College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Latest News

Honoring Barry Barish with a day rich in physics

UC Riverside honors the distinguished professor and Nobel laureate for receiving a National Medal of Science

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Molecular crystal motors move when exposed to light

Potential applications include drug delivery

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Graduate students recognized for academic excellence and research achievements

Stipends will support their ongoing research

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Extracurricular: Chasing this year’s spectacular solar eclipse

Eclipse enthusiast Morris Maduro joins millions of people along path of totality

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Undergraduate wins UC Graduate Deans’ Leadership and Research Award

Budding neuroscientist Erik Hakopian provided academic mentorship to UCR students

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

UCR chemist Timothy Su joins 2024 class of Cottrell Scholars

Award supports innovative science research and education

By Jules Bernstein |

Gift to UCR results in new undergraduate fellowship

Aiden Wilkin will use the funds to continue working in the experimental LIGO group

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

CNAS Science Lecture Series returns

UC Riverside’s College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences will present talks on climate change, cosmology, and sustainability as part of its annual Science Lecture Series. The series will kick off March 5 with a presentation by Robert Allen, a professor of climatology, titled “The Escalating Climate Crisis.” Allen will discuss the widespread and...

By Imran Ghori |

Physics research puts UCR on landscape of particle manipulation

Successful trapping of electrons could lead to new quantum computing architectures

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Reaching for the stars

A new astronomy course at UC Riverside offers undergraduates hands-on use of a telescope

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

UCR wins grant promoting faculty diversity efforts

UC Riverside’s Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology department is one of the recipients of the University of California Advancing Faculty Diversity Program awards for the 2023-24 academic year. The program provides support to increase UC’s faculty diversity efforts. Eight grants, totaling about $2.6 million, were awarded. The Advancing Faculty...

By Imran Ghori |

2023 ‘Highly Cited’ list celebrates UCR faculty influence

Researchers rank in top 1% worldwide

By Jules Bernstein |

Physics graduate student wins merit award at national lab

Xilin Liang is stationed at Brookhaven National Lab

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Identification of new signaling pathway advances cancer research

UC Riverside-led study focuses on the oncoprotein MYC

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

New mural uses ‘smog-eating’ paint

Colorful illustration promotes the outdoors and sustainable ways to get around campus.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

UCR joins new regenerative medicine consortium

Consortium will work on accelerating novel regenerative medicine therapies

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

UCR biogeochemist to use Yale fellowship to study the Salton Sea

Lyons to research growing global issue of shrinking lakes

By Jules Bernstein |

Physics students win prizes at international conference

Sean Preins and Peter Carney won two of only three awards given at the 2023 Electron-Ion Collider User Group meeting

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Astronomy grant will strengthen ties between UC Riverside and University of Hawaii

NSF funding will support education and training of students at both institutions

By Iqbal Pittalwala |