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Human memory research provides insight into attained intelligence

Weiwei Zhang, assistant professor of psychology at UC Riverside, discussed findings from his recently published research paper, “Familiarity Increases the Number of Remembered Pokémon in Visual Short-term Memory” on Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 2...

Cynthia Larive named interim provost and executive vice chancellor

Following the resignation of UC Riverside Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Paul D’Anieri, Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox has chosen Dr. Cynthia K. Larive to fill the position of interim vice provost. Due to issues...

ASUCR passes resolution of no confidence in UC Regents

The fourth ASUCR senate meeting was called to order on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 6:16 p.m. with five members of the senate present at the time. Quorum was met at 6:40 p.m. Once quorum...

ASUCR approves bill to increase student representative GPA requirement to 2.5

Winter quarter’s second state of the association meeting took place on Wednesday, Feb. 15 in the senate chambers, with the call to order being made at 6:17 p.m with nine senators present. Senate resolution...

UCLA professor speaks about U.S. health disparities

On Friday, Feb. 17 at 4 p.m. in HUB 355, Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture at UCLA David E. Hayes-Bautista came to...

Professor Johnston explains the significance of NAFTA

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the White House on Monday, Feb. 13 to meet with President Donald Trump. Among the topics discussed at this meeting was the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)....

Food insecurity across the UC’s: How other campuses are fighting the problem

In Issue 16, the Highlander interviewed Grecia Marquez-Nieblas, coordinator of UC Riverside’s food pantry, R’Pantry, which has been working to combat food insecurity on campus for almost two years, to discuss hunger at UCR....

Joseph Sanberg shows us how to “actually fix things”

At 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15 in INTS 1113, UCR’s School of Public Policy (SPP) hosted a seminar entitled, “We Have to Actually Fix Things” featuring businessman Joseph Sanberg, in which he spoke...

Grant to engage UCR community in the issues of diversity

UC Riverside’s Center of Ideas and Society was awarded $500,000 in 2014 from the Andrew Mellon Foundation and $250,000 of this grant will be used toward funding the “Advancing Intercultural Studies” (AIS) project. Due...

UCR panel discusses presidential executive order

On Monday, Feb. 13, Associate Professor and Chair of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Department Muhammed Ali organized an event entitled “Conversation on the Immigration Ban,” which featured speakers including UCR professors and...