Latest News for April 8th, 2019

New NASA-funded program to train K-12 students in STEM fields: Outreach components include public lectures, parent nights, and telescope viewing opportunities

NASA has awarded the University of California, Riverside a grant of $320,000 to launch a research and training program in STEM fields aimed at enhancing K-12 students’ experiences outside school hours. Titled “Launch Pad from High School to NASA: A Research and Training Program in STEM Fields,” the program has received funding for two years....

UCR physicist named top reviewer

UC Riverside physicist Igor Barsukov, who specializes in experimental condensed matter physics, is being honored by the journal Communications Physics as an outstanding reviewer of manuscripts for the month of March 2019. Outstanding referees are those who “have gone above and beyond what is expected of a reviewer in terms of the value of their...