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CNAS is home to world-renowned scholars pursuing research that deepens our knowledge of the universe we live in and improves the quality of life for inhabitants of the state, the nation, and the world.

Upcoming Events

Boyd Deep Canyon Lecture Series: Native bees of Southern California's deserts

Our deserts are home to some of the most biodiverse bee communities on Earth, but they are also imperiled by warming temperatures. Dr. Hollis Woodard will...

3/28 6pm
Are We Alone Lecture Series: VENUS

Timothy Lyons, distinguished professor of biogeochemistry in UCR's Department of Earth Sciences and director of the Alternative Earths Astrobiology Center,...

4/2 6pm
UCR Science Lecture Series First-Generation Science

Gravitational Waves: From Einstein to a New Science by Barry Barish, Distinguished Professor of Physics and Nobel Laureate, UCR College of Natural and...

4/3 6pm
Grad Slam Exhibition at UCR Palm Desert Center

Presented by UC Riverside Graduate Student Resource Center What do UCR grad students DO? Why does their work matter to the world? Find out at the 2019 UCR...

4/4 6pm
School of Medicine Spring Community Open House

The UCR School of Medicine will be holding our Spring Community Open House on Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 8 a.m. - 12 noon at the School of Medicine...

4/6 8am

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