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How to solve California’s digital divide

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By Tess Eyrich |

This is how we can improve response to the next pandemic

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By Tess Eyrich |

Sanctuary City Policy: A Mechanism for Reducing Inequalities by Immigrant Status in Latinx Children’s Mental Health

Principal and Co-Principal Investigators: Cecilia Ayón, Tanya Nieri, Bruce Link Title: Sanctuary City Policy: A Mechanism for Reducing Inequalities by Immigrant Status in Latinx Children’s Mental Health This study aims to examine if “sanctuary city” policy is an effective mechanism for reducing inequalities by immigrant origin status in Latino children’s mental health. In response to...

Congressional modernization jump-started by COVID-19

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Mother-daughter duo graduates from UC Riverside as part of the class of 2020

Both members of UC Riverside’s class of 2020, María Omary, M.A., and her daughter, Lina, M.D., will graduate this spring from UCR’s School of Public Policy and School of Medicine, respectively. The mother and daughter Highlanders share a lifelong passion for science and a deep interest in how the food we eat impacts brain function...
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Riverside Councilmember Addresses COVID-19 Relief and Recovery

On Wednesday, June 3rd, the UCR School of Public Policy will be hosting Councilmember Ronaldo Fierro for a virtual seminar regarding COVID-19 relief efforts in the City of Riverside. The event will be held online through Zoom on Wednesday, June 3rd, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Ronaldo Fierro was elected to the Riverside City...
By Maya Prasad |

SPP Students Debate: Lowering the Cost of Living in the Inland Empire

On Thursday, May 28th, the UCR School of Public Policy will be holding its first-ever Public Policy Debate. The topic of the debate will be: Lowering the Cost of Living in the Inland Empire. The event will be held online through Zoom on Thursday, May 28th, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The debate will...
By Maya Prasad |

Assemblymember Jose Medina to Address COVID-19 Crisis

On Wednesday, May 20th, the School of Public Policy will be hosting Assemblymember Jose Medina for a virtual seminar regarding the COVID-19 crisis. The event will be held online through Zoom on Wednesday, May 20th, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Assemblymember Jose Medina was elected in November 2012 to represent California's 61st Assembly District...
By Maya Prasad |

Rethinking (waste) water conservation

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A Generous Gift from the Deolalikars

A new endowed fund was established with a very generous gift from SPP’s Founding Dean Anil Deolalikar and his wife Padmaja. The fund which is named as the Anil and Padmaja Deolalikar Award in the School of Public Policy is designed to support both undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Public Policy for...

How might the coronavirus change the world around us?

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By TESS EYRICH |

Unintended Consequences of Water Conservation on the Use of Treated Municipal Wastewater

A manuscript created by SPP Professors Kurt Schwabe and Mehdi Nemati, along with Refat Amin (MPP '18), Quynh Tran, and David Jassby, has been accepted by Nature Sustainability.

David Brady and Bruce Link on the Consequences of Child Poverty

David Brady and Bruce Link on the Consequences of Child Poverty
By Maya Prasad |

Riverside’s First Latina City Councilwoman to Speak at UCR

Riverside’s First Latina City Councilwoman to Speak at UCR
By Maya Prasad |

Have you ever wanted to become a City Manager?

Have you ever wanted to become a City Manager?
By Maya Prasad |

Social Services Panel: A Discussion on Alleviating Homelessness in Southern California

Social Services Panel: A Discussion on Alleviating Homelessness in Southern California
By Maya Prasad |