Latest Stories for May 9th, 2023

UCR student wins third place in UC Grad Slam 2023

For her first time competing in Grad Slam, UC Riverside student Elissa Monteiro ended up going far. A doctoral student in school psychology, Monteiro last week won third place in UC Grad Slam 2023, an annual contest in which graduate students are judged on how well they communicate their research to a general audience in three minutes or less. The...

By Imran Ghori |

New high-tech greenhouse facility opens to researchers

At the top floor of UC Riverside’s new Plant Research 1 building, geneticist Julia Bailey-Serres is testing how to grow rice to withstand drought and flooding conditions in countries like India. In the laboratory next to her, researcher Bao-Lam Huynh is growing new varieties of cowpea plants that will be sent to Africa. Their work takes advantage...

By Imran Ghori |