Latest Stories for June 15th, 2022

Temporary indoor mask mandate expires

The temporary mandate for the use of face coverings indoors on the UC Riverside campus expired on Tuesday. In place between May 30 and June 13, the temporary mandate was designed to decrease the likelihood of COVID-19 transmission during the end of the spring quarter. Face covering guidelines have returned to what was in place prior to the...

By University Communications |

Astronomers identify protoclusters with new technique

Protoclusters are extended clumps of material that can eventually form today’s galaxy clusters. In a paper published in Nature, a research team, including UC Riverside physicist Simeon Bird and his graduate student Mahdi Qezlou, reports it has identified protoclusters using a new technique that differs from earlier methods by identifying clumps of...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Highlander Class of 2022 celebrates commencement

UC Riverside held 12 commencement ceremonies over the past week, attracting thousands of graduates and their families in the biggest in-person graduation celebration on campus since before the pandemic. The ceremonies began Friday, June 3, and concluded Monday, June 13. A total of 7,272 students were eligible to graduate. That included 1,117...

By University Communications |