have been elected 2018 fellows of the Entomological Society of America (EMA), the largest organization in the world serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and individuals in related disciplines. Hoddle and Stouthamer are among 10 new fellows elected by the Governing Board of the ESA, an...
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Researchers Help Legislators Visualize Earthquake Risks

While we can’t predict when a big earthquake will occur in California, we can be prepared. Armed with 3D-printed maps of California’s faults, UCR’s Christos Kyriakopoulos, a researcher in earth sciences, and David Oglesby, professor and chair of the Department of Earth Sciences, recently attended a congressional hearing of the U.S. House of...
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Professor Selected as GeoPRISMS Distinguished Lecturer

Abhijit Ghosh, an assistant professor of earth sciences, has been selected as a 2018-19 Distinguished Lecturer for the National Science Foundation-funded GeoPRISMS (Geodynamic Processes at Rifting and Subducting Margins) program. GeoPRISMS brings together researchers investigating the architecture, mechanisms, and plumbing of continental margins at...
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UCR Student Receives Prestigious Fulbright Award

Phong Au-Hong, a senior in entomology, has received a Fulbright Award to help support English language development in immigrant and refugee students living in Germany. Au-Hong will teach as part of the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Programs, which place awardees in classrooms abroad to support local teachers. ETAs help teach English...
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