Content Tagged with: School of Public Policy

School of Public Policy moves up in national rankings

UCR's School of Public Policy graduate programs achieve the rank of 76th in the nation, an improvement over its ranking of 102 in 2022.

By David Danelski |

2023 ‘Highly Cited’ list celebrates UCR faculty influence

Researchers rank in top 1% worldwide

By Jules Bernstein |

UCR welcomes 52 new faculty members

UC Riverside welcomed 52 new permanent faculty members for the 2023-2024 academic year who come from a variety of disciplines and research interests. The new faculty members offer expertise on a wide range of subjects, from American politics to robot artificial intelligence to plant biochemistry. They include researchers from several top...

By UCR News |

UCR's Center for Geospatial Sciences eyes expansion

The explosive growth of hundreds of GIS applications in industry and government has put UCR's six-year-old Center for Geospatial Science in a growth mode.

By David Danelski |

Team that includes UCR researcher wins $17.5 million CDC award

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, has awarded $17.5 million to a coalition led by researchers at UC San Diego to develop innovative tools and networks to respond rapidly to emerging disease outbreaks. Richard Carpiano, a professor and public health researcher in UC Riverside’s School of Public Policy, is among the team of...

By UCR News |

Community chat exposes pandemic-related health disparities

Discussion topics included impact of the disease as well as health misinformation

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Youth Summit empowers hundreds of Inland area teens

About 350 Inland Empire high school students participated in the SoCal Youth Futures Summit at the University of California, Riverside, where they envisioned what they wanted for their futures and outlined steps to achieve their visions. The event on Feb. 10 featured townhall type talks by elected officials, including California Assembly members...

By David Danelski |

New School of Public Policy dean seeks programmatic growth

Less than a year ago, Mark Long, then a University of Washington associate dean and professor, served on a committee formed to evaluate undergraduate studies at UCR’s School of Public Policy. The school more than just made the grade. It became Long’s destiny. He was so impressed that he successfully applied to be the school’s second dean, taking...

By David Danelski |

Meet UCR’s new faculty members

For fall quarter 2022, UC Riverside welcomed 34 new permanent faculty members from a variety of disciplines. Learn more about the new faculty below: College of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences Sahin Acikgoz, an assistant professor of religious studies, is a member of the executive committee of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Program. They...

By Imran Ghori |

New dean of the UCR School of Public Policy named

Dear campus community, I am excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Mark Long as Dean of the School of Public Policy. His first day will be January 1, 2023. Mark joins us from the University of Washington, where he is a Professor in the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance and an Adjunct Professor of Economics. He previously served as...

By Elizabeth Watkins |

Getting scientists to talk ethics

UC Riverside Graduate Division and Center for Open Science partner to evaluate research ethics training intervention

By Tess Eyrich |

Cooperative Extension’s value to California agriculture

The University of California Cooperative Extension has provided the state’s farmers and ranchers with agricultural know-how for over a century — but how well does it work?

By Tess Eyrich |

Research initiative receives 'Beacon of Democracy' award

The initiative, AAPI Data, was established in 2013 by UC Riverside political scientist Karthick Ramakrishnan

By Tess Eyrich |