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  • "Becoming Richard Pryor" by Scott Saul

    Berkeley prof on ‘Becoming Richard Pryor’

    English professor Scott Saul discusses his new book, 'Becoming Richard Pryor' — a richly researched biography about the comedian that's accompanied by a website, “Richard Pryor’s Peoria,” which presents more than 200 photographs and documents from Pryor’s first two decades in Peoria, Ill.

  • holding a seedling at UCR Community Gardens

    Explore UC Riverside's Community Gardens

    The UCR Community Gardens provide a space to educate, engage, inspire and feed the campus and local community.

  • Pie

    Make the best pie ever, using science

    You may have Grandma’s recipe for the perfect crust, but do you really know what goes on at the molecular level? UCLA biophysicist Amy Rowat shares some of the scientific aspects of apple pie and explains how you can apply these insights in the kitchen.

  • We Are Built to Be Kind

    We are built to be kind

    Psychologist Dacher Keltner from UC Berkeley seeks to better understand why people evolved pro-social emotions like empathy, compassion and gratitude.

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  • Earth from 80,000 feet
    The view from on high

    The Triton Rocket Club — which aims to be the first university team to send a rocket into space — takes a look at Earth from 80,000 feet up via balloon. It's quite a sight.

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